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    • Oral history interview with Betty Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • [Class of 1956 folder]

    • 1956
    • UA108.3 Class Of Files
    • The Class of 1956 folder contains material pertaining to the 1956 graduating class of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Oral history interview with Herman Middleton, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Herman Middleton (1925- ) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1956 and served as head of the Department of Drama and Speech until 1974. He retired in 1990 as...
    • Phantom [1956]

    • 1956
    • UA6.4 Curry School Records, 1898-2004
    • This is the 1956 Curry School yearbook titled ""Phantom."" Curry High School was a practice and observation school operated from 1893 through 1970 by the institution now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • [Two Women Marines shoot rifles, circa 1956]

    • 1956
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton (bottom) and fellow Women Marine Mae Van Hecke lay on their stomachs aiming rifles, circa 1956. The Marines are both wearing jackets with patches that signify their marksmanship awards.
    • Pearsall plan to save our schools

    • 1956
    • Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In response to the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954), which declared racial segregation in public schools unconstitutional, North Carolina enacted legislation, known as the Pearsall Plan allowing students to...
    • [Willa Player innauguration scrapbook]

    • 1956
    • Bennett College Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook by Willa B. Player is a collection of congratulatory letters and certificates commemorating her appointment as the new president of Bennett College in 1956. These letters were sent from a few international ambassadors as well as the...
    • Oral history interview with Vickie Kilimanjaro, 2008

    • 2008-04-04
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Vickie Kilimanjaro was born in Enfield, North Carolina, and attended North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) in Durham. Kilimanjaro married and moved to Greensboro in 1956. She discusses her career in library science, her...
    • [Moving into Dorm, 1956]

    • 1956
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A man helps two students place packed items in the dorm room. (Caption on back: Means & Adorm In Week [Illegible] 1956 Freshman Week 1956)
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, 1956]

    • 1956-03-22
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton poses with a rifle in front of a mirror on 22 March 1956. The back of her jacket, with patches signifying her marksmanship awards won while a member of the 12th Naval District Annex Team Two rifle team, can be seen in the...
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with handgun, 1956]

    • 1956-03-19
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton, with one arm behind her back, aims a handgun while at the Marine Corps rifle range at Camp Matthews, California, on 19 March 1956. She wears the Women Marines' forest green winter uniform and bell-crown hat.
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton receiving promotion, 1956]

    • 1956-05-08
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Joan R. Kammer, backed by the American and Marine flags, receives a certificate of promotion to sergeant on 8 May 1956. Kammer is wearing her Women Marines' spruce green and white summer dress uniform. The front of the photo reads, "To Sergeant...
    • The Quaker

    • 1956
    • The Quaker
    • Images in the 1956 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. Students include Asian American Wako...
    • [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...

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