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    • Letters to the Editor: Black Student Reflections

    • 1977-04-26
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 26, 1977 letter to the editor was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and relates the experiences of class of '77 student Alice Chandler as an African American student at the predominantly white school.
    • The Quaker, 1950

    • 1950
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Throughout the 1950 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, there are photos of Japanese, Hawaiian, and American Indian women of color. These individual and club photos and their descriptions reflect the involvement of these women and their...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • 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' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • Do the right thing

    • 1990-08-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Franklin McCain, one of the four original participants in the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, appeared in the August 26, 1990, Greensboro News & Record, and focuses discriminatory practices within private clubs in the south. McCain cites a...
    • 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...
    • Personal essay: Why cause trouble

    • 1973-03-05
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This personal essay by Doug Harris, published in the May 5, 1973, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an explanation the writer's actions relating to challenges made against...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-05]

    • 1979-11-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of six pages of the November 5, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). This issue reports on the October, 1979, founding of the CWP. Articles chronicle the history of communist...
    • Federal prosecution in the case of the Greensboro massacre

    • 1981-06-26
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 26, 1981 report produced by the Greensboro Justice Fund seeks to clarify several aspects of the pending legal cases surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march at which five protesters were killed. The report takes a close...
    • Senate requests explanation

    • 1973-04-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This article, published in the April 12, 1973, edition of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports that the Student Government Association (SGA) had requested a further explanation from...
    • Thoughts recorded Sunday, March 30, 1969

    • 1969-03-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This three-page document contains University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Freguson's personal thoughts on certain aspects and events related to the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27 - April 2, 1969....
    • [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...

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