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  • Description: sit-ins
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    • Oral history interview with Alice Garrett Brown, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Garrett Brown (1943- ) graduated in 1965 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was a music major. She taught music for thirty-six years in Greensboro City schools and Randolph County schools. Brown recalled growing...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Garrett Brown, 2011 [full audio recording]

    • 2011-04-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Garrett Brown (1943- ) graduated in 1965 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was a music major. She taught music for thirty-six years in Greensboro City schools and Randolph County schools. Brown recalled...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [full audio recording]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-05-21
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1960. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon recalls student life at WC. She...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2007 [full audio recording]

    • 2007-05-21
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1960. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon recalls student life at WC. She...
    • Common Sense At The Lunch Counters

    • 1960-02-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This article comments on the impact of the sit-ins across North Carolina and suggests that local government should actively work to mediate and...
    • New Move In Protest Planned

    • 1960-02-22
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 22, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports that students in Durham plan continuing protests at downtown lunch counters. Other news includes continued picketing of ...
    • White Men Arrested at Sitdown

    • 1960-02-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 6, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports on the arrest of two white counter-protesters in the Woolworth store. The article also covers the growing number of...
    • 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...
    • Counters To Remain Closed

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports that both Woolworth and Kress stores will close down their in-store lunch counters in response to the bomb threats and...
    • Sitdowns Continue in South

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports continued protests in Nashville, TN and Alabama State College. Other news include boycotts of certain merchants in Tuskegee,...
    • Jury Trial Is Asked by Student

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. The article reports that an A & T student involved with the downtown sit-ins charged with assault requested a jury trial. Other news includes other...

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