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    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-10
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's eye infection spread and she has just returned to work from sick call. She details fixing up her tent and its leaks, listening to radio shows with her roommate, using new stationary she received as a Christmas gift, and her eagerness to...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Henning Moore, 1999

    • 1999-07-11
    • WV0102 Ann Henning Moore Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Ann Henning Moore's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1941 until 1944 and her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • [Letter from John E. McMullen to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-27
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter, dated May 27, 1963, John E. McMullen, a faculty member at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) responds to Chancellor Otis Singletary's concerns at receiving a telephone call from a "disturbed father" who...
    • 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 Janet C. Boyte by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-31
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 31, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Janet C. Boyte, Ms. Boyte primarily discusses the career and civil rights activities of her husband, Harry Boyte, especially his employment with various...
    • [Man using nose drops]

    • 1930
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • Vick Chemical Company advertisements. Man using nose drops.
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • The Quaker, 1960

    • 1960
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1960 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, contains many examples of students in talent shows and other school events using race as entertainment. The most prominent of these is a white male student in black-face carrying a portrait of a white...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral History Interview with Carolyn Mark by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 10, 1974, interview conducted by William Chafe with Carolyn Mark primarily documents Ms. Mark's recollections as a student at North Carolina A&T State University and as an employee of the Greensboro Chamber of...
    • [Plant nurse]

    • 1951-05-02
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A nurse at Vick Chemical Company using a microscope.
    • [Vicks trivia advertisements]

    • 1926
    • Mss. Coll. 55 Richardson-Vicks Collection
    • Two posters using trivia questions to advertise for Vicks VapoRub. Used in stores.
    • [Polio patient on crutches]

    • 1950-01-19
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 19, 1950. 10 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...

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