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    • 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...
    • New Protests Followed By Arrests

    • 1960-02-24
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 24, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article reports students resuming protests in Charlotte and Winston-Salem. Several demonstrators were arrested in both cities.
    • 3 Are Fined in Sitdown Incidents

    • 1960-03-01
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 1, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. Students from Fisk University in Nashville, TN were arrested and fined for disorderly conduct after participating in sit-in demonstrations. Other...
    • Sumter Police Arrest 25 Negro College Students

    • 1960-03-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that students in Sumter, SC were arrested after participating in sit-in protests in three different lunch counters. Other news...
    • 2 Negroes in Protest Convicted

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the conviction and planned appeal of two student protests arrested in Raleigh.
    • Negro Sitdowners Are Taken to Jail in S.C., Georgia

    • 1960-03-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the continuation of protests in Atlanta, GA while several demonstrators are arrested Orangeburg, SC after law enforcement use...
    • Negro Arrests Top 500 in a Single Day

    • 1960-03-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-9. The article reports the comments made by the NAACP about law enforcement after hundreds of demonstrators were arrested in both Georgia and South...
    • Trial of 29 Negroes Set in New Bern

    • 1960-03-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-3. The article reports on the trials of 29 demonstrator arrested in New Bern, NC as a result of their participation with local sit-in protests.
    • Negroes Get Strategy Planned

    • 1960-03-20
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 20, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. The article reports on the trials of several sit-in demonstrators arrested around the South.
    • [Black and white handshake tags]

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • 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...
    • [Post card to support Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This short post card correspondence from Mrs. Scheel of Doylestown, PA was written to express congratulations and support to Beth Taylor following her "adventure." This was in reference to Taylor's participation in the May 1963 sit-in demonstration...
    • [Arrest record for sit-in]

    • 1963-05-15
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This is an official record of arrest by the Greensboro Police Department of Huldah Elizabeth Taylor on May 15, 1963 at 7:15 pm. At the age of 18, Taylor was arrested at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro on trespassing charges while participating in a...
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • [Letter from Harry G. Boyte to Sid Goldberg]

    • 1963-06-13
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • This June 13, 1963 letter from Harry G. Boyte to North American Newspaper Alliance editor Sid Goldberg details an altercation Boyte had with Greensboro Police Department Captain William Jackson while taking notes for a news article on local...
    • Fuller Resigns as Lecturer

    • 1968-03-01
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 1, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) reports that controversial Black Power activist Howard Fuller had resigned his faculty post at The University of North...
    • 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...

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