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  • Description: Woolworth’s
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    • 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...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1994-05-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1991-02-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • [Letter from the Mobilization Committee recruiting community involvement]

    • 1979-12-19
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 19, 1979 appeal letter from the February 2nd Mobilizing Committee solicits co-sponsorship of the group's activities by other community organizations. The letter describes recent Ku Klux Klan activity including the November 3, 1979,...
    • [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...
    • [Racial Balance Busing]

    • 1971-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This handwritten letter to the editor by Clarence "Curly" Harris was written in response to an October 3, 1971 editorial in the Durham Morning Herald, entitled "Folly of Racial Balance Busing." In this letter, Harris expresses his agreement with...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • 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...
    • Colleges celebrate black history

    • 1984-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These announcements of Black History Month events and speaking engagements sponsored by colleges in Greensboro in 1984 were published in the Greensboro Daily News on January 30, 1984. The highlighted event was a collaborative effort by most of the...
    • 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...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • Flawed report

    • 1980-10-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 12, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial examines a report by the Human Relations Commission on the violence at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The...

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