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  • Description: 1980s
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    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • Oral history interview with Mtume Imani, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mtume Imani (1941 - ) graduated in 1962 with a degree in music education from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she taught school for a few years and then...
    • Oral history interview with Michael King by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 18, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Michael King, King primarily discusses his experiences on the Greensboro school board during the late 1980s. He provides his opinions on the evolution of...
    • LGBTQ+ campus life at UNCG, 1980s

    • 1982-1989
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • Clippings documenting various aspects of LGBTQ+ campus life at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the 1980s.
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by William Link

    • 1989-03-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis primarily discusses his experiences as an African-American educator in Greensboro. Specific topics include the effects of school...
    • Oral history interview with Prince E. Graves by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 18, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Prince E. Graves, Graves discusses his childhood in segregated Greensboro, his faith, and his later role as a black minister in the city during the civil...
    • Oral history interview with Abraham Peeler

    • 1988-10-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Abraham Peeler, Peeler primarily discusses his education at Tuskegee Institute and Morehouse College. He also describes his experiences as a teacher and...
    • Oral history interview with Jim Schlosser by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-01-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 30, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Jim Schlosser, Schlosser primarily discusses the segregated racial climate he experienced growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina, and later during...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Wooden by William Link

    • 1989-02-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of a February 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Ralph Wooden, Wooden describes his experiences as an African-American in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He also recalls the political struggles...
    • [The future of L. Richardson Memorial Hospital]

    • 1986-1987
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A collection of documents showing a community wide effort to examine the possibility of transforming the direction of L. Richardson Memorial Hospital as it grows more insolvent in the 1980s.
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross group photo]

    • 1951-04-12
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. This photo is taken in the cafeteria of the old Blue Bell, headquarters and manufacturing building at South Elm and Lee Street. A large group of men and women pose for a photo in condition with a Fresh Air Clinic...
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross group photo]

    • 1952-04-13
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. Four women are seated at a table, with three men standing. This is during a Fresh Air Clinic conducted by the American Red Cross. The old Blue Bell Building is where the first pair of Wrangler Jeans were made in 1948....
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross presentation photo]

    • 1951-04-12
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. A photo in which a man and woman are holding a certificate of some kind. It is hard to say whether she presented it to him; or he presented it to her. Coincides with a Fresh Air Clinic conducted by the Red Cross. The...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Vintage McDonald's location in Winston-Salem

    • 1981-04-11
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • McDonald's on Corporaion Parkway (now Silas Creek Parkway) in Winston-Salem. This was the last original ""golden arches"" format location in the Triad. It was torn down in the 1980s.
    • Vintage McDonald's location in Winston-Salem

    • 1981-04-11
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • McDonald's on Corporaion Parkway (now Silas Creek Parkway) in Winston-Salem. This was the last original ""golden arches"" format location in the Triad. It was torn down in the 1980s.
    • Vintage McDonald's location in Winston-Salem

    • 1981-04-11
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • McDonald's on Corporaion Parkway (now Silas Creek Parkway) in Winston-Salem. This was the last original ""golden arches"" format location in the Triad. It was torn down in the 1980s.

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