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    • McKissick Describes Soul City

    • 1970-02-16
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 16, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a presentation by Floyd McKissick, former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE), who spoke to students about his...
    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming presentation by Floyd McKissick former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and describes the...
    • [Editorial from "The Tad"]

    • 1959
    • Tad
    • This editorial, written by the staff of the Guilford College Literary Society and published in their periodical, The Tad, in the Spring of 1959 questioned the policies of the College with respect to the issue of integration. These students offered...
    • Frazier Defends Slumlord on Condemnation

    • 1969-05-02
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 2, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the efforts of Robert Frazier, Guilford Board of Trustees chair and Greensboro attorney, to legally defend slumlord W.W. Horton's maintenance...
    • [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...
    • [Committee on the Study of Time and Place Report to Faculty]

    • 1952-04-14
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This committee report on inter-racial policies at Guilford College is included in the April 14, 1952 faculty meeting minutes. The report affirms the college's longstanding commitment to inclusion of diverse ethnic, religious, and cultural groups,...
    • Cartoons on Trial

    • 1979-10-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 2, 1979 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, defends cartoons recently published that had come under fire as racist. Carey points to the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness...
    • [Letter from Robert Frazier to Edwin Brown]

    • 1970-03-02
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • With this March 2, 1970 letter to Edwin Brown, Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier forwards another letter by a former Guilford College faculty member congratulating Frazier on his defense against accusations by the Guilford College newspapers...
    • The Quaker, 1946

    • 1946
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1946 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school and highlight their involvement in student activities and campus life. Two students in particular, Fukiko Takano and Eddie...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Few Realized Significance of Sit-in

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 27, 1980, recounts the events of February 1, 1960 when four North Carolina A&T College students staged a sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store lunch counter, setting off sit-ins across the...
    • Woolworth Story

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro News & Record editorial columnist Giles Lambertson wrote a series of columns in 1985 that drew the ire of Clarence Harris, who had worked as the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The three...
    • Political gains, but not power

    • 1987-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This late 1987 article by Kimberly McLarin of the Greensboro News & Record was the third in a December, 1987, four-part series on race relations in Greensboro (entitled "Two Worlds: Black & White") and focuses both on positive changes and aspects...

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