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    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [full audio recording]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • What of City

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-18. This editorial comments on the controversy initiated by the student protestors and disgrees with goal of the demonstrations.
    • Oral history interview with Jibreel Khazan by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-04
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 4, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jibreel Khazan, Khazan discusses the objectives and strategies of the demonstrations of 1960 and 1963, including the circumstances of the February 1960...
    • Oral history interview with James McMillan by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-08-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 15, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James McMillan, McMillan discusses how he came to be involved in CORE activities and his role as liaison for the students. He describes various protests...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Boyd Morris, Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially his efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his...
    • [Letter from student protestors to Carol Furey]

    • 1962-03-22
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • Over twenty student protestors signed this March 2, 1963 letter to Women's College of the University of North Carolina Student Government Association President Carol Furay pressing her to take action toward desegregating businesses adjacent to...
    • Greensboro community leader and anti-Klan demonstrators to face trial

    • 1980-04-16
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This April 16, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the prosecution of CWP member Nelson Johnson for "inciting to riot" or "interfering with police officers" following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan...
    • Time to reflect on racial issues

    • 1987-12-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 18, 1987, guest column from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Charles W. Fairley of the Greensboro Visions Task Force on Housing and concerns an upcoming march in Greensboro by a white supremacist organization. Fairley asks...
    • [Letter from Communist Workers Party]

    • 1979-12-23
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 23, 1979 mimeographed letter from the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to its supporters and contacts discusses the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march where five protestors were killed, and its after effects, including job firings...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-08
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 8, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the Greensboro city government, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI for permitting a Nazi party motorcade on April 19, 1980....
    • The Greensboro civil rights suit (Waller vs. Butkovich)

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This five-page paper outlines the plaintifs, defendants, legal basis, and summary of facts regarding the civil lawsuit, Waller vs. Butkovich. This civil suit, involving 16 plaintiffs and 86 defendants, relates to the murder of five protestors at...
    • Death to the Klan flyer

    • 1979-11
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This flyer announces the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march and conference to be held in Greensboro. The events were sponsored by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party) in response to recent overt Ku...
    • MASS MEETING: to continue our fight to smash the klan!

    • 1979-07
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer promotes a July 21, 1979 anti-Klan meeting in China Grove, NC, following an altercation on July 8 at the China Grove town hall between members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and area civil rights activists. The flyer asserts that the Klan was...
    • Who Are the Greensboro Three?

    • 1980
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer provides background information on three Communist Workers party (CWP) member accused of inciting to riot during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march that resulted in the death of five CWP protestors (also known as the...
    • Landis: The Klan Tries to Rebuild its Shattered Image

    • 1979-09
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party), promotes an Anti-Klan Conference to be held November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, NC, and references an earlier altercation between Workers...

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