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    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Four still bound by friendship, belief in civil rights

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article, published in the Greensboro News & Record, describes a reunion of the four North Carolina A&T State University students who participated in the 1960 sit-ins at a Woolworth lunch counter in Greensboro. Twenty-five years after sit-ins,...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Museum unveils stools from sit-in

    • 1990-02-03
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The article concerns the Greensboro Historical Museum exhibit opening...
    • 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...
    • [Position paper on racism]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In July 1970, the Program Council of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church sponsored a conference on race relations and religion held at North Carolina A&T State University. The Program Council set up black and white...
    • 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...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-11-16]

    • 1980-11-16
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of two pages from the November 10-16, 1979 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre where five CWP members were killed. An article on the...
    • Workers viewpoint [1980-11-23]

    • 1980-11-23
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • These photocopies of eight pages from the November 17-23, 1980 Workers Viewpoint newspaper, a publication of the Communist Workers Party (CWP), pertain to the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre where five CWP memebrs were killed. Articles...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1969]

    • 1969
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil rights issues on campus during the...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • Free Nelson Johnson and the Greensboro 3

    • 1980-05
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces a rally to be held in Greensboro on May 5, 1980, two days before the start of the trial of three CWP members (Nelson Johnson, Rand Manzella, and Willena Cannon)indicted on rioting...
    • Landis: The Klan Tries to Rebuild its Shattered Image

    • 1979-09
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Workers Viewpoint Organization (later known as the Communist Workers Party), promotes an Anti-Klan Conference to be held November 3, 1979, in Greensboro, NC, and references an earlier altercation between Workers...
    • Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were "bought off, killed off, or jailed and the...
    • 'Separate and Equal Public Education is in the Interest...'

    • 1951-06-17
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This clipping from the June 17, 1951 issue of the Greensboro Daily News is a transcript of a speech given by Edward Kidder Graham Jr. on the issue of segregation in schools. Graham was Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Woman's College...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Kiwanis Club]

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech given by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to the Kiwanis Club of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, at the celebration of their thirtieth anniversary in 1954. In the speech, Smith calls upon the...

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