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    • [Bill McClain]

    • 1975
    • Greensboro College Yearbook Collection (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of senior photograph of William "Bill" McClain appeared in Greensboro College's 1975 yearbook, The Echo. Bill McClain helped found the school's United Afro-American Society (UAAS), played and coached Greensboro College basketball,...
    • [Black and white handshake tags]

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • These small paper tags depict a white person and a black person shaking hands in an effort to promote integration. These belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in demonstration against segregation...
    • [Frances Peden Summerell scrapbook, 1913-1916]

    • 1913-1916
    • MSS305 Frances Peden Summerell Scrapbook, 1913 - 1916
    • Frances Peden Summerell of China Grove, North Carolina, attended the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1913-1916. She participated in the Y.W.C.A., Athletic Association,...
    • [Gordon Williams Blackwell]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Gordon Williams Blackwell, chancellor of Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)from 1957-1960. Blackwell led the university at the time of the...
    • [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,...
    • [Ruby Jane Hodgin scrapbook #1]

    • 1917-1922
    • MSS312 Ruby Jane Hodgin Scrapbooks, 1917 - 1922
    • Ruby Jane Hodgin lived in Greensboro, NC and graduated from North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1922 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree. Hodgin was an active student and participated in many...
    • [Ruby Jane Hodgin scrapbook #2]

    • 1921-1922
    • MSS312 Ruby Jane Hodgin Scrapbooks, 1917 - 1922
    • Ruby Jane Hodgin lived in Greensboro, NC and graduated from North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1922 with a Bachelor of Sciences degree. Hodgin was an active student and participated in many...
    • [Sara Lou Debnam scrapbook, 1947-1949]

    • 1947-1949
    • MSS329 Sara Lou Debnam Scrapbook, 1947 - 1949
    • This scrapbook, created by Sara Lou Debnam in 1948, documents Debnam’s experience as a student at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Debnam, of Warrenton, Virginia, attended...
    • [Scrapbook of Mrs. G.W. Whitsett]

    • 1910
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This "8th Anniversary Conference of the Young People's Missionary Movement " scrapbook is a record of the missionary education activities in which Mrs. G. W. Whitsett participated during the summer of 1910. She saved photographs, notes and...
    • [Three soldiers walking up Dudley Hall steps, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Pearsall Collection
    • Photograph of three soldiers walking up the Dudley Hall steps at A&T College (now North Carolina A&T State University) in 1943. The college participated in the A.S.T.P. (Army Specialized Training Program) and Signal Corps training programs during...
    • [Timeline of events related to the Greensboro sit-ins]

    • 1960-02-10
    • UA2.6 Gordon Williams Blackwell Records
    • This document, dated February 10, 1960, is a chronological listing of events surrounding the Greensboro sit-ins, which began February 1, 1960, including the response of Woman's College and Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell. The timeline documents...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • G'boro Colleges Issue Statements

    • 1963-05-27
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 27, 1963 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the 87.3% approval rating by the student body of the college concerning a policy statement which claimed neither support nor disapproval of...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • Negro Students Plan Protest at College

    • 1960-03-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports that nearly 900 students participated in a demonstration on Alabama State College's campus. Other news includes the arrest of...

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