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  • Description: protests
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    • ‘Sit-in’ Demonstrators

    • 1960-03-12
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 12, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-4. The article reports on the public statement made by Governor Luther H. Hodges about the sit-in protests in North Carolina.
    • ‘Sit-in’ Strikes Debated on National TV Program

    • 1960-03-01
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 1, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-13. The article reports the results of a nationally televised panel discussing the sit-in protests in North Carolina and around the South.
    • 2 Negroes Convicted; 1 Cleared

    • 1960-03-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-4. The article reports on the outcomes of trials of three students participating in sit-in protests.
    • 2 Negroes in Protest Convicted

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the conviction and planned appeal of two student protests arrested in Raleigh.
    • 3 Persons Arrested in Racial Trouble

    • 1960-02-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on the arrest of three young men after an altercation in front of a Woolworth store in High Point. Other news includes...
    • 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here

    • 1970-01-30
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and...
    • 43 Negroes to Be Tried in Court

    • 1960-03-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports the arrest of 41 African American demonstrators and 3 nearby reporters after starting a sit-in protests at two local public...
    • [Draft news article by Harry G. Boyte]

    • 1963-06-07
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • This June 7, 1963 draft of an article was written by Harry G. Boyte for the North American Newspaper Alliance, and concerns recent civil rights demonstrations in Greensboro. Boyte begins the article by detailing recent racial violence in Lexington,...
    • [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...
    • [Letter from attorney Michael Curtis regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-06-13
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • Greensboro attorney Michael Curtis represented the UNCG Student Senate in their appeal to the UNCG Board of Trustees to overturn Chancellor Ferguson's decision regarding the classification of the Neo-Black Society as a student organization. In...
    • [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.'' ...
    • [Letters regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-03-31
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • These two letters written by UNCG Chancellor James Ferguson explain and justify his actions to reverse the decision of the UNCG Student Government Senate to reclassify the Neo-Black Society. The Student Government Senate held a hearing to...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • [Otis Arnold Singletary]

    • 1961
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photograph of Otis Arnold Singletary, chancellor of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (later The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1961 to 1966. Singletary presided over the college during the 1963 civil...
    • [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...
    • [Telephone call notes regarding student protests]

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • These May 16, 1963 handwritten notes refer to a phone call apparently received by Woman's College of the University of North Carolina Dean of Students Katherine Taylor from a local resident protesting student involvement in organized racial...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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