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    • History Professor Making His Mark

    • 1979
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on Guilford College Professor Alexander R. Stoesen's efforts to have a state historical marker placed at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins.

      This article was clipped and...
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Strohmer, 2009

    • 2009-01-07
    • WV0441 Therese Strohmer Papers
    • Therese Strohmer’s tells of her early life, six years of service in United States Air Force, and civilian career. Strohmer primarily discusses her early life, service as Russian cryptologic linguist, time spent at the National Security Agency,...
    • State marker for '60 sit-in on commission's agenda

    • 1979-11-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 15, 1979 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on efforts to obtain a North Carolina historical marker at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins in Greensboro. Spivey writes that there had been earlier fears that there...
    • Oral history interview with Allen W. Trelease, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-10-02
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Allen W. Trelease (1928-2011) was a professor of history at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1967, as well as head of the Department of History from 1984 to 1992, retiring from full-time teaching in 1994. He authored...
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • This Time Questions Keep 4 From Eating

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell reports on events held to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. The article begins with an account of a breakfast held...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • Moses Cone historical [slideshow]

    • Undated
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • A collection of images likely gathered for a Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital internal historical slideshow presentation.
    • [Army Town exhibit documentation notebook]

    • 1993
    • Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives
    • Documentation related to the creation of the Army Town: Greensboro 1943 - 1946 exhibit which was presented by the Greensboro Historical Museum from 1993 to 1995. The exhibit documented life in Greensboro, N.C., during World War II with the presence...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • [Displays and correspondence of the Greensboro Historical Medical Library]

    • 1992-1997
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Documents regarding the gift of items and money to the Greensboro Historical Medical Library, including the Library's letters of gratitude. Also includes documents about displays in the Library, and notable items held.

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