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    • [Photograph of Enola Mixon with Rev. Jessie Jackson]

    • Undated
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This undated photograph shows Enola Mixon with the Reverend Jackson, probably in Greensboro. Reverend Jackson was student body president of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University during the 1963 Civil Rights protests in...
    • Support Your Fellow Men

    • 1968-02-23
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 23, 1968 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, calls for support of the protests which had erupted in response to the killing on February 8 of three black college students in Orangeburg, South...
    • 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...
    • A Game of Non-Violence in Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1963
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • This is a fifteen page essay by Robert Watson regarding freedom marches led by activist Jesse Jackson, in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the spring of 1963. Watson discusses the relationship between Jesse Jackson and Greensboro detective Captain...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • Federal prosecution in the case of the Greensboro massacre

    • 1981-06-26
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 26, 1981 report produced by the Greensboro Justice Fund seeks to clarify several aspects of the pending legal cases surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march at which five protesters were killed. The report takes a close...
    • U.S. agency stalls Greensboro investigation

    • 1981-04-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This article by Jon Rosenblum from the April 7, 1989 edition of The Chronicle, Duke University's student newspaper, criticizes the federal government's lack of action on the November 3, 1979 murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the...
    • Nelson Johnson Jailed: Government Agents, Klan and Nazis Free!

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This two-page flyer is largely a statement made by Nelson Johnson, Greensboro resident and Communist Workers Party member, prior to being jailed on contempt of court charges related to initial charges of participating in a riot. Johnson was...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1994-05-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to David DuBuisson]

    • 1991-02-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 12, 1991 letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro News & Record editor David DuBuisson, questions details about the 1960 sit-ins presented in a February 10, 1991 editorial entitled "The descent into 'multiculturalism.'' ...
    • Greensboro: Where The Movement Began

    • 1970-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Edwin Yoder Jr. reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The Five & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at Greensboro's Woolworth store. Yoder begins by discussing the backdrop for the sit-ins, claiming...
    • 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...
    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...

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