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    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 14, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's work on the Greensboro School Board during desegregation in the fifties and sixties. He discusses using bond money to improve...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 19, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's recollections of school desegregation when he served as chairman of the Greensboro Board of Education, particularly the decision...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents Andrée B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • Odyssey into Prejudice

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 17, 1964 book review published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Bob Foster describes the new book Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin. Griffin went undercover, after undergoing a medical treatment to...
    • Oral history interview with Marie Kevensky, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0113 Marie Kevensky Oral History
    • Primarily documents Marie Kevensky's experiences in the Marines Corps Women's Reserve from 1951 to 1954 and her duties in Europe with the Department of State Foreign Service.

      Kevensky discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; physical...
    • General correspondence applications Pe-Pl 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include financial arrangements, raising money for society halls, correspondence with George Foster Peabody, travel arrangements, establishing and naming Peabody Park, arranging a...
    • [Letter from Helen Ashby to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-09-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This September 23, 1957 letter from Helen Ashby, on behalf of the Greensboro YWCA board of directors, to Greensboro public school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith, commends Smith and the Greensboro School Board for their decision to desegregate...
    • Time to reflect on racial issues

    • 1987-12-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This December 18, 1987, guest column from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Charles W. Fairley of the Greensboro Visions Task Force on Housing and concerns an upcoming march in Greensboro by a white supremacist organization. Fairley asks...
    • EDITORIAL

    • 1970-02-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 13, 1970, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), comments on the possibility of a forthcoming statewide desegregation order covering the university system from...
    • New Scholarship Offered to Vietnamese Students

    • 1959-04-10
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 10, 1959 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the creation of a scholarship fund to aid Vietnamese students studying in the United States so that they might bring valuable skills back to their...
    • [Junior Commandos]

    • 1943-03
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Students from Lindley Elementary School pose in their Junior Commando uniforms in recognition for their efforts collecting scrap metal. Shown are: Martha Ann Gallimore, Jim Fulton, George Cornwall, Patricia Booth, and Dorothy Foster.
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mullin, 2008

    • 2008-05-19
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Joe Mullin, originally a native of Missouri, became an integral figure in Greensboro’s religious and civic community, beginning in the 1970s. Mullin attended Westminster College and Louisville Seminary to become a Presbyterian minister. As a...
    • Oral history interview with Donald W. Cameron, 2008

    • 2008-05-23
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Donald Cameron, who was raised in Robbins, North Carolina, moved to Greensboro in 1981. While in Greensboro, Cameron worked as the executive vice president of Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC), and eventually became the president. ...
    • [Employees with 40 years of service at Vick Chemical Co.]

    • 1963-05
    • Mss. Coll. 241 Vick Chemical Co. Collection
    • Employees with 40 years of service at Vick Chemical Co., May 1963. Left to right: (1st Row) Hazel Trogdon, Ollie McLean, Ruth Holton, Lucy Blair, Helen Laughon; (2nd Row) Bessie Blair, Hazel Myers, Bob McCuiston, George Tilley, Lorenzo Anderson,...

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