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    • [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:...
    • [Letter from Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1969-04-22
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this April 22, 1969 letter to Guilford College President, Grimsley Hobbs, Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun addresses the subject of student strikes on college campuses across the country and recommends a plan for preparing for a...
    • [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...
    • The Quaker, 1965

    • 1965
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In the 1965 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, African American students are represented. James "Jim" McCorkle is pictured in a candid shot while studying. Linda Moore is pictured in the International Relations Club photo. A candid shot of a...
    • The Quaker, 1963

    • 1963
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1963 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, shows an increase in diversity at the school through candid shots of students and faculty, and in sports team portraits, which include African and other international students. This was the first year...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of 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...
    • 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: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...

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