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    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • Negro Students Spread Protest to Kress Store

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-1. It reports a counter-protest initiated by local white student at Woolworth's lunch counter and another sit-in protest initiated at Kress, another...
    • Student Strength Rises In Protest at Lunch Counter

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page . It discusses the growing number of students from A & T College participating in the sit-in protests and Woolworth's response to the protesters. The...
    • Aid Given Negroes' Protest

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. It reports on developments on the sit-in protest at the Woolworth lunch counter. A few students from Dudley High School and Woman's College UNC...
    • A&T Students Protest Social Inhibitions

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1960 News in Review article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian discusses the recent sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to presenting a summary...
    • Action Provoked In Local Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC) gives an account of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins that began on February 1, 1960 at...
    • Ann Dearsley Reviews Lunch Counter Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC), consists of a review and analysis by contributor Ann Dearsley of the Greensboro lunch...
    • Store Given Integration Proposal

    • 1960-02-12
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 12, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on discussions between the F.W. Woolworth Company and the Congress of Racial Equality on a plan to integrate the lunch...
    • Halt Is Called To Protest At Center

    • 1960-02-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that student protesters announce they will halt demonstrations at a Woolworth store in Raleigh's Cameron Village after the...
    • Negro Told Not To Fear Jail Terms

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s visit to Durham, NC. During his visit, Dr. King visits the Woolworth store in downtown...
    • 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here

    • 1970-01-30
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and...
    • South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • Oral History Interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by William Chafe

    • 1971-05-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 12, 1971 oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Mr. and Mrs. Blair's experience with school and business segregation and desegregation from the late 1940s to 1960 in Greensboro,...

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