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    • Statement of Rand Manzella to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by Ray Manzella to the United States Commission on Civil Rights details Manzella's experiences as a worker in several Greensboro textile mills and his attempts to organize workers. Manzella states that he began at...
    • Oral history interview with J. Holley Watts, 2008

    • 2008-03-09
    • WV0407 J. Holley Watts Oral History
    • Primarily documents J. Holley Watts' service in the American Red Cross as a "Donut Dolly" during the Vietnam War, her poetry about her experiences, and her feelings on postwar American culture.

      Watts describes her collegiate education at...
    • Oral History Interview with Edward H. Bryant Jr. by Justin Payne

    • 2008-12-04
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Edward H. Bryant, Jr. on October 4, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview was conducted via telephone. The interview focuses on Bryant's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....
    • BLACK SYMPOSIUM HELD

    • 1971-05-07
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 7, 1971, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) discusses a symposium held by the UNCG Faculty Student Forum on May 4, 1971 to discuss race relations at the university....
    • Action Provoked In Local Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC) gives an account of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins that began on February 1, 1960 at...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1915
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals must tell Metcalfe two things about his mother - Susan is wrong to hold a grudge against her for having said something she (his mother) believed, and it is wrong for her bitterness to be carried to the point of no longer loving her. His...
    • General correspondence applications Me-Mi 1898 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1898
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include commencement, financial arrangements, attempted blackmail, political matters, a meeting of the Department of Superintendents of the National Educational Association in North...
    • General correspondence applications Mo-My 1898 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1898
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include educational advertisements, potential students, financial arrangements, scholarships and other financial aid, former students potentially returning, the school catalog, the...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-04
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge (Reeves) and Tom Reeves have attempted to cheer a sick friend. She gives detailed descriptions of Tom and Pat, answers her mother's questions, and expresses unhappiness with the strictness of a new Colonel.

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