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    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Oral history interview with Peter Agostini, 1978

    • 1978
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Peter Agostini (1913-1993) received his only formal art training at New York’s Leonardo da Vinci Art School in 1935-1936. He taught painting and sculpture at New York Studio School and Columbia University. From 1966 to 1983, he was a professor...
    • Oral History Interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by William Chafe

    • 1971-05-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 12, 1971 oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Mr. and Mrs. Blair's experience with school and business segregation and desegregation from the late 1940s to 1960 in Greensboro,...
    • Oral history interview with Hiram Hilty by William Link

    • 1989-06-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a August 12, 1982, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Hiram Hilty, Hilty recalls the formation of the Inter-Faculty Forum and describes the role it played in building bridges between the races and between...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • [Rosemary Henderson Herman scrapbook]

    • 1940-1949
    • MSS000 Rosemary Henderson Herman Scrapbook, 1940s (unprocessed)
    • This scrapbook, created by Rosemary Henderson Herman in the 1940s, documents Herman's student experience at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains photographs...
    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • [Women's Army Corps rayon slip, circa 1940s]

    • 1945
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Women's Army Corps khaki rayon slip, circa 1940s. A knit rayon material was used for slips and underwear. Rayon was favored not only because it was cooler in the summer, but also because rayon was not in great demand for defense purposes.
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral History Interview with Randolph Blackwell by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-05
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 5, 1973, oral history interview with Randolph Blackwell, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Blackwell's recollections of the NAACP Youth Council and city council elections in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Blackwell...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...

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