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  • Description: protests
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    • [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...
    • Movement By Negroes Growing

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports developments in the Woolworth sit-in protests. Students from Bennett College join the protesters from A & T College and a...
    • Student Strength Rises In Protest at Lunch Counter

    • 1960-02-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 4, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page . It discusses the growing number of students from A & T College participating in the sit-in protests and Woolworth's response to the protesters. The...
    • Leadership at the Five and Ten

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. The article comments on the sit-in protests at Woolworth and suggests that peaceful mediation between the involved parties should be employed...
    • Sitdown Incident

    • 1960-02-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 5, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. This article is an editorial commenting on the negative impact of the sit-in protests at Woolworth.
    • Time and Trouble

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. This article is an editorial piece about expense of the sit-in protests in terms of time and law enforcement being placed in the Woolworth store. It...
    • A&T Students Call Two-Week Recess In Protest Here

    • 1960-02-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article covers recent developments in the sit-in protests at Woolworth and Kress stores. A bomb threat was reported at the downtown...
    • Counters To Remain Closed

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports that both Woolworth and Kress stores will close down their in-store lunch counters in response to the bomb threats and...
    • Store Closed While Officers Hunt For Bomb

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. It reports similar sit-in protests beginning in Durham by students from North Carolina College and Duke University while students from A & T agree...
    • Renew Cooperation

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-14. This article recounts the events surrounding the sit-in protests at both Woolworth and Kress stores and the effort between the local businesses and...
    • Mass Negro Protests Hit Durham, Winston

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on the events of similar student sit-in protests in Durham and Winston-Salem.
    • Visit Set to Probe Sitdown

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports on a scheduled visit by the Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) to investigate the sit-in protests in downtown Greensboro....
    • Youth Packs Cafe Areas of Stores

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the start of other student sit-in protests at the lunch counters of other large chain stores in Durham, Winston-Salem, and...
    • Proves Two Things

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial from a local resident comments on the participation of three students from Woman's College UNC in the sit-in protests.
    • Negro Minister Criticizes Student Movement

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. This article reports on the condemnation of the sit-in protests in Charlotte by a local African American pastor and newspaper publisher.
    • What Fools We Mortals Be

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on how trivial the issue that initiated the protests seems to be to the writer and prososes a possible solution to...
    • Picketing of Stores Planned

    • 1960-02-10
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 10, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports on the possible spread of sit-in protests to Greenville, SC and plans for demonstrators to picket in front of a Woolworth...
    • Negroes Splattered With Eggs

    • 1960-02-11
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 11, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article provides a status update on the sit-in protests in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Fayetteville.
    • City Is Quiet On Counter Front

    • 1960-02-11
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 11, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-15. This article reports on the continued closure of the lunch counters in the Woolworth and Kress stores in Greensboro. Other news includes...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 11, 1960 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Edward H. Bryant, Jr. discusses the Woolworth sit-ins that occurred on Feb. 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the student meetings...

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