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    • Greensboro pushed downtown renewal plans

    • 1967-12-03
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This news article discusses the efforts made by the City of Greensboro to begin and execute plans for downtown urban renewal. The article discusses studies conducted on the area, newly constructed civic buildings, and the formation of the Downtown...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Boyd Morris, Morris primarily describes his work as mayor, especially his efforts to build the coliseum and the related controversies. He discusses his...
    • Oral history interview with Karen Lynn Parker, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-12-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Karen Lynn Parker (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina, from 1961 to 1963. She transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1963 where she majored in...
    • Oral history interview with Leonard Guyes by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 21, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Leonard Guyes, Guyes discusses the rise and demise of businesses in downtown Greensboro from the 1950s through 1970s, including his father's...
    • Oral history interview with Eugenia Seaman Marks, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-06-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Eugenia Seaman Marks (1940 - ) was a student at the Woman's College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, from 1958 to 1961. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Marks discusses campus life while she was a...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Laizner by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-06-19
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 19, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Elizabeth Laizner, Laizner provides details concerning formation of CORE, including the primary figures involved and their roles. She describes in detail...
    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Robinson, 2008

    • 2008-11-14
    • WV0439 Therese Robinson Oral History
    • Primarily documents Therese Robinson's career in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 2005, including assignments to Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War and Afghanistan during the War on Terror.

      Robinson shares her memories of attending Fresno State...
    • Oral history interview with Evander Gilmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 10, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Evander Gilmer, Gilmer discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and his participation in civil rights activities as a student at NC A&T in 1962 and...
    • Planning notes [Number 53, 12 July 1967]

    • 1967-07-12
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report titled “Greensboro’s Downtown Trade Area” which presents the results of hundreds of in-store interview surveys about sales, shopper’s activities, habits and business preferences in downtown Greensboro. The report was compiled by...
    • Oral history interview with Gaye H. Fripp, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-29
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Gayle H. Fripp (1941- ) obtained her undergraduate degree in 1963, the last class of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. She received her graduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1969. Fripp...
    • Planning notes [Number 25, 1 March 1963]

    • 1963-03-01
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report from the Greensboro Department of Planning includes three articles. The first article entitled "The Retailer's Role in Downtown Revitalization" discusses the importance of the downtown area is to commerce and how businesses should be...
    • Oral history interview with Jeannette Dean, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-16
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Jeannette Dean (1928- ) attended the Curry Laboratory School at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), from 1935-44. She was employed by the institution as an administrative...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Lewis A. Brandon III by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-06-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 3, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lewis A. Brandon III, Brandon discusses his experience in interracial groups and organizations, his memories of the sit-ins, and his involvement in the...
    • Oral history interview with Arnold Schiffman Sr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-11
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 11, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Arnold Schiffman Sr., Schiffman compares details of the sit-ins of 1960 with the demonstrations of 1963 in Greensboro. Specific topics include his...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Boyd Morris, Morris describes his response to civil rights demonstrators at the Mayfair, his confrontation with Jesse Jackson, his reasons for not...

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