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    • [Letter from attorney Lewis Pitts to Charles Davis]

    • 1982-05-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This May 15, 1982 letter from Lewis Pitts and Gayle Korotkin to Charles Davis proposed that representatives of the Greensboro Concerned Citizen's group attempt to inspect the records of past grand juries empaneled in Greensboro in terms of racial...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • Oral History Interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by William Chafe

    • 1971-05-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 12, 1971 oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Mr. and Mrs. Blair's experience with school and business segregation and desegregation from the late 1940s to 1960 in Greensboro,...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward Zane by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Edward Zane primarily documents Zane's work as the chairman of the Human Relations Committee during the 1960 sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • [Affidavit for reassignment of African American students to all-white schools]

    • 1957-08-28
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This six-page affidavit pertains to the reassignment of six African American students to all-white schools Gillespie Elementary School and Greensboro Senior High in 1957, documenting Greensboro's first sucessful attempt at desegregating it's public...
    • Judge Sentences Man Who Struck Negro

    • 1960-02-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-14. This article reports the sentencing of one white man after assaulting a student protester in Raleigh. Other news includes the failed attempt...
    • Oklahoma City Told It Cannot Ban Segregation

    • 1960-03-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports on the attempt by Oklahoma City, OK to pass laws that would ban segregation in public places.
    • 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...
    • 1930 Jan-Mar [Catherine Cox letters]

    • 1930
    • MS501 Catherine Cox Letters
    • This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly to her parents. They detail her experiences at Guilford College. Of note is mention of a crazy man living in the woods (he "sicced" his dog on Catherine and her friends...
    • Oral history interview with Tom Kirby-Smith, Jr., 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-9-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Tom Kirby-Smith Jr. (1938- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1967, retiring in 2003 as professor of English. An author and poet, he is a founding editor of the Greensboro Review, the literary magazine...
    • UNCG nondiscrimination policy discussion

    • 1996
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • Material documenting the controversy of over an attempt to add sexual orientation to the nondiscrimination policy of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), including a petition signed by 1045 members of the UNCG community.
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details 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 Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...

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