North Carolina -- Race relations
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 0052
Abstract Dr. Warren Ashby, professor of religious studies at UNCG from 1949 until his death in 1985, gathered these materials for the purpose of writing a biography of Frank Porter Graham (FPG). His book, Frank Porter Graham: a Southern Liberal, was published in 1980 after more than twenty years of research.
Dates: 1906 - 1990; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1992
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