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  • Description: shooting
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    • 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...
    • Melee angers residents

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall and Greta Tilley of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction within the surrounding neighborhood and elsewhere in the city to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party...
    • it was 'Belfast all over again' for TV cameraman

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record presents the reaction of a news cameraman who witnessed the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • Nazi leader charged

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Record, shows defendant Roland Wayne Wood being led to his arraignment on murder charges stemming from the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...
    • Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, states that she and her...
    • Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3,...
    • After the violence

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, editorial in the Greensboro Daily News discusses the recent events surrounding the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. The editorial...
    • Four Die in Klan-Leftist Shootout

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 4, 1979 article by Jack Scism of the Greensboro Daily News is the first coverage by the newspaper of the shooting deaths of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979....
    • Without Warning, the Shooting Started

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Winston Cavin presents a firsthand account of what he witnessed during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • Why was this city picked for battleground?

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction and raises the question of why Greensboro became the site of the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...
    • CWP Members Refusing To Cooperate With Agents

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Brent Hackney and Steve Berry of the Greensboro Daily News report that members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) are not cooperating with the investigation into the shooting of five members of the CWP at a Death...
    • Greensboro Justice Fund newsletter [June/July 1982]

    • 1982-06
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This issue of the Greensboro Justice Fund Newsletter, dated June/July 1982, includes updates on the federal grand jury's consideration of indictments in the case involving the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Task by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-01-25
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 25, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Arnold Task, Task recalls his involvement in the Citizens Review Committee that investigated the 1979 Ku Klux Klan/Communist Workers Party shooting,...
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [full audio recording]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Yow, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-10-25
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Robert Yow (1951-2012) graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in mathematical education. Yow discusses growing up in the Proximity Mill neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina. He talks about...
    • [Shooting demonstration]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A group of people gather at one of the Cone family properties for shooting.

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