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    • Negroes Set Mass Strike at College

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page D-12. The article reports a strike planned by students at Alabama State College after the expulsion of nine student who participated in anti-segregation...
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to family, 1944]

    • 1944-01-29
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of the many letters she has received and inquires after family and friends back home. She tells of going to the Lucky Strike broadcast of "Your All-Time Hit Parade" at Carnegie Hall, and her plans to attend the Palmolive...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • [Confidential memo from Dean Shipton about an incident in the Soda Shop at UNCG]

    • 1969-03-14
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • Dated March 14, 1969, this memo from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Dean Clarence Shipton's office discusses an incident where "Lillian", a worker in one of UNCG's food service operations was approached and asked how she felt...
    • [Letter from Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1969-04-22
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this April 22, 1969 letter to Guilford College President, Grimsley Hobbs, Greensboro Chief of Police Paul B. Calhoun addresses the subject of student strikes on college campuses across the country and recommends a plan for preparing for a...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • [Memorandum from Chancellor Ferguson about UNCG food service contract bidding]

    • 1969-06-20
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this memorandum, dated June 20, 1969, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses concern to Dean Thomas J.G. Smyth that no real open bidding seems to have occurred with respect to UNCG's food...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • Oral History Interview with Carolyn Allen by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this oral history interview, circa 1975, conducted by William Chafe, Carolyn Allen primarily discusses Greensboro civic organizations, and particularly the YWCA, addressing racial issues. Topics include the involvement of the academic community...
    • [Statement of Chancellor Ferguson on the UNCG food service workers' strike]

    • 1969-03-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this statement, dated March 27, 1969, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses his concern over the possibility of a strike among UNCG food service workers, his hope that a solution can be found,...
    • Oral history interview with James H. Allen, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-11
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James H. Allen (1931- ) served as Presbyterian campus minister from 1967-1976 and vice chancellor for student affairs from 1971-1996 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Allen discusses his time on the UNCG campus as...

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