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  • Description: commemorating
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    • [Willa Player innauguration scrapbook]

    • 1956
    • Bennett College Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook by Willa B. Player is a collection of congratulatory letters and certificates commemorating her appointment as the new president of Bennett College in 1956. These letters were sent from a few international ambassadors as well as the...
    • [Greensboro Academy of Medicine commemorative booklet]

    • 1966
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A short booklet about the Greensboro Academy of Medicine written by Dr. Robert L. Phillips, commemorating the Twentieth Anniversary of the Greensboro Academy of Medicine on October 13, 1966.
    • Nurses Day 1990

    • 1990
    • Cone 10085 Wesley Long Community Hospital Collection
    • A booklet commemorating Nurses Day 1990
    • Founders and builders of Greensboro, 1808-1908, fifty sketches

    • 1925
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Book of essays commemorating 50 men and women who established the city of Greensboro as landowners, religious leaders, educators, industrialists or other business and service fields. Each essay is written by a different person, sometimes an...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...
    • Young: Leaders with racist bent in office

    • 1980-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. In his speech, Young cited North Carolina...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Colleges celebrate black history

    • 1984-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These announcements of Black History Month events and speaking engagements sponsored by colleges in Greensboro in 1984 were published in the Greensboro Daily News on January 30, 1984. The highlighted event was a collaborative effort by most of the...
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • Re-examining the sit-ins

    • 1989-06-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Lex Alexander appeared in the June 25, 1989 Greensboro News & Record, and reflects concerns within Greensboro's African American community that important aspects of the civil rights movement and of segregation were being forgotten...
    • Day the National Guard Swept A&T's Scott Hall

    • 1979-05-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this May 20, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article, David Newton recalls the National Guard raid on Scott Hall on the North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) campus during protests in 1969. Newton writes of the death of student Willie Grimes...
    • February One honors ‘four’ on '60s sit-in silver anniversary

    • 1985-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kelly Mitchell-Clark of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the twenty-fifth anniversary celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David...
    • But If You March...

    • 1979-11-08
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 8, 1979 editorial in The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) offers recommendations for students who may be planning to attend a funeral march commemorating individuals killed at...

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