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Jim Schlosser

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian

Biographical/Historical note:

Jim Schlosser was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, on January 5, 1943. He graduated from Page High School in 1961 and later attended Guilford College, earning a degree in English in 1965. After a brief stint in University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism, he enlisted in the Marine Corps Reserve, serving six months of active duty. Upon his return to Greensboro in 1967, he was hired by the Greensboro Record, for whom he covered feature stories regarding political rallies and local racial unrest. Schlosser has received several journalism awards and other honors, including the first Unsung Hero Award presented by the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation in 2004, and the Alumni Excellence Award from Guilford College in 1997.

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Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Jim Schlosser by Kathleen Hoke
Date: January 30, 1990
By: Jim Schlosser
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a January 30, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Jim Schlosser, Schlosser primarily discusses the segregated racial climate he experienced growing up...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Ima Edwards by Jim Schlosser
Date: 1988
By: Ima Jean Edwards
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser circa 1988 with Imna Edwards, Ms. Edwards describes her observations of the Woolworth’s sit-ins as an employee at the bakery ...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Jim Schlosser
Date: December 14, 2001
By: Jo Jones Spivey
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a December 14, 2001, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jo Spivey, Spivey recalls her coverage of civil rights activities in Greensboro for the

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Jack Moebes by Jim Schlosser
Date: December 17, 1997
By: John G. Moebes
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of a December 17, 1997, oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser with Jack Moebes, Moebes primarily recounts his experiences as a photographer of civil rights activities...

Item thumbnail image Oral history interview with Geneva Tisdale by Jim Schlosser
Date: 1998
By: Geneva Tisdale
From: GreensboroVOICES Collection

In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1998 by Jim Schlosser with Geneva Tisdale, Tisdale recalls the February 1, 1960, sit-in, the larger crowds during the following days,...

Item thumbnail image Museum unveils stools from sit-in
Date: February 3, 1990
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This February 3, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Jim Schlosser on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro ...

Item thumbnail image Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants
Date: January 29, 1990
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of ...

Item thumbnail image A&T quartet re-enacts sit-ins at Woolworth's
Date: February 2, 1990
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the February 2, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and discusses a memorial celebration and reenactment held on February 1, ...

Item thumbnail image Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers
Date: January 27, 1985
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, a...

Item thumbnail image Two bucked customs before sit-ins
Date: February 1, 1985
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were...

Item thumbnail image Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site
Date: February 2, 1985
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, D...

Item thumbnail image Triad rates well on integration
Date: August 20, 1989
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the August 20, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, and concerns a University of Chicago study that showed the Triad area was...

Item thumbnail image Blacks, whites eat lunch - Big deal
Date: January 31, 1980
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This January 31, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial by Jim Schlosser claims that segregation at lunch counters seems absurd in hindsight. Schlosser writes that at t...

Item thumbnail image Young: Leaders with racist bent in office
Date: February1980
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

In this February 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Jim Schlosser discusses Andrew Young's speech at North Carolina A&T State University commemorating the 1960 G...

Item thumbnail image 30 years later, Woolworth sit-ins to be remembered
Date: December 28, 1989
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Clarence Lee Harris Papers

This December 28, 1989 article by Jim Schlosser was published in the Greensboro News & Record, and reports on upcoming events commemorating the thirtieth annivers...

Item thumbnail image Why was this city picked for battleground?
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction and raises the question of why Greensboro became the site of the sh...
Item thumbnail image Leaders are no strangers here
Date: November 5, 1979
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leaders Nelson Johnson and Signe Waller, citing their his...
Item thumbnail image Carter orders Klan probe
Date: November 6, 1979
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record reports that President Jimmy Carter had ordered a federal investigation into rising Ku Klux Klan...
Item thumbnail image Wife says couple joined Klan group in ignorance
Date: November 6, 1979
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record, the wife of a defendant in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at...
Item thumbnail image Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy
Date: November 6, 1979
By: Jim Schlosser
From: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers
In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Com...