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    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Whitney Ross, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Emily Whitney Ross (1965- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), formerly Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, in 1981 with a major in speech communication with a concentration in organizational...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-08
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 8, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), criticizes the Greensboro city government, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the FBI for permitting a Nazi party motorcade on April 19, 1980....
    • [Letter to Mayor of Kokoma, Indiana]

    • 1980-04-18
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This copy of a April 18, 1980 letter to Stephen Daily, mayor of Kokomo, Indiana, concerns an upcoming march of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in Kokomo. The letter warns that Kokomo officials will be "held resposnible" for any violence against foes of the...
    • He Treads Softly When Dealing With Klansmen

    • 1982-10-21
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 21, 1982, column by The [Winston-Salem] Sentinel religion reporter Virtie Stroup discusses one Lutheran minister's response to having Ku Klux Klan members in his church. The Reverend Brady Faggart of Greensboro noted that church policy...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • General correspondence applications Sa-Se1902 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1902
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents primarily written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include accounting systems, potential students, cover letters, application requirements, the application process, previous educational experience, recommendation letters,...
    • Golf Club Charged with Racism

    • 1971-10-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 1, 1971 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the racial discrimination of college staff, Dick Woodward, by the local Longview Golf Club. Woodward, who served as the college's Director...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Wesley C Siler Jr.]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • March 20, 1970 Hobbs' response to Siler who had threatened to cancel a provision in his will for one fourth of his assets to go to Guilford College after his death. Hobbs asserts that Siler had misinterpreted an article in the Greensboro News and...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • [Letter to Representative John Conyers]

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This undated letter from Charles Davis of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident to Representative John Conyers of the House Subcommittee on Criminal Justice updates Conyers on the activities of the group since their last meeting in...
    • [Letter to Governor Moore]

    • 1967-11-03
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a photocopy of a letter sent by J.B. Tollison of Asheboro, North Carolina, to Governor Dan K. Moore on November 3, 1967, complaining about the Black Power Forum held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro November 1-3, 1967....

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