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    • Oral history interview with Candace Lucas, 2014

    • 2014-12-02
    • WV0573 Candace Lucas Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Candace Brown Lucas and her service with the United States Army.

      Lucas recalls feeling as if she wasn't ready for college after graduation, and seeing the military as a stepping stone to bigger things in life....
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • Oral history interview with Genisis Dancer, 2018

    • 2018-05-25
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Genisis Dancer, assistant brewer at Pig Pounder Brewery in Greensboro, NC, discusses the work that went into getting the equipment ready for Pig Pounder's opening, the success of their Boar's Brown Ale, the brewery's recent growth in styles...
    • 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 Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa November, 1974, with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work in public relations for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the 1960s. Sieber outlines his education...
    • Oral History Interview with Warren Ashby by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-03
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 3, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Warren Ashby primarily documents Ashby's membership with the Greensboro Community Fellowship and recollections of racial activism in the...
    • WAC songbook [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0309 Norma L. Harris Collection, 1943 - 1948
    • A collection of songs for members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) published at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. There are 57 songs printed on 26 pages." Many of the WAC songs are modified versions of existing songs that make use of famous tunes, such as...
    • Grace I. Brown Letters

    • 1918-1919
    • WV0299 Grace I. Brown Letters, 1918-1919
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • Oral history interview with William D. Caffrey by William Link

    • 1987-05-08
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 8, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with William D. Caffrey, Caffrey describes the desegregation of Greensboro schools following the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Caffrey's discussion...
    • The story of a short life [binding]

    • 1887
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • Grayish yellow paper over boards; man in military uniform holding gun, seated on bench playing with dog, lettered above and below, all within single rule border, all in brown; publisher's advertisement on back cover in brown; spine lettered in...
    • [Architect's drawing of Music Building (Tate Street)]

    • 1924
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Architect Harry Barton's drawing of the Brown (Music) Building, 1924. Printed by the Wm. A. Roberts Film Co. This building, originally called the Music Building, was designed by Harry Barton, of Greensboro, North Carolina, and was opened in 1925....
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • The £1,000,000 , and other new stories [binding]

    • 1893
    • Rare Books general collection
    • Dark grayish-yellow (C91) calico-texture cloth; dog labeled"starvation," running from hand holding £1,000,000 bank-note, hand protrudes from wave shape which becomes dog's shadow, sun behind, all in brown and black titled in brown and gilt with...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • The man and the dragon [binding]

    • 1910
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Grayish yellow (C90) calico-texture cloth; title in reserve on brown background within blindstamped floral frame, author's name in brown, all on background of blindstamped panels; motif repeated on spine.


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