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  • Description: Poverty
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    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Monitor: Klan-Nazi Verdict Aid Racists

    • 1982-04-13
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This uncredited April 13, 1982, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports on findings of the Southern Poverty Law Center that the not-guilty verdicts against Ku Klux Klan members involved in the 1979 Greensboro Massacre had aided Klan members...
    • W.C. informer [number 2]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The second issue of W.C. Informer primarily discusses economic and political trends in in North Carolina, including voter registration and participation. Statistics are presented on poverty, living conditions (lack of running water, infant...
    • Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were "bought off, killed off, or jailed and the...
    • 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...
    • Progress 1967-68 [Progress report of the Greensboro Redevelopment Commission]

    • 1968-05-31
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This progress report examines the completion and progress on eight redevelopment projects in Greensboro: Cumberland, Washington I & II, Warnersville I, II-A, and III, Retreat St, and Downtown I-A. There is also a section on the cities examination...
    • Oral history interview with Cynthia Doyle, 2008

    • 2008-02-12
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Cynthia Doyle, originally from Minnesota, has worked throughout her life to change the social and cultural realities of Greensboro, North Carolina. Doyle first became involved in Greensboro’s community life when she joined the board of directors...
    • Speeches 1892-1905, n.d. [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1892-1905
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Speeches, some drafted by Dr. Charles McIver between 1892 and 1905. Most concern the finances of educational facilities in the south. Contents include an 1867 letter by George Peabody, a speech at given at Columbia University called ""Skillful...
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.

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