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    • ["The Emperor Jones"]

    • 1976
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph appeared in Greensboro College's 1976 yearbook, The Echo and shows the play "The Emperor Jones." This was the first play at Greensboro College to feature African American student actors and focus on African American themes.
    • [Bill McClain]

    • 1975
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of senior photograph of William "Bill" McClain appeared in Greensboro College's 1975 yearbook, The Echo. Bill McClain helped found the school's United Afro-American Society (UAAS), played and coached Greensboro College basketball,...
    • [Deloris Gilchrist]

    • 1976
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Deloris Gilchrist appeared in Greensboro College's 1976 yearbook, The Echo. Gilchrist became Greensboro College's first African American Homecoming Queen in 1976.
    • [Fred Davie]

    • 1978
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Fred Davie appeared in Greensboro College's 1978 yearbook, The Echo. Davie became the first African American Student Government Association (SGA) president at Greensboro College in 1978.
    • [Greensboro College basketball team]

    • 1968
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of an integrated basketball team appeared in Greensboro College's 1968 yearbook, The Echo. Intercollegiate athletics first began at the college in 1966. William Estes (W. Estes) was the first black athlete to be pictured in...
    • [Greensboro College Beta Iota Omega]

    • 1971
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Beta Iota Omega appeared in Greensboro College's 1971 yearbook, The Echo, depicts the first African American student accepted into the organization. She was not pictured with any of the classes and has not been further...
    • [Greensboro College cheerleaders]

    • 1974
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph appeared in Greensboro College's 1974 yearbook, The Echo, and depicts school's first African American cheerleaders.
    • [Greensboro College freshman class officers]

    • 1970
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of the freshman class officers appeared in Greensboro College's 1970 yearbook, The Echo, and depicts Leonard Lassiter, 1970 Freshman Class President and the first black class officer at Greensboro College.
    • [Greensboro College Glee Club]

    • 1971
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of the student Glee Club appeared in Greensboro College's 1971 yearbook, The Echo and shows the first African American student to participate in that student organization.
    • [Joseph Andrew Williams]

    • 1967
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Joseph Andrew Williams appeared in Greensboro College's 1967 yearbook, The Echo. This is the first Greensboro College yearbook in which there is a photograph of a black student and Joseph Williams was one of first African...
    • [Nathaniel A. Nkanta]

    • 1970
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Nathaniel A. Nkanta appeared in Greensboro College's 1970 yearbook, The Echo. Nathaniel A. Nkanta became Greensboro College's first black graduate in May of 1971. Mr. Nkanta was originally from Nigeria. In late 1968, Nkanta was...
    • [Penny Sherlon Shamberger]

    • 1972
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of Penny Sherlon Shamberger appeared in Greensboro College's 1972 yearbook, The Echo. Shamberger became Greensboro College's first African American graduate in 1973.
    • [United Afro-American Society]

    • 1974
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of the United Afro-African Society (UAAS) appeared in Greensboro College's 1974 yearbook, The Echo. The UAAS was a student organization founded at Greensboro College in 1974. The UAAS was open to all students and sought to make the...
    • A&T Choir to Sing

    • 1952-02-01
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 1, 1952 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Carolinian, contains an announcement that the North Carolina A&T College Glee Club was to sing in Greensboro College's Odell Auditorium during the college's...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 11, 1960 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Edward H. Bryant, Jr. discusses the Woolworth sit-ins that occurred on Feb. 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the student meetings...
    • Assembly - A Beginning?

    • 1970-02-13
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 13, 1970 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, AEF (actual name unknown) discusses the "Black Awareness" gathering that had occurred at the school on February 3, 1970. The author hopes...
    • Black Enrollment Studied

    • 1970-01
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This January 1957 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, describes several studies examining black enrollment at southern colleges.
    • Boyd to Appear at G.C.

    • 1969-10-10
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 10, 1969 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, announces an upcoming visit and speech by Rev. Malcolm Boyd at the school on March 23, 1970. Rev. Boyd was a civil rights activist and a political...
    • Current Opinion

    • 1954-12-03
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Written on the heels of the US Supreme Court decision in Brown v. the Board of Education, this December 3, 1954 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reflects the opinions of Greensboro College students...
    • First Black S.G.A. President at G.C.

    • 1977-04-18
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 18, 1977 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Albert Case interviews Fred Davie, the school's first black Student Government Association (SGA) president. Davie, who previously served as the...

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