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    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Oral history interview with Don Hughes, 2011

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Don Hughes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent much of his youth in the area. After serving in the Navy from 1946 to 1950, Hughes attended Harvard. He continued at Harvard, earning a degree from Harvard Business School, before joining...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • Oral History Interview with Ike English by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Ike English primarily documents English's memories of race relations in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the late 1950s and 1960s. Of particular interest is English's...
    • Oral history interview with Walker Rucker, 2008

    • 2008-03-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walker Rucker was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He discusses his time in the Army Air Corp, his enrollment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his career in commercial storage and trucking...
    • 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. ...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • 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...
    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • Correspondence with Charles F. Myers, Jr.

    • 1961-1978
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Correspondence with Charles F Myers, Jr, former member of the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and former President of Burlington Industries. Some topics of interest may include the hospital's 15 and 25th anniversary. There are...
    • NC Negro college survey [vertical file]

    • 1931-05-08
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This report contains information relating to the status of North Carolina Negro Colleges using data from 1929-1930. The report includes the survey questionnaire that was sent to the heads of twelve institutions and a tabulation of material...
    • Standards in wages and hours with particular reference to North Carolina

    • 1930-06-02
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This pamphlet contains a written address by Professor C.K. Brown on the standards in wages and hours in the different industries in North Carolina. Includes a wage breakdown between textile mill workers in New England and the Southeast.
    • Future employment and population in the Greensboro metropolitan area

    • 1948
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This projection details population and employment estimations through the year 1965 for the greater Greensboro area. The report provides such quantitative demographic data as sex, age, race, local industries, and housing (27 pages maps, tables 28...
    • Greensboro, North Carolina [booklet]

    • 1972
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Book designed to promote Greensboro, N.C. as a fine place to live, work and tour with photographs and descriptions of several Greensboro neighborhoods, colleges, civic organizations, health facilities/hospitals, business districts, industries and...

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