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    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith is inscribed on the back "Startown Farm Life School, 196-1917." The school was located in Catawba County, North Carolina, and Smith was approximately twenty-three years old at the time the photograph was taken.
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1940
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photograph of Benjamin L. Smith in uniform is inscribed "Camp Jackson, 1917-1918," and was taken while he served in the U.S. Army during World War I, from 1917 to 1919. While serving, he received the rank of captain.
    • [Edward Kidder Graham]

    • 1950
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Edward Kidder Graham, chancellor of The Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1950 to 1956. Graham presided over early desegregation issues...
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1953
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1953, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time.
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1955, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time.
    • [Photograph of Clarence Lee Harris]

    • 1955-03-01
    • Manning Studio Photograph Collection
    • This photographic portrait depicts Clarence "Curly" Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time of the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins. The photograph was taken March 1, 1955 at Manning Studio in Greensboro, most likely by...
    • [JoAnne Smart and Bettye Ann Davis Tillman, 1956 ]

    • 1956-09
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • These three black and white photographs taken in the fall of 1956 and depict the first two African American students admitted to the Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) . In...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...
    • [Gordon Williams Blackwell]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Gordon Williams Blackwell, chancellor of Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)from 1957-1960. Blackwell led the university at the time of the...
    • [Helen Ashby]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Helen Ashby. Ashby was assistant director for the Institute for Child and Family Development at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (now The University of North Carolina at...
    • [Otis Arnold Singletary]

    • 1961
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photograph of Otis Arnold Singletary, chancellor of Woman�s College of the University of North Carolina (later The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1961 to 1966. Singletary presided over the college during the 1963 civil...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1964
    • 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 Street, shows the front of the store on the right...
    • [Larry McAdoo]

    • 1965
    • Pine Needles
    • This class photographs of Larry McAdoo, believed to be the first male African American student to graduate from UNCG, appeared in the 1966 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles.
    • [Joseph Andrew Williams]

    • 1967
    • Yearbook Collection
    • This photograph of Joseph Andrew Williams appeared in Greensboro College's 1967 yearbook, The Echo. This is the first Greensboro College yearbook in which there is a photograph of a black student and Joseph Williams was one of first African...
    • [Photograph of Tommie Lou Smith]

    • 1967
    • Pine Needles
    • This photograph of UNCG Associate Dean Tommie Lou Smith appeared in the 1968 Pine Needles yearbook. The exact date of the photograph and the photographer are unknown.
    • [Photograph of Warren Ashby]

    • 1967
    • Pine Needles
    • This photograph of UNCG professor Warren Ashby appeared in the 1968 Pine Needles yearbook. At the time, Ashby was head of the Philosophy Department at UNCG. Ashby was also active in various Greensboro civil rights organizations during the 1960s...
    • [Photograph of James S. Ferguson]

    • 1967
    • Pine Needles
    • This photograph of UNCG chancellor James S. Ferguson appeared in the 1968 Pine Needles yearbook. The university hosted a controversial Black Power Forum in Novemebr 1967 and Chancellor Ferguson was involved in the planning. The exact date of the...
    • [Jane Ann Ward]

    • 1967
    • Pine Needles
    • This photograph of UNCG Student Government Association President Jane Ann Ward appeared in the 1968 Pine Needles yearbook. Ward was instrumental in organizing the Black Power Forum which took place on campus in November 1967. The exact date of the...
    • [Photograph of Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-01
    • Pine Needles
    • This photograph shows a presentation at the Black Power Forum which took place on the UNCG campus in November 1967. The three-day forum brought together speakers and panelists to discuss various aspects of the Black Power movement. This...
    • [Greensboro College basketball team]

    • 1968
    • Yearbook Collection
    • This photograph of an integrated basketball team appeared in Greensboro College's 1968 yearbook, The Echo. Intercollegiate athletics first began at the college in 1966. William Estes (W. Estes) was the first black athlete to be pictured in...

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