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    • Silent South: Part Three

    • 1961-02-03
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 3, 1961 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the third of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this article, Wood concludes the series by describing where the country was in terms...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1969-05-08
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this May 8, 1969 letter to Board of Trustee member Robert Frazier, Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs addresses the subject of campus unrest across the country and how it relates to Guilford College. Hobbs commends the leadership of...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1970-03-17
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this March 17, 1970 letter to Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier, President Grimsley Hobbs reports on several of the school's African American students speaking to members of the college's administration and faculty about pressures they...
    • [Letter from Janie to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter, possibly from one of Beth Taylor's siblings noted how proud they were of Beth at home. The author also reminded Beth, ('Bether') not to worry too much and to keep studying because having a college degree would help her work for ''long...
    • [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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Post card to support Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This short post card correspondence from Mrs. Scheel of Doylestown, PA was written to express congratulations and support to Beth Taylor following her "adventure." This was in reference to Taylor's participation in the May 1963 sit-in demonstration...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Barbara Nauer to Robert Watson]

    • 1980-03-16
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • One page letter from Barbar Nauer to Robert Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's magazine, about the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1982-06-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (one double-sided page) of a June 16, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discuss the possibility of a delegation to visit Michael Johnson. There is also a discussion of a proposed statement of ethics,...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...
    • Woolworth serves up anniversary breakfast

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on a breakfast served at the Woolworth store lunch counter on the twentieth anniversary of the sit-ins. Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair, Jr.), David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, and...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • 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...

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