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  • Description: Woolworth
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    • Benbow House and Elm Street, looking south

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Benbow Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...
    • Guilford Hotel rotunda and offive

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel dining room

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at South Elm Street and West Sycamore Street (now February One Place) in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • A&T Students Launch 'Sit-Down' Demand for Service at Downtown Lunch Counter

    • 1960-02-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-1. This clipping discusses four students from A & T College beginning a sit-in protest at the F.W. Woolworth Co. store in downtown Greensboro.
    • Into Sharp Focus

    • 1960-02-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-14. It reports on the impact of the sit-in protest at the downtown Woolworth store and the growing attention on civil rights issues.
    • Movement By Negroes Growing

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports developments in the Woolworth sit-in protests. Students from Bennett College join the protesters from A & T College and a...
    • 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...
    • Leadership at the Five and Ten

    • 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 A-6. The article comments on the sit-in protests at Woolworth and suggests that peaceful mediation between the involved parties should be employed...
    • Sitdown Incident

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. This article is an editorial commenting on the negative impact of the sit-in protests at Woolworth.
    • 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...
    • White Men Arrested at Sitdown

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports on the arrest of two white counter-protesters in the Woolworth store. The article also covers the growing number of...
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...

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