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  • Description: Sit-ins
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    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Vickie Kilimanjaro, 2008

    • 2008-04-04
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Vickie Kilimanjaro was born in Enfield, North Carolina, and attended North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) in Durham. Kilimanjaro married and moved to Greensboro in 1956. She discusses her career in library science, her...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward Zane by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Edward Zane primarily documents Zane's work as the chairman of the Human Relations Committee during the 1960 sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Ima Edwards by Jim Schlosser

    • 1988
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser circa 1988 with Imna Edwards, Ms. Edwards describes her observations of the Woolworth's sit-ins as an employee at the bakery counter. She briefly discusses the first students...
    • Oral History Interview with William Thomas Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview by William Chafe circa 1975 with William Thomas Jr. primarily documents Thomas' involvement in the 1963 demonstrations in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Dr. Willa Player and the Bennett...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics include reaction to the Brown v. Board...
    • Oral History Interview with Warren Ashby by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-03
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 3, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Warren Ashby primarily documents Ashby's membership with the Greensboro Community Fellowship and recollections of racial activism in the...
    • Oral History Interview with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley primarily documents Stanley's involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, particularly during the 1963 sit-ins....
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the sit-in movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Richmond recalls early...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...
    • Remembering the Sit-In

    • 1989-09-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This September 17, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record outlines the work of local organization, the February One Society, who was planning for the anniversary celebration of the sit-ins that happened at the Greensboro Woolworth...
    • [Greensboro Four postal cover]

    • 2000-02-01
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This postal cover depicts and commemorates the fortieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins of February, 1960. A period image of the "Greensboro Four" is accompanied by autographs of participants Franklin McClain and Joseph A. McNeil. Lynn...
    • [Photograph of Clarence Lee Harris]

    • 1955-03-01
    • Manning Studio Photograph Collection
    • This photographic portrait depicts Clarence "Curly" Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. The photograph was taken March 1, 1955 at Manning Studio in Greensboro, most likely by...
    • [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...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....

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