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    • Man's Inability to Hear

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, David A. Greenfield responds to the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Greenfield quotes Dr. King, and asserts that whites had a chance at...
    • College Management Report, "What Black Students Want]"

    • 1969-03
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • Magazine article aimed at college administrators with the goals of determining what black students are saying on college campuses and presenting what American college campuses have done to minimize confrontations with black students. Starting with...
    • 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...
    • Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal

    • 1980-01-31
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at the local Woolworth store—where four North Carolina A&T State University...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • HRC to Urge Whites to Help Black Firms

    • 1977-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 10, 1977 Greensboro Daily News article announces the Greensboro Human Relations Commission's plans to meet with government and community organizations to encourage them to patronize black-owned businesses. This action was largely in...
    • Race Picket In Shelby Beaten

    • 1960-02-28
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 28, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that demonstrators in Shelby, NC disbursed after altercations broke out between picketers and local whites residents. Other...
    • Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello

    • 1986-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes...
    • Oral history interview with Geneva Tisdale by Jim Schlosser

    • 1998
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1998 by Jim Schlosser with Geneva Tisdale, Tisdale recalls the February 1, 1960, sit-in, the larger crowds during the following days, and the eventual shut down of the counter. She...
    • Oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-02-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 2, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ezell and Corene Blair, The Blairs primarily discuss race relations and desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Other topics include their...
    • Oral history interview with Jim M. Lancaster, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James M. Lancaster (1950- ) received his undergraduate degree in 1972, his master's degree in 1974 and his doctoral degree in 1985, all from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He was hired as assistant dean of students in 1974...
    • Oral history interview with Jim M. Lancaster, 1990 [full audio recording]

    • 1990-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James M. Lancaster (1950- ) received his undergraduate degree in 1972, his master's degree in 1974 and his doctoral degree in 1985, all from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). He was hired as assistant dean of students in 1974...
    • [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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