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    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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'...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Kay, 1945 ]

    • 1945-11-21
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves mentions an article by a "Jap student who felt Hirohito lowered himself" and says that the majority of the men felt that a military invasion should have occurred. She notes that materials are being stolen from the commissary and that Tom has...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan writes in great detail about V-E Day celebrations in Marseilles, France, including French revelers swarming the streets, a party at the local T.C. club, multiple guns salutes, and the celebratory artillery salvos that occurred...
    • [Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-03-16
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his comments, which were critical of the sit-ins,...
    • [Memorandum from Chancellor Ferguson about UNCG food service contract bidding]

    • 1969-06-20
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this memorandum, dated June 20, 1969, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses concern to Dean Thomas J.G. Smyth that no real open bidding seems to have occurred with respect to UNCG's food...
    • [Mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was hit, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • Photo of the mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was wounded by shrapnel, circa 2005. Three Marines stand near a blackened spot in the desert, where the projectile hit. Noel was riding her bicycle near this area when the attack occurred, and a...
    • [Wedding photo of Andree and Donald Fifield, 1945]

    • 1945-06-29
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Andree Wetzler and Donald I. Fifield walk down the aisle after exchanging vows at Western Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 1945. Although Donald is in uniform, Andree wears a wedding dress; the ceremony occurred shortly after a...
    • A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's

    • 1990-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, 1990, the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins. All four original...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Black Student Finds Demands Necessary

    • 1969-03-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on recent events at Duke University regarding a protest by the hundred black students at the university in an effort to force decisions on their demands...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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