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  • Description: African-American
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    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia J. Trice, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-03-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Patricia J. Trice (1939- ) graduated from Oberlin College in 1959, received a master's in music education from Illinois in 1960, a master's in piano performance from The University of North Carolina (UNCG) in 1968, and a PhD from Florida State. She...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Parker Boutwell, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-04-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Grace Parker Boutwell (1913-1998) was a member of the Class of 1938 with a major in secretarial administration at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Boutwell talks about...
    • Oral history interview with Charles Cole, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-04
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Charles Cole (1947- ) is a member of the Class of 1969 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and was a business administration and economics major. Cole describes his reasons for enrolling at UNCG as a male African-American...
    • [Portrait of Fred Cundiff]

    • 1967-1970
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Fred Cundiff, after the death of Superintendent Dr. P. J. Weaver in 1969, served as the first African-American Assistant School Superintendent with the Greensboro City Schools.
    • [Class portrait from Vandalia Elementary School]

    • 1970-1971
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Cundiff poses with her fourth grade class at Vandalia Elementary School. She was the first African-American tearcher at Vandalia. Students pictured are: Arnold Comer, Nancy Ferriter, Nancy Byrd, Susan Afalla, Lee Ann Joyce, Mike Sanders, David...
    • [Class portrait from Vandalia Elementary School]

    • 1968-1969
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Cundiff poses with her fourtth grade class at Vandalia Elementary School in Greensboro. She was the first African-American tearcher at Vandalia. Students pictured are: Arnold Comer, Nancy Ferriter, Nancy Byrd, Susan Afalla, Lee Ann Joyce, Mike...
    • [Pearl M Hicks]

    • 1980-1989
    • CC016 Hicks Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Pearl Hicks was the first female African-American principal at Union Hill Elementary School in High Point, North Carolina.
    • [Greensboro Fire Department class of 1961]

    • 1961
    • CC025 T.O. Stokes, Jr,. Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This photograph shows African-American firefighters standing in front of Station 4, located on Gorrell Street in Greensboro. Engine 4 had been relocated to this station in 1964, and although segregated it housed Greensboro's first African-American...
    • [African-American family]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • An African-American family poses in front of a garden.
    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • BASIB Voices Discontent

    • 1969-03-07
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 7, 1969 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the discontent of black students with the college administration's responses to their requests for black faculty members and courses focused on the...
    • The Quaker

    • 1956
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • 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...
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 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. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • [Dedication of the Tillman-Smart Parlor]

    • 1992-04-20
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph was taken at the dedication of the Tillman-Smart Parlor in the Shaw Residence Hall on April 20, 1992. In the photograph are (l-r) UNCG Chancellor William E. Moran, JoAnne Smart Drane, and Bettye Tillman's son Ronald Sanders. In...
    • [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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