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    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Nov. 3 rally indictments are asked

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 25, 1981 article by Ed Hatcher of the Greensboro Daily News, reports that outgoing U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had recommended criminal investigations and federal civil rights charges against participants in the murder of five Communist...
    • Oral history interview with J. Kenneth Lee by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview circa 1980 conducted by Eugene Pfaff with J. Kenneth Lee, Lee discusses his experiences as a plaintiff in the lawsuit that integrated UNC and subsequently as a law student there. He describes what it...
    • Lawmen tied to Klan in Communists' protest

    • 1981-10-02
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 2, 1981 article by Wendell L. Rawls Jr. of The New York Times discusses findings by the Institution for Southern Studies that there was an alliance between law enforcement officers and the defendants in the murder case regarding the...
    • [Letter from D. Lowell Jensen to Daniel Sheehan]

    • 1982-10-01
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • In this October 1, 1982 letter from U.S. Assitant Attorney General D. Lowell Jensen to Daniel Sheehan, Jensen outlines why Jensen's motion for a special prosecutor to be assigned to the Greensboro November 3 case was denied even after being...
    • [Letter from Robert Morgan to Richard Robinson]

    • 1973-06-12
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This June 12, 1973, letter from North Carolina Attorney General Robert Morgan to Richard Robinson at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, originally accompanied a letter outlining an opinion by the Attorney Generals' office that student...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-08
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 8, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the Greensboro city government, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI for permitting a Nazi party motorcade on April 19, 1980....
    • Notice of next meeting

    • 1982-08-18
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This agenda for the August 18, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident lists the following items for discussion: (1) a report on a delegation's meeting with the Justice Department, U.S. Attorney, and an FBI agent on...
    • Civil rights charges eyed in shootout

    • 1980-12-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited December 13, 1980, article from the Greensboro Daily Newsreports that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux is considering civil rights charges against ten Klansmen and Nazis accused of killing five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Panel mulls doubts from Nov. 3 events

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 28, 1981 article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on a panel discussion sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Greensboro Citizens for Justice and Unity, and the Greensboro chapter of the N.C. Civil...
    • Special Prosecutor Is Sought

    • 1982-03-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This March 23, 1982, article by Gary Terpening of the Winston-Salem Journal reports on the Greensboro Justice Fund's call for a special prosecutor in the case of the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in...
    • [Letter from attorney Michael Curtis regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-06-13
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • Greensboro attorney Michael Curtis represented the UNCG Student Senate in their appeal to the UNCG Board of Trustees to overturn Chancellor Ferguson's decision regarding the classification of the Neo-Black Society as a student organization. In...
    • [Letter from attorney Lewis Pitts to U.S. Attorney General William Smith]

    • 1982-03-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • In this March 24, 1982 letter, attorney Lewis Pitts implores U.S. Attorney General William French Smith to assign a special prosecutor to the Federal Grand Jury hearing related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to...
    • [Letter from Assistant Attorney General Drew Days,III]

    • 1980-04-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This 1981 letter from Drew Days, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to Tom Osborne, Greensboro City Manager, reports that members of the Greensboro Police Department would not be liable under federal civil rights statutes...


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