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    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • The shootings and after: A CWP response

    • 1980-03-30
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A letter from Signe Waller published in the Viewpoint section of the Greensboro News & Record, on March 30, 1980. The letter is in regards to an essay by Robert Watson on the murder of five members of the Communist Workers Party at the Death to the...
    • Monitor: Klan-Nazi Verdict Aid Racists

    • 1982-04-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited April 13, 1982, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports on findings of the Southern Poverty Law Center that the not-guilty verdicts against Ku Klux Klan members involved in the 1979 Greensboro Massacre had aided Klan members...
    • Cameramen: Klan Shooting Looked Planned

    • 1982-04-21
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News discusses the testimony of two news photographers who said that the 1979 Greensboro Massacre looked like a planned action. Both reporters were eyewitnesses and also videotaped...
    • Informant tells about shootings for first time

    • 1982-04
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. In...
    • Civil rights groups here express concern about Nov. 3 killings

    • 1982-05-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This May 15, 1982, article by Alex Mukendi of the Carolina Peacemaker reports that several civil rights groups have ongoing concerns about the dissemination of truthful information related to the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at...
    • A Call For Justice in Greensboro

    • 1982-06-27
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 27, 1982, advertisement in the Greensboro News & Record, placed by the Greensboro Justice Fund, discussed the group's concerns over the federal grand jury probe into the 1979 Greensboro Massacre. The group was concerned about possible...
    • Pictures of 5 slain shown before killings

    • 1982-07-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 8, 1982, article by Alex Charns of The [Burlington] Times-News reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a week...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • Police Could Have Prevented Rally Shooting, Informant Says

    • 1982-07-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 23, 1982, article by Mark Wright of The [Winston-Salem] Sentinel reports on comments by Greensboro police informant Edward Dawson prior to his testimony before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related...
    • U.S. agency stalls Greensboro investigation

    • 1981-04-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This article by Jon Rosenblum from the April 7, 1981, edition of The Chronicle, Duke University's student newspaper, criticizes the federal government's lack of action on the November 3, 1979 murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the...
    • Oral history interview with Larry Moore, 2010

    • 2010-01-22
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Larry Moore was born in Wilson, North Carolina, in 1948. He discusses the difficulties of integration, the political climate after Brown v. Board of Education, and the effect of Jim Crow laws in the South. Moore enrolled in the Naval Academy and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Victoria Guthrie, 2008

    • 2008-07-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Victoria Guthrie was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She moved to North Carolina with her husband in the early 1970s so she could complete her undergraduate degree at Guilford College. Guthrie discusses her nearly thirty-year career with the...
    • DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro...
    • [Indict the U.S. Government's Upside Down Justice / Free the Greensboro Six]

    • 1980-05-03
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 3, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces the release on bail of three of the six CWP members indicted on rioting charges stemming from the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the...
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • Who Are the Greensboro Three?

    • 1980
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer provides background information on three Communist Workers party (CWP) member accused of inciting to riot during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the death of five CWP protestors (also known as the...

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