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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • 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...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...
    • U.S. Attorney recommends prosecution in Greensboro massacre case

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This press release put out by the Greensboro Justice Fund on June 25, 1981 announced that U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had made recommendations to the Washington office of the Justice Department that criminal indictments be brought against several of...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • Statement to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice

    • 1982-06-19
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is a June 19, 1982 statement from Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident to the Congressional Black Caucus Braintrust on Criminal Justice, detailing the group's concerns over the investigation of the murders of five Communist Workers...
    • The Greensboro civil rights suit (Waller vs. Butkovich)

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This five-page paper outlines the plaintifs, defendants, legal basis, and summary of facts regarding the civil lawsuit, Waller vs. Butkovich. This civil suit, involving 16 plaintiffs and 86 defendants, relates to the murder of five protestors at...
    • Will the Nov 3rd Grand Jury Indict Sandy Smith's Murderers?

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer produced and distributed by the Greensboro Justice Fund presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, North...
    • A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)

    • 1980
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, and the mass civil rights...
    • The Other Side of the Greensboro Shootout

    • 1980-03-03
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • A newspaper clipping from The Washington Post of Robert Watson's essay on the murder of five Communist Worker's Party members at the Death to the Klan rally, in Greensboro, North Carolina. The essay was originally published as "Media Martyrdom" in...
    • Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 2, Legal Alliance for Greensboro Justice

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This undated newsletter, published by the Greensboro Justice Fund in late 1980, discusses recent developments in the trial of Nazis and Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members accused of shooting five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members on November 3, 1979 at...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...

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