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    • College racism targeted

    • 1990-02-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Donald W. Patterson appeared in the February 23, 1990 Greensboro News & Record and reports on an upcoming investigation of racism within North Carolina schools and colleges. Citing several recent incidents, including a walkout at...
    • Oral history interview with William D. Caffrey by William Link

    • 1987-05-08
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 8, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with William D. Caffrey, Caffrey describes the desegregation of Greensboro schools following the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Caffrey's discussion...
    • [Letter from Charles McIver about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1900-10-13
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter from the President of the State Normal and Industrial College to its patrons (including students' parents) addresses a student who arrived at school with typhoid fever. The student's mother arrived at the College and told McIver that...
    • [Letter of support from Lawrence Miller, Jr. to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from General Secretary of the Doylestown Meeting, Lawrence Miller, Jr. expressed his support and congratulations to Guilford College student Beth Taylor for her participation in the recent demonstrations in Greensboro protesting...
    • Jesse Jackson stirs black awareness

    • 1984-04-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Aptil 15, 1984 Greensboro News & Record editorial by William D. Snider reflects on North Carolina A&T State University (A&T) alumnus Jesse Jackson, during a year when Jackson was running to be the Democratic Party's nominee for president of...
    • Not 'Used'

    • 1967-11-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 13, 1967, letter to the editor of the Raleigh News and Observer criticizes the newspaper's coverage and a recent editorial on the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967, at the University of North Carolina at...
    • 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...
    • Chancellor Blackwell’s Objective

    • 1960-03-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on a recent speech given by the Chancellor of Woman's College UNC regarding student participation in recent demonstrations...
    • The Class Jacket

    • 1960-03-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on a recent speech given by the Chancellor of Woman's College UNC regarding student participation in recent demonstrations...
    • [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,...
    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • G'boro Colleges Issue Statements

    • 1963-05-27
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 27, 1963 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the 87.3% approval rating by the student body of the college concerning a policy statement which claimed neither support nor disapproval of...
    • Students Are Niggers

    • 1968-03-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 22, 1968 literary feature published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, student contributing writer Jim (James) Garvin parodied the current issues of recently desegregated schools. As Guilford College had only...
    • 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...
    • Real Victims of Violence

    • 1969-02-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 27, 1969 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, discusses the true victims of violent action as related to the civil rights movement. Reflecting on recent riots around the country from Detroit...
    • Integration & Conservatism

    • 1963-05-27
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this May 27, 1963 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, student Theodore R. Buddine expresses his views concerning the recent anti-segregation demonstrations occurring in Greensboro.
    • [Letter of support from Helen Atkinson to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-19
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Helen Atkinson, of the Doylestown, PA Quaker Meeting was written to Beth Taylor to express her support of Taylor's participation in the recent sit-in demonstrations protesting segregation at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. Taylor,...
    • [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...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department�s operational plans...

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