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    • Will the Nov 3rd Grand Jury Indict Sandy Smith's Murderers?

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer produced and distributed by the Greensboro Justice Fund presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, North...
    • WCUNC accepts two Negro girls

    • 1956
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited newspaper article 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 Jo Ann Smart were the first two...
    • UNC Body Bans Segregation

    • 1955-03-04
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Picking up a report from the Daily Tar Heel out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, The Guilfordian reported on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Wesley Foundation policy to desegregate the Methodist student organization. This went...
    • U.S. Attorney recommends prosecution in Greensboro massacre case

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This press release put out by the Greensboro Justice Fund on June 25, 1981 announced that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had made recommendations to the Washington office of the Justice Department that criminal indictments be brought against several of...
    • The Quaker

    • 1970
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1970 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the achievements of African American students, as well as the increasing presence of African American staff and faculty. This was the first year that black players were pictured with the...
    • Superintendent and desegregation

    • 1955-05-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, was given to the American Association of University Women in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 21, 1955, and presents Smith's position on school desegregation. Smith admits that...
    • Segregation and the Supreme Court

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In this speech, the unidentified author, possibly Benjamin L. Smith, discusses the pending Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The writer briefly provides details for the five cases that makeup Brown, and provides the...
    • Say NO to Klan/Nazi Government Crimes: Demand Federal Charges

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Six Ku Klux Klan members or...
    • Report of special committee on integration in our public school system

    • 1956-01-25
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 25, 1956 report makes recommendations as to how member churches of the National Council on Churches should work to support school desegregation in their communities. The recommendations reaffirm and advance a 1955 resolution adopted...
    • Receipt for marriage license

    • 2004-02-16
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Receipt for marraiage license at mass same-sex weddings at San Francisco City Hall. The unauthorized weddings over Valentine's Day weekend in 2004 led to a court challenge that was one of the precursors to marriage equality in the United States.
    • Race factor is explored by Pierson

    • 1956-09-12
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited September 12, 1956, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports that W.W. Pierson, acting chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), told an assembly of student leaders that two recently...
    • Public schools, desegregation, and North Carolina's future

    • 1955
    • UA2.4 Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. Records
    • This speech, given by Chancellor Edward Graham Jr., addresses the challenges facing North Carolina's public school system in the wake of the Brown v. the Board of Education decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, which mandated...
    • Preparing for marriage

    • 2004-02-16
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Greensboro native David Gwynn's partner prepares to participate in the mass same-sex weddings at San Francisco City Hall. The unauthorized weddings over Valentine's Day weekend in 2004 led to a court challenge that was one of the precursors to...
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, North Carolina enacted legislation, known as the Pearsall Plan allowing students to...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...

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