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    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1970-03-17
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this March 17, 1970 letter to Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier, President Grimsley Hobbs reports on several of the school's African American students speaking to members of the college's administration and faculty about pressures they...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Mayor W.L. Beamon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Beomon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Seth C Macon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Macon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • The Quaker, 1953

    • 1953
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1953 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows a distinct increase in the representation of international students, highlighted with the portraits of four "Special Students" which includes Abduldatif Ahmad Fakhoury and Mahmaud Ahmad...
    • The Quaker, 1950

    • 1950
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Throughout the 1950 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, there are photos of Japanese, Hawaiian, and American Indian women of color. These individual and club photos and their descriptions reflect the involvement of these women and their...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • The Quaker, 1976

    • 1976
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1976 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows continued progress in integrating the campus community. Included are two pages dedicated to the student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). The large student-run...
    • 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...
    • Racial separatism: the students' choice

    • 1984-03-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This March 25, 1984 investigative report, published in the Greensboro News & Record, measures the progress of integration on the campuses of predominantly white University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and University of North Carolina at...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • 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...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....
    • A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, 1990, the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. All four original...

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