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    • Journey IV

    • 1976-03-16
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 16, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes the college's fourth annual Journey Into Blackness event sponsored by the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB)....
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1970-03-17
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this March 17, 1970 letter to Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier, President Grimsley Hobbs reports on several of the school's African American students speaking to members of the college's administration and faculty about pressures they...
    • [Letter from Seth C Macon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 19, 1970 letter Seth Macon gives his opinion about Guilford College's handling of black students requests for better conditions on campus. The letter questions the college's decision to honor the request for use of campus cars, and...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker, 1959

    • 1959
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • As the 1950s came to a close, there was already a foundation of international student involvement at Guilford College which can again be seen in the 1959 yearbook, The Quaker. Heea Hadler from Indonesia was one such student and was the vice...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker

    • 1956
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1956 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. Students include Asian American Wako...
    • Racial separatism: the students' choice

    • 1984-03-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This March 25, 1984 investigative report, published in the Greensboro News & Record, measures the progress of integration on the campuses of predominantly white University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and University of North Carolina at...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time 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...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [June/July 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • [Notice of next meeting]

    • 1982-08-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (two pages) of an August 11, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discuss plans to request a special prosecutor to investigate the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...
    • Call for Justice in Greensboro

    • 1980-11-21
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This tri-fold brochure was produced in support of federal prosecution for the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, North Carolina.
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident group committee report]

    • 1982-02-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This February 25, 1982, committee report (seven pages) from the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident contains the committee's recommendations for a mass meeting to report on the group's progress to date. The plan discusses media...

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