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    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • W.C. informer [number 2]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The second issue of W.C. Informer primarily discusses economic and political trends in in North Carolina, including voter registration and participation. Statistics are presented on poverty, living conditions (lack of running water, infant...
    • W.C. informer [number 3]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The third issue of W.C. Informer criticizes policies of the Truman administration, particularly the nomination of Edwin Pauley as Undersecretary of the Navy, which resulted in the protest resignation of Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes. There...
    • W.C. informer [number 4]

    • 1946-03-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fourth issue of W.C. Informer discusses of nuclear weapons, federal labor policy (specifically a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would curtail union activities such as "sympathy strikes" wher one union walks out in support of...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • W.C. informer [number 9]

    • 1946-04-28
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The ninth issue of W.C. Informer notes that "infamous preacher of race hatred" Gerald Smith had called a "nationalist congress" for the following month. Smith was well-known for his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Communist views. The newsletter...
    • W.C. informer [number 10]

    • 1946-05-06
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The tenth issue of W.C. Informer encourages students to assist in voter registration drives and to vote themselves when they become eligible. Voter registration drives were a major part of the early civil rights movement. W.C. Informer was a...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • Writer Discusses Race Prejudice at G.C.

    • 1951-03-16
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March, 16, 1951 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reports on writer Lillian Smith's talk to Greensboro College girls regarding her view on race relations in America. Smith is author of Strange Fruit...
    • Miss Biswas From Pakistan to Visit G.C. March 11-13

    • 1954-03-04
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 4, 1954 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, announces the upcoming visit of Miss Biswas of Pakistan to the Greensboro College campus. Miss Biswas was a member of the Student Volunteer Movement...
    • Current Opinion

    • 1954-12-03
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Written on the heels of the US Supreme Court decision in Brown v. the Board of Education, this December 3, 1954 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reflects the opinions of Greensboro College students...
    • Community approach to better human relations

    • 1954-12-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech on desegregation given by Dr. Gordon W. Lovejoy to the Greensboro Community Council, on December 21, 1954. Lovejoy was a visiting sociology professor at Guilford College and taught classes at Greensboro College at...
    • UNC Body Bans Segregation

    • 1955-03-04
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Picking up a report from the Daily Tar Heel out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The Guilfordian reported on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Wesley Foundation policy to desegregate the Methodist student organization. This went...
    • You Might Have Known

    • 1957-11-20
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 20, 1957 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, discusses a controversial State Student Legislature (SSL) resolution which urged the "repeal of all State laws and constitutional provisions in...
    • Anthropology: Are People Really Different?

    • 1960-02-01
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1960 article was published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian "as a preface to the forthcoming visit of Margaret Mead to the campus." The article discussed how anthropology works and what it studies....
    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-09-23
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This September 23, 1960 op-ed article in The Collegian, Greensboro College's student newspaper, gives Ed Bryant's views on the Kennedy administration, labor, the Democratic Party's stance on civil rights, and religion. Between 1960 and 1961, Mr....
    • Silent South: Part One

    • 1960-12-02
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 2, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the first of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this segment Wood describes several racially motivated events that had occurred in the...

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