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30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered

Date: December 28, 1989

Author: Jim Schlosser

Biographical/Historical abstract: Jim Scholosser (1943- ), a reporter and editor for the Greensboro News and Record since 1967, covered political rallies and school integration during the 1960s and 1970s.

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This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth anniversary of the sit-ins at the Woolworth store in Greensboro. The article includes comments from North Carolina A&:T University student David Richmond, lunch counter staff Ima Evans and Geneva Tisdale, Chamber of Commerce leader Hal Sieber, and city councilman Ed Zane.

This article was clipped and saved in a scrapbook by Clarence “Curly” Harris, manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.4.1159

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