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    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming presentation by Floyd McKissick former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and describes the...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1970 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the achievements of African American students, as well as the increasing presence of African American staff and faculty. This was the first year that black players were pictured with the...
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • Wage Problems Discussed

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Craig Chapman reports on wage issues for non-professional employees at the college which were largely African American, thus framing the...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • 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...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • 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...
    • Political gains, but not power

    • 1987-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This late 1987 article by Kimberly McLarin of the Greensboro News & Record was the third in a December, 1987, four-part series on race relations in Greensboro (entitled "Two Worlds: Black & White") and focuses both on positive changes and aspects...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • Group Polls Students On Integration; Compares GC with Duke, Deacons

    • 1960-05-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 5, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian presents the results of a Greensboro College student poll regarding whether or not the school should integrate. The Greensboro College results were...
    • 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...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1969]

    • 1969
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil rights issues on campus during the...
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, North Carolina enacted legislation, known as the Pearsall Plan allowing students to...
    • Administrative report of the Anti-Klan rally, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1979-11-19
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) confronted Communist Workers Party (CWP) members...

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