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    • A resolution on segregation

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This pamphlet, sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) based in New York, NY, put forth the resolution reached during the ACCC's 16th Spring Convention which addressed the issue of racial segregation within the Christian...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • [Committee on the Study of Time and Place Report to Faculty]

    • 1952-04-14
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This committee report on inter-racial policies at Guilford College is included in the April 14, 1952 faculty meeting minutes. The report affirms the college's longstanding commitment to inclusion of diverse ethnic, religious, and cultural groups,...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to Edwin Brown]

    • 1970-03-02
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • With this March 2, 1970 letter to Edwin Brown, Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier forwards another letter by a former Guilford College faculty member congratulating Frazier on his defense against accusations by the Guilford College newspapers...
    • The Quaker, 1950

    • 1950
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Throughout the 1950 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, there are photos of Japanese, Hawaiian, and American Indian women of color. These individual and club photos and their descriptions reflect the involvement of these women and their...
    • The Quaker, 1954

    • 1954
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1954 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows far less diversity in the student body than in previous years. In the senior class is Yasuko Maekawa from Tokyo, Japan and there are also images from the Japanese themed 1953 Junior-Senior...
    • On Seminar: Students to Tour Harlem

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces a senior seminar offering students the opportunity to travel to Harlem to visit local organizations and gain a better understanding of...
    • The Quaker

    • 1947
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1947 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school, and highlight their continued involvement in campus activities. Senior Eddie Hirabayashi was in multiple organizations and was...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • 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...
    • Racial separatism: the students' choice

    • 1984-03-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This March 25, 1984 investigative report, published in the Greensboro News & Record, measures the progress of integration on the campuses of predominantly white University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and University of North Carolina at...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • 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...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...

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