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    • 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...
    • [Committee on the Study of Time and Place Report to Faculty]

    • 1952-04-14
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This committee report on inter-racial policies at Guilford College is included in the April 14, 1952 faculty meeting minutes. The report affirms the college's longstanding commitment to inclusion of diverse ethnic, religious, and cultural groups,...
    • Cartoons on Trial

    • 1979-10-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 2, 1979 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, defends cartoons recently published that had come under fire as racist. Carey points to the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness...
    • [Memorandum from J. Floyd Moore to Guilford College Board of Trustees]

    • 1961-01-12
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • This January 12, 1961 memorandum from J. Floyd Moore tries to persuade Guilford College to send representatives to the meetings of the Friends World Committee on Consultation in Kenya. The letter asks that trustee Robert Frazier and Guilford...
    • The Quaker, 1966

    • 1966
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1966 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, seniors James McCorkle and Linda Moore and freshman Gertrude Judd of Greensboro. Featured is a candid photo of a white student tutoring local...
    • Blacks Not Stereotyped

    • 1968-11-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this November 1, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Phil Edgerton examines racial stereotyping on campus by interviewing several African American students who discuss special treatment,...
    • 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...
    • Unfinished business

    • 1980-10-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 14, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial discusses the community response almost one year after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The author...
    • 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 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...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Anniversary

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • The biweekly North Carolina Independent conducted a series of interviews with Greensboro residents to mark the 25th anniversary of the Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro. Among the interviewees were two current University of North Carolina at...
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • 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...

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