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    • Anonymous Communist Tries To Explain Dedication

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writers Bob Hiles and Rebecca Ragsdale interview an unidentified member of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) who expresses his support for the goals of the party and states...
    • Triad rates well on integration

    • 1989-08-20
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Jim Schlosser appeared in the August 20, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, and concerns a University of Chicago study that showed the Triad area was one of the least segregated metropolitan areas in the United States, as measured by...
    • Move forward on race

    • 1987-12-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial appeared in the Decemeber 17, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and comments on the newspaper's four-day series on race relations in Greensboro. The editorial states that racism is still an issue, despite significant progress, and...
    • Police Near Scene Not Told Klan Was Approaching

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Charles Babington reports that Greensboro police were unaware that armed men were approaching the November 3, 1979, "Death to the Klan" rally, at which five members if...
    • Group planning funeral march

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record announces that Communist Workers Party (CWP) members are planning a march and demonstration to coincide with funeral services for four of the five members of the Communist...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Marie-Theresiapolis (Subotica)]

    • 1914-02-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letters of the 6th and the 10th. Despite his efforts to remain calm, he feels unable to continue in his state of anxiety, though he realizes that it is selfish and weak of him to confide this to her. Still, she has...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Ridder, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Clara Ridder (1912-2012) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in 1959 as professor in the Department of Interior Design. She retired in 1979. She was an author and...
    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Jester Poteat, 2010

    • 2010-06-30
    • WV0494 Cheryl Jester Poteat Papers
    • Cheryl Jester Poteat tells of her early life and career, basic training and duties in the United States Air Force as an imagery interpreter specialist, involvement with veterans' groups, including Women in Military Service for America, and...
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to brother Charlie, 1942]

    • 1942-08-12
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Discusses her difficulty being accepted into the WAAC [Women Army Auxiliary Corps], finally being allowed to take the army medical exam, her desire to join despite her sister Dena's expected unenthusiastic response, and her recent social activities.

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