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    • Winston-Salem Court Convicts 22 of Trespass

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-7. The article reports that 22 students in Winston-Salem were found guilty of trespassing as a result of their involvement with a sit-in protest in a...
    • Views Given on Sitdowns by Marshall

    • 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-1. The article reports on comments made by the NAACP's chief lawyer Thurgood Marshall regarding the trespassing charges many demonstrators face as a...
    • Trial of 29 Negroes Set in New Bern

    • 1960-03-18
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 18, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-3. The article reports on the trials of 29 demonstrator arrested in New Bern, NC as a result of their participation with local sit-in protests.
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • Senate to release tapes to appeals committee

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1973, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the decision of the Student Government Association (SGA) to release tapes of its meeting on Neo Black...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Zona Uhland, 2013

    • 2013-11-03
    • WV0556 Nancy Zona Uhland Oral History
    • Primary documents the adolescence of Nancy Zona Uhland, her time with the United States Army, and her life after the service.

      Uhland recalls her childhood in rural Pennsylvania, the education she received at Pennsylvania State University,...
    • Oral History interview with Mary "Larry" Young Hines, 2015

    • 2015-08-03
    • WV0591 Mary 'Larry' Young Hines Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary "Larry" Young Hines and her service with the American Red Cross.

      Hines recalls choosing to go to Vietnam with the American Red Cross as a way for her to participate in history and perhaps gain a better...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses her role as a news reporter in covering the civil rights activities in Greensboro and provides details of activities...
    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Oral history interview with Cindi Basenspiler, 2014

    • 2014-06-13
    • WV0566 E. Cindi Basenspiler Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of E. Cindi Basenspiler and her service with the United States Reserve Officer Training Corps and the United States Army. Basenspiler recalls her brief childhood in Russia, and the experience of moving to the United...
    • ┬áNegro Family Said Beaten by Whites

    • 1960-03-14
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 14, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports on several outbreak of violence in Alabama and other cities around the South as a result of recent demonstrations for integration.
    • Judge Finds 22 Guilty of Sitdown Trespass

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that 22 demonstrators in Winston-Salem were convicted of trespassing as a result of their participation in a sit-in protest.

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