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    • [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...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • Wage Problems Discussed

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Craig Chapman reports on wage issues for non-professional employees at the college which were largely African American, thus framing the...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • 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...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [June/July 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • Workers viewpoint [1979-11-12]

    • 1979-11-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This photocopy of the November 12, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), includes articles that report on the shooting deaths of five CWP members at a November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • Partial list of endorsers for the Greensboro civil rights suit

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This list names those supporting the civil law suit, Waller vs. Butokovich, stemming from the murder of five protestors at the Death to the Klan rally held in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The list includes a wide range of supporters from local...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • [Affidavit for reassignment of African American students to all-white schools]

    • 1957-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page affidavit pertains to the reassignment of six African American students to all-white schools Gillespie Elementary School and Greensboro Senior High in 1957, documenting Greensboro's first sucessful attempt at desegregating it's public...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1975]

    • 1975
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1975 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows substantial growth of the African American student population. A student essay on Black Studies gives some insight into how these courses were received by African American students. Candid photographs...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1974]

    • 1974
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1974 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows continued growth of the African American student population and references some issues involving race relations and the legal definition of civil rights. For instance the yearbook staff highlighted and...

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