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    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • [Notes on interview with George Roach by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 6, 1972, interview with George Roach. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GR" for "George Roach" and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Roach discussed Governor Luther...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club]

    • 1957-11-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendum. Smith states that he wants to provide "equal...
    • Staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1959
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page document from the U.S. Civil Rights Commission is a staff summary of desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1959. Descriptions of Greensboro's demography, educational background, composition of the board of education, groups...
    • [James Benson Dudley High School, Service of Dedication of the Media Center]

    • 2000-2009
    • CC020 McAdoo Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The Media Center at Dudley High School in Greensboro was named in honor of Mrs. Nannie McAdoo Dick. Her photogaph is included on the front cover of this program commemoratiing its deication. A list of the speakers, including Lola A. McAdoo, is...
    • 60th anniversary and 33rd recognition awards banquet

    • 1999-10-31
    • CC025 T.O. Stokes, Jr,. Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This 60th Anniversary of the Greensboro Men's Club program features a birds-eye view of the newly renovated Hayes-Taylor YMCA, located at 1101 East Market Street. There are messages from Executive Director Thomas J. Scott, Jr., and Board Chairman...
    • GMC : Greensboro Men's Club founded 1929

    • 2014
    • CC025 T.O. Stokes, Jr,. Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This is the 85th anniversary edition of the Greensboro Men's Club program, and includes a three page history of the club (pp.007-009), which was founded in 1928. This copy is autographed by T. O. Stokes, Jr.

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