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    • [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...
    • [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...
    • Probe

    • 1968-10-18
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Robert Meares describes a newspaper printed by black students from nine schools in New York ghettos called 40 Acres and a Mule . Meares admires...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins and how they changed us

    • 1983-05-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 15, 1983 article, William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, reflects on his experiences as a member of the Greensboro news media during the time of the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's. Snider...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • [Letter of Support from Franklin D. Parker to Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1967-11-19
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 19, 1967, from Franklin D. Parker of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Department of History and Political Science to UNCG Chancellor James Sharbrough Fergsuon, expresses Parker's support for...
    • SLATER WORKERS STRIKE

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1969, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports on the beginning on the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27-April 2, 1967. In this article, the...
    • [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...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1981-11-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These are minutes (four pages) of a Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident meeting held November 24, 1981, at the Trevi Fountain restaurant. At this meeting, the group agreed on a statement of purpose stressing its support for federal...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-26]

    • 1979-12-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of eight pages from the December 26, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), which pertain to the November 3, 1979 death to the Klan march, known as the Greensboro Massacre....
    • 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...

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