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    • 20 years ago

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins on their twentieth anniversary. The author reflects that "it is hard to believe now how absurd and pervasive and degrading the various...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • [Aerial view of Shaw Residence Hall]

    • 1986-02
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Aerial view of the Shaw Residence hall with people walking along the sidewalks. This photograph was taken in February 1986.
    • [Benbow Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...
    • [Letter from Harry G. Boyte to Sid Goldberg]

    • 1963-06-13
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • This June 13, 1963 letter from Harry G. Boyte to North American Newspaper Alliance editor Sid Goldberg details an altercation Boyte had with Greensboro Police Department Captain William Jackson while taking notes for a news article on local...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson of the Youth Organization for Black Unity]

    • 1972-12-10
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This six-page letter from Nelson Johnson of the Youth Organization for Black Unity (YOBU), dated December 10, 1972, invites black student leaders to affiliate their organizations with YOBU. The letter describes YOBU's major national programs, with...
    • [Minutes of Faculty Council]

    • 1903-04-13
    • UA1.7 UNCG Faculty Council/General Faculty
    • Details discussion of a motion to remove "Hygiene" from entrance requirements to be replaced by "Physical Culture" in the freshman curriculum, as recommended by a report presented by the curriculum committee. This motion is reported to have...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • [Notes regarding meetings with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell]

    • 1963-04-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • These notes, dated April 23, 1963, relate to meetings the unidentified author, presumably Harry Boyte, had with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell, both of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)and residents of Greensboro. Comments from both...
    • [Paraphrase of statement to Frank Pleasants of Greensboro Record]

    • 1967-11-15
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a note of statements apparently made by University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to Frank Pleasants of the Greensboro Record on November 15, 1967. The comments concern the controversial Black...
    • [Photograph of Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-01
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph shows a presentation at the Black Power Forum which took place on the UNCG campus in November 1967. The three-day forum brought together speakers and panelists to discuss various aspects of the Black Power movement. This...
    • [Scrapbook of Mrs. G.W. Whitsett]

    • 1910
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This "8th Anniversary Conference of the Young People's Missionary Movement " scrapbook is a record of the missionary education activities in which Mrs. G. W. Whitsett participated during the summer of 1910. She saved photographs, notes and...
    • [Shaw Residence Hall entrance]

    • 1955
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This circa 1950s photograph shows the entrance to the Shaw Residence Hall.
    • [Shaw Residence Hall in the snow]

    • 2000
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the Shaw Residence Hall in the snow. The Shaw Residence Hall, designed by Harry Barton of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1919. In 1921 it was named for Anna Howard Shaw, leader in the women’s suffrage movement, who...
    • [Shaw Residence Hall]

    • 1938
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the Shaw Residence Hall, covered in ivy, taken in the late 1930s.
    • [Shaw Residence Hall]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This 1920 photograph shows the entrance to the Shaw Residence Hall.

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