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    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [full audio recording]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • N.C. Stores Close Down Counter

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports that the representatives from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organization of New York advised student protesters from...
    • Picketing of Stores Planned

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports on the possible spread of sit-in protests to Greenville, SC and plans for demonstrators to picket in front of a Woolworth...
    • City Is Quiet On Counter Front

    • 1960-02-11
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 11, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-15. This article reports on the continued closure of the lunch counters in the Woolworth and Kress stores in Greensboro. Other news includes...
    • 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...
    • 41 Negroes Charged With Trespassing In Raleigh Area

    • 1960-02-13
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 13, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports the arrest of 41 demonstrators and passersby in front of a Raleigh Woolworth store. Other news includes the spread of...
    • 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...
    • 3 Persons Arrested in Racial Trouble

    • 1960-02-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on the arrest of three young men after an altercation in front of a Woolworth store in High Point. Other news includes...
    • 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...
    • Rumblings On Sitdowns Continue

    • 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. This article reports the possible re-opening of the lunch counters at the Woolworth and Kress stores in downtown Greensboro.
    • Nationwide Boycott of Stores Sought

    • 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-4. The article reports that the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) of New York public suggests a boycott of F.W. Woolworth stores around the...
    • Negroes Refused Service; Leave Store Quietly

    • 1960-02-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-14. The article reports the re-opening of a F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in Hampton, VA and continued sit-in protests by students.
    • 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.
    • A&T Students Drop Sitdown Protest; Plan Negotiations

    • 1960-02-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports that students from A & T agree to end the protests of both Woolworth and Kress stores pending negotiation with the...
    • Segregation Resistance To Continue

    • 1960-02-23
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 23, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports a meeting held by students in Durham, NC to discuss the continuation of the protests. Other news includes the impending...
    • Counter Service Is Resumed At Durham

    • 1960-02-26
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 26, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-12. The article reports that both Woolworth and Kress stores re-opened lunch counters in Durham, NC.
    • Fair Treatment

    • 1960-02-27
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 27, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial from a local Greensboro business owner supports integration of the lunch counters at both Woolworth and Kress stores.
    • 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...

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