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  • Description: Counter
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    • [Man working at front counter]

    • 1958
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy V Gilley is seen on February 28, 1956 behind the counter of his gas station store at 4608 Summit Avenue in Greensboro.
    • A&T Students Protest Social Inhibitions

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1960 News in Review article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian discusses the recent sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to presenting a summary...
    • [Photograph of Clarence Lee Harris]

    • 1955-03-01
    • Manning Studio Photograph Collection
    • This photographic portrait depicts Clarence "Curly" Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. The photograph was taken March 1, 1955 at Manning Studio in Greensboro, most likely by...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • [Lunch Counter at the USO]

    • 1941-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Men are served sodas and food by the ladies working at the lunch counter inside the USO in Greensboro.
    • [Airmen Working in the Laundry Room]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A group of soldiers wait for service at a counter inside one of the Post Exchange branches at BTC-10/ORD in Greensboro.
    • [Purchasing Ration Stamps]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • People stand at a counter and wait to fill out forms for ration stamps.
    • [Woman Filling Out Paperwork]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A woman stands among other patrons at a counter where ration cards are administered.
    • [Applying for a Marriage License]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A woman stands up to the counter to apply for a marriage license, a soldier waits in the background.
    • [Woman Examining Cloth]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An African American woman examines some cloth as a sales lady waits behind the counter.
    • [Ration Office]

    • 1942
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Workers at the Ration office pose behind a desk. The service counter can be seen in the background with signs that indicate the different types of rations.
    • [Ration Office]

    • 1942
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Workers at the Ration office pose behind a desk. The service counter can be seen in the background with signs that indicate the different types of rations.
    • [Veteran Bonus]

    • 1945-1946
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Men behind the counter at the Guilford National Bank assist vets applying for GI benefits.
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • [A&P Supermarket, 221 Commerce Place, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1947-06
    • Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers
    • Photograph of the candy counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first...
    • [A&P Supermarket, 221 Commerce Place, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1947-06
    • Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers
    • Photograph of the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first...
    • [A&P Supermarket, 221 Commerce Place, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1947-06
    • Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers
    • Photograph of the dairy counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first...
    • [A&P Supermarket, 221 Commerce Place, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1947-06
    • Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers
    • Photograph of a butcher at the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of...
    • [A&P Supermarket, 221 Commerce Place, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1947-06
    • Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers
    • Photograph of the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first...

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