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Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers


Collection Description:

The J.A. Armfield Papers consist primarily of items relating to the Greensboro Police Department, ca. 1979-1983, where Armfield was employed. Materials pertaining to the November 3, 1979 anti-Klan march that left five protestors dead comprise the bulk of the papers. Included are a police operations plan, posters, flyers, and newspapers articles. The J.A. Armfield Papers is one of numerous small collections forming the Miscellaneous Collection.

For more information about archival collections at the Greensboro Historical Museum, please consult the archives overview page on the museum's website.

Repository: Greensboro Historical Museum


Items from this collection included in the CRG digital archive

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Item thumbnail image Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Jack Scism
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been a...
Item thumbnail image Shooting Victim's Wife Says He'll Struggle Harder Now
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Charles Babington
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writers Charles Babington and Linsey Gruson profile Michael Nathan and Paul Bermanzohn, two docto...
Item thumbnail image Nazis As Well As Klansmen Had Role
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Stan Swofford
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Stan Swofford reports that Nazis as well as Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members were involved in th...
Item thumbnail image Calm Reported In City; FBI, SBI Join Police
Date: November 5, 1979
By: David Newton
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer David Newton reports that the city is calm and that FBI and SBI agents are following up on...
Item thumbnail image Leader Says Leftist Group Very New, Spinoff of WVO
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Greg Lewis
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Greg Lewis reports on the genesis of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) following the Novem...
Item thumbnail image Some Hearts Are Swollen With Anger... Others Fill With Prayer
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Mae Israel
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In these two November 5, 1979, articles from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports on reactions within the black community to the November 3, 1979, ...
Item thumbnail image Communists Vow To Hold Sunday March
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Mae Israel
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports that Communist Workers Party (CWP) were planning a funeral march in hon...
Item thumbnail image WVO 'Targeted' Cone, Other Mills For Infiltration
Date: November 5, 1979
By: William March
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer William March reports on the efforts by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), then known as t...
Item thumbnail image Anonymous Communist Tries To Explain Dedication
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Bob Hiles
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writers Bob Hiles and Rebecca Ragsdale interview an unidentified member of the Communist Workers ...
Item thumbnail image On Their Way To Court
Date: November 5, 1979
By: unknown
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
This captioned photograph from the November 5, 1979, Greensboro Daily News shows three suspects in the November 3, 1979, shootings of five members of the Communist Worke...