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    • Young: Sit-Ins Saved The South From Bloodbath

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by contributor Jaci Hughes, published January 31, 1980, recounts statements made by Andrew Young during a visit to Chapel Hill, North Carolina. At a press conference, Young stated that the nonviolent civil rights...
    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...
    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • What Is Color of School Disruption?

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro where about 75 African American students were involved in a racially motivated...
    • W.C. informer [number 9]

    • 1946-04-28
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The ninth issue of W.C. Informer notes that "infamous preacher of race hatred" Gerald Smith had called a "nationalist congress" for the following month. Smith was well-known for his racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Communist views. The newsletter...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • W.C. informer [number 10]

    • 1946-05-06
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The tenth issue of W.C. Informer encourages students to assist in voter registration drives and to vote themselves when they become eligible. Voter registration drives were a major part of the early civil rights movement. W.C. Informer was a...
    • Urban renewal: A progress report to the mayor and city council

    • 1959-10-01
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report lists achievements of the Workable Program set in 1958, the present status, and the goals for the upcoming year for urban renewal in Greensboro. It focuses on seven basic categories: codes and ordinances, comprehensive community plan,...
    • Two Negro students are admitted as freshmen to Woman's College

    • 1956-08-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited August 14, 1956, article from the Greensboro Record reports that two black students had been admitted for the fall semester at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). Bettye Ann David Tillman and Elizabeth...

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