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Sydney Nathans Papers


Collection Description: This collection of papers of Duke History professor Sydney Nathans contains printed materials concerning the 1979 riot in Greensboro, N.C. between Ku Klux Klan and the Communist Workers Party; they were collected by Dr. Nathans and include writings, notes, letters, an official police report, news accounts, protest publications, and term papers. There are also some Socialist and Communist publications, and a small number of letters.

Materials selected for this project include a complete copy of the official report of the Greensboro Police Department regarding the anti-Klan march that left five protestors dead, as well as a few flyers and posters for events following the shootings.

Repository: Duke University


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Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 08: Appendix F: news article, pg. 49]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 “Death to the Klan” rally where Nazis and members of the Ku...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 09: Appendix G: police attorney briefing, pp. 50-59]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 10: Appendix H: frequency one radio transcript, pp. 60-65]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 11: Appendix I: frequency three radio transcript, pp. 66-81]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 12: Appendix J: injured and deceased, pp. 82-13]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 13: Appendix K: arrested, pp. 84-86]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 14: Appendix L: police vehicle locations, pp. 87-89]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 15: Appendix M; news article, p. 90-91]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Administrative Report of the Anti-Klan Rally, Greensboro, North Carolina [Part 16: Appendix N: personnel list, pg. 92]
Date: November 19, 1979
By: Greensboro Police Department
From: Sydney Nathans Papers

This official administrative report of the Greensboro Police Department documents the events surrounding the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan rally where Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan (KK...

Item thumbnail image Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!
Date: 1980
By: Concerned Citizens Against the Klan
From: Sydney Nathans Papers
This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were ...