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    • [Edward A. Small House, ca. 1880]

    • 1880
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • Written on verso: "Left to right: Mrs. Mary Thacker Small, Capt. Edward A. Small (Civil War Confederate Army), Alice McCabe Small (in window, Mrs. William O. White), Lillian White (Mrs. William B. Merrimon). This picture taken week before the trees...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • Oral history interview with Vickie Kilimanjaro, 2008

    • 2008-04-04
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Vickie Kilimanjaro was born in Enfield, North Carolina, and attended North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) in Durham. Kilimanjaro married and moved to Greensboro in 1956. She discusses her career in library science, her...
    • [Financial and legal documents - Porter Drug Store]

    • 1843-1889
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • Twenty-six items are from the Porter Drug Store from 1853-1889. The majority are receipts for items purchased and several are signed by W.C. Porter. See the finding aid for the various names of this drugstore at different times. Also included is an...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • Statement of concerns [draft]

    • 1982-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This undated statement of concerns by the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident includes background about the group and expresses its two main concerns: (1) to pursue federal prosecution on civil rights charges of the parties responsible...
    • [Photograph of Enola Mixon with Rev. Jessie Jackson]

    • Undated
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This undated photograph shows Enola Mixon with the Reverend Jackson, probably in Greensboro. Reverend Jackson was student body president of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University during the 1963 Civil Rights protests in...
    • Looking back

    • Undated
    • CC002 Andrea Wright Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This undated article from the Greensboro News and Record looks back at St. Stephen United Church of Christ and shows the original church building on Gorrell Street, which stood from 1949-1975. It was a meeting place for civil rights organizers in...
    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Oral History Interview with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley primarily documents Stanley's involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, particularly during the 1963 sit-ins....
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by Clay Carson

    • 1972-04-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an April 10, 1972, oral history interview conducted by Clay Carson with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth's sit-in on February 1, 1960. Topics include the...
    • Story of desegregation in Greensboro, NC

    • 1959-03-05
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This transcript of a statement made by Greensboro school Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 5, 1959, tells the history of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith...
    • Oral History Interview with Cleo McCoy by William Chafe

    • 1977-09-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a September 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Cleo McCoy primarily documents McCoy's experiences at North Carolina A&T State University during the 1950s and 1960s. He discusses veterans attending A&T...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the sit-in movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Richmond recalls early...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Wooden by William Link

    • 1989-02-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of a February 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Ralph Wooden, Wooden describes his experiences as an African-American in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He also recalls the political struggles...

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