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    • 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...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • 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...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • [Timeline of events related to the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-02-10
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This document, dated February 10, 1960, is a chronological listing of events surrounding the Greensboro sit-ins, which began February 1, 1960, including the response of Woman's College and Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The timeline documents...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These are minutes (two pages) of a Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident meeting held October 28, 1981, at the Trevi Fountain restaurant. Included is a report on a forum held October 27, 1981, on the federal investigation into the murder...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • Nelson Johnson Jailed: Government Agents, Klan and Nazis Free!

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This two-page flyer is largely a statement made by Nelson Johnson, Greensboro resident and Communist Workers Party member, prior to being jailed on contempt of court charges related to initial charges of participating in a riot. Johnson was...
    • A Game of Non-Violence in Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1963
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • This is a fifteen page essay by Robert Watson regarding freedom marches led by activist Jesse Jackson, in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the spring of 1963. Watson discusses the relationship between Jesse Jackson and Greensboro detective Captain...
    • 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...
    • [Biographical information on Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This four-page document provides biographical information about Benjamin L. Smith, including a brief biographical sketch and lists of his organizations, accomplishments, and interests. Smith had served as the superintendent of Greensboro city...

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