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Clarence Lee Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0141
Abstract Clarence Lee "Curly" Harris (1905-1999) was the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth's store where the first sit-ins of the civil rights movement began on 1 February 1960. The Clarence Lee Harris Papers date from circa 1916 to 1997 (bulk 1960 to 1990) and contain scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, menus, a photograph and printed materials. The materials relate to Harris' experiences of and opinions about the 1960 Woolworth sit-ins and his close tracking of civil...
Dates: circa 1916-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

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  • Subject: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century X
  • Names: Harris, Clarence L., 1905-1999 X