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    • Golf Club Charged with Racism

    • 1971-10-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 1, 1971 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the racial discrimination of college staff, Dick Woodward, by the local Longview Golf Club. Woodward, who served as the college's Director...
    • [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...
    • 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.
    • [Memorandum from J. Floyd Moore to Guilford College Board of Trustees]

    • 1961-01-12
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • This January 12, 1961 memorandum from J. Floyd Moore tries to persuade Guilford College to send representatives to the meetings of the Friends World Committee on Consultation in Kenya. The letter asks that trustee Robert Frazier and Guilford...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • 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

    • 1947
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1947 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school, and highlight their continued involvement in campus activities. Senior Eddie Hirabayashi was in multiple organizations and was...
    • 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...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • On the playgrounds, it's a mixed bag

    • 1987-12-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 14, 1987, article from the Greensboro News & Record by sports writer Lisa D. Mickey, reports on the effect of race relations on recreational sports in Greensboro. The article begins with a history of the integration of the Gillespie...
    • 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...
    • Re-examining the sit-ins

    • 1989-06-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lex Alexander appeared in the June 25, 1989 Greensboro News & Record, and reflects concerns within Greensboro's African American community that important aspects of the civil rights movement and of segregation were being forgotten...
    • 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...

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