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    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • Oral history interview with Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • Oral history interview with Jaenn Bailey, 2000

    • 2000-01-13
    • WV0141 Jaenn Coz Bailey Papers
    • Primarily documents Bailey's childhood, family, and service with the U.S. Navy WAVES working with top secret messages during World War II.

      Bailey discusses the origins of her name; her mother's independent lifestyle during her childhood in...
    • Sitters-In Invited to Return: Telecast To Commemorate Original Event

    • 1973-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on an upcoming ABC News telecast entitled, Whatever Happened to the Greensboro 4. Filming for this telecast reunited the four original participants of...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • The Quaker, 1945

    • 1945
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These pages from the 1945 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, show Japanese American students who attended the school during World War II. Guilford College was one of the few schools who welcomed Japanese Americans during WWII. Students include:...
    • The Quaker, 1961

    • 1961
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1961 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects an increased religious diversity on campus. The establishment of the Jewish Hillel society and the Catholic Neuman Club shows an increased population of non-Protestant students, which is a...
    • The Quaker, 1974

    • 1974
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1974 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African Americans in the campus community. Included are photos of African American professors, administrators, students, and staff, and a portrait of student...
    • Don't Buy: Have A Saving Christmas

    • 1970-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This flier promotes a boycott of white-owned businesses by the black community in Greensboro. African Americans are encourage to patronize black-owned businesses whenever possible. The boycott was triggered by the workers strike at Industries of...
    • Inalienable Rights

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial discusses the desire for equal right by African Americans.
    • Light Skinned Negroes Served At Counter

    • 1960-02-25
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 25, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-9. This article reports that two light-skinned African Americans were served at the lunch counter immediately before joining the demonstration in...
    • Treated Like Enemy

    • 1960-02-26
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 26, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on the social position of African Americans and other ethnic minorities in the United States.
    • Ohio Negroes Plan Protest against Café

    • 1960-03-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that students in Xenia, OH plan to protest a local restaurant that refuses to serve African Americans.

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