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    • 1971-11-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 5, 1971 article written by college housekeeping employee, Sam Greathouse and published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on persistent grievances of the housekeeping staff and suggests that the...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • The Quaker, 1945

    • 1945
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1945 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school during World War II. Guilford College was one of the few schools who welcomed Japanese Americans during WWII. Students include:...
    • Letters to the Editor: Black Student Reflections

    • 1977-04-26
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 26, 1977 letter to the editor was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and relates the experiences of class of '77 student Alice Chandler as an African American student at the predominantly white school.
    • [Memorandum from J. Floyd Moore to Guilford College Board of Trustees]

    • 1961-01-12
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • This January 12, 1961 memorandum from J. Floyd Moore tries to persuade Guilford College to send representatives to the meetings of the Friends World Committee on Consultation in Kenya. The letter asks that trustee Robert Frazier and Guilford...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • The Quaker, 1946

    • 1946
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1946 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school and highlight their involvement in student activities and campus life. Two students in particular, Fukiko Takano and Eddie...
    • Homecoming Slated As Smash Weekend

    • 1966-10-21
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this October 21, 1966 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Cheryl Sprinkle detailed the events of the upcoming Homecoming Weekend including three popular singing groups: the all-white group The...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • 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...
    • 30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered

    • 1989-12-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the sit-ins at the Woolworth store in Greensboro. The article includes...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • First Sit-In Participant Finally Gets Cherry Pie

    • 1973-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on how the four original participants of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter — Frank McCain, David Richmond, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell...
    • Endorsers of call for special prosecutor in Greensboro case

    • 1982-10-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This list identifies those endorsing a petition calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor in the federal grand jury investigation into the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-12]

    • 1979-11-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This photocopy of the November 12, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), includes articles that report on the shooting deaths of five CWP members at a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-12-10]

    • 1979-12-10
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These are photocopies of five pages from the December 10, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP). One article discusses the history of the Ku Klux Klan and related populist and anti-Communist movements...

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