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Business desegregation/sit-ins, 1960 subject note: These items specifically relate to incidents surrounding the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. The sit-ins and related events of 1963-1964 are classed separately.


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Item thumbnail image Letter from a Board of Trustees member concerning race relations and the Greensboro sit-ins
Date: March 7, 1960
By: John W. Clark
From: Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell Records
This copy of a letter from University of North Carolina Board of Trustees member John W. Clark to fellow member Mark C. Lassiter, dated March 7, 1960, discusses Clark's reaction to several issues of r...
Item thumbnail image Memo to the faculty of WCUNC about the Greensboro sit-ins
Date: March 16, 1960
By: Gordon Williams Blackwell
From: Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell Records
This memorandum from Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell dated March 16, 1960, addresses the publicity given to Blackwell's remarks to the student body following the sit-ins. Blackwell states that his...
Item thumbnail image Around the Cracker Barrel
Date: April 20, 1960
By: Edward H. Bryant, Jr.
From: Collegian
This April 20, 1960 op-ed article in The Collegian, Greensboro College's student newspaper, gives Ed Bryant's views regarding race relations, including the sit-ins which...
Item thumbnail image Letter from parent of a WCUNC student about her daughter's participation in the Greensboro sit-ins
Date: June 3, 1960
By: Frank L. B. Seaman, Mrs.
From: Chancellor Gordon William Blackwell Records
This three-page handwritten letter, dated June 3, 1960, is a response to an earlier letter from Gordon Willam Blackwell, chancellor of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now T...
Item thumbnail image Silent South: Part One
Date: December 2, 1960
By: Carolee Wood
From: Collegian
This December 2, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the first of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this se...
Item thumbnail image Around the Cracker Barrel
Date: February 24, 1961
By: Edward H. Bryant, Jr.
From: Collegian
This February 24,1961 op-ed article in The Collegian, Greensboro College's student newspaper, gives Ed Bryant's opinion of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Between 1960 and ...
Item thumbnail image F.W. Woolworth Co. store, Greensboro, North Carolina
Date: 1964
By: unknown
From: Photograph Collection
This black and white photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph, looking south down Elm Stre...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Richard Ramsay to Harry G. Boyte
Date: January 23, 1964
By: Richard Ramsay
From: Boyte Family Papers
In this January 23, 1964 letter to Harry G. Boyte, Richard Ramsay informs Boyte of a rally to be held in Greensboro for the anniversary of the February 1, 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. Ramsay ...
Item thumbnail image 4 Lonely Blacks Woke A Nation: Decade Of Protest Began Here
Date: January 30, 1970
By: Jo Jones Spivey
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In this January 30, 1970 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey recalls the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A...

Item thumbnail image South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here
Date: February 7, 1970
By: unknown
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond,...