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[Woolworth Corporation advertisement commemorating the the Greensboro sit-ins]

Date: circa February 1, 1990

Author: unknown

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This fragment of an advertisement from the Woolworth Corporation commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and features a photograph of the four students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, David Richmond, Franklin McCain, and Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), and a caption of support from the company in whose stores the sit-ins began.

This article was saved in a scrapbook by Clarence “Curly” Harris, manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 sit-ins. The advertisement has been cut to fit on a scrapbook page, and its source is not evident.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Item#: 1.4.906

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