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    • Civil Rights Provoke Filibuster

    • 1960-03-14
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian describes a filibuster that occurred in US Congress on February 29, 1960, when the issue of protecting black voting rights came before it.
    • Assembly - A Beginning?

    • 1970-02-13
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 13, 1970 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, AEF (actual name unknown) discusses the "Black Awareness" gathering that had occurred at the school on February 3, 1970. The author hopes...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 11, 1960 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Edward H. Bryant, Jr. discusses the Woolworth sit-ins that occurred on Feb. 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the student meetings...
    • Civil Rights

    • 1968-03-08
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 8, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe reminds readers about Greensboro's past involvement with the civil rights movement and contains commentary on the South Carolina...
    • Silent South: Part One

    • 1960-12-02
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 2, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the first of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this segment Wood describes several racially motivated events that had occurred in the...
    • Benbow House and Elm Street, looking south

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Benbow Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...
    • Guilford Hotel rotunda and offive

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel dining room

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at South Elm Street and West Sycamore Street (now February One Place) in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1954-10-11
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from an October 11, 1954 Guilford College faculty Meeting describes a study undertaken by faculty member Gordon Lovejoy concerning integration of 94 campuses around the country. The report found that no unfortunate incidents had...
    • Three days later

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, editorial from the Greensboro Record discusses the shootings of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial criticizes Nelson Johnson and the...
    • 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...
    • Pictures of 5 slain shown before killings

    • 1982-07-08
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 8, 1982, article by Alex Charns of The [Burlington] Times-News reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a week...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • Anger, Shock, Hopelessness, Fear Expressed; Some Distrust Justice

    • 1980-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 19, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article reports on the community reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • 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...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...

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