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    • New BASIB Executive Officers

    • 1976-04-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 1, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the recently elected officers of the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). The article also outlines the numerous...
    • A resolution on segregation

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This pamphlet, sponsored by the American Council of Christian Churches (ACCC) based in New York, NY, put forth the resolution reached during the ACCC's 16th Spring Convention which addressed the issue of racial segregation within the Christian...
    • Japanese-Americans: Concerning the exodus and Its legality

    • 1947
    • Guilford College Thesis Collection
    • This philosophy thesis, written in 1947 by Japanese-American Guilford College student S. Edward Hirabayashi examined the exodus and internment of Japanese-Americans. The thesis includes quotes from those affected by these policies and is therefore...
    • [Letter from Seth C Macon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 19, 1970 letter Seth Macon gives his opinion about Guilford College's handling of black students requests for better conditions on campus. The letter questions the college's decision to honor the request for use of campus cars, and...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Mayor W.L. Beamon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Beomon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Seth C Macon]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • This March 20, 1970 letter is a response to Macon's criticism of Hobbs and the Guilford College administration's handling of the demands made for better conditions on campus for black students. Hobbs addresses four points of contention made by...
    • Letters to the Editor: Black Student Reflections

    • 1977-04-26
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 26, 1977 letter to the editor was published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, and relates the experiences of class of '77 student Alice Chandler as an African American student at the predominantly white school.
    • [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...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to "The Guilfordian"]

    • 1969-05-12
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this May 12, 1969 letter to the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Robert Frazier disputes an April 25th, 1969 article claiming that he had admitted to "purchasing slum housing with his first savings." Frazier denies the quote....
    • 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...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...
    • Hundreds Held in Bias Protest in N.Carolina

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This article reports on the mass demonstrations protesting segregation in Greensboro, NC on May 15, 1963. Included in the article is a description of the scene and the protest at the S&W Cafeteria as the largest in the area. Hundreds of students...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • 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...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • 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...

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