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    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with William E. Moran, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-20
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William E. Moran (1932- ) served as chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1979 until 1994. Moran provides details of his first impressions of UNCG, including his concern over the governance structure and lack of...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks]

    • 1958-01-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This January 13, 1958 letter from Benjamin L. Smith to Mrs. E. C. Brooks thanks Brooks for her letter of encouragement during the desegregation of two all-white schools in Greensboro in 1957. Smith writes of harassment from some white citizens as...
    • [Indict the U.S. Government's Upside Down Justice / Free the Greensboro Six]

    • 1980-05-03
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This May 3, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party (CWP), announces the release on bail of three of the six CWP members indicted on rioting charges stemming from the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan march (also known as the...
    • Assembly - A Beginning?

    • 1970-02-13
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 13, 1970 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, AEF (actual name unknown) discusses the "Black Awareness" gathering that had occurred at the school on February 3, 1970. The author hopes...
    • Complete Text Of Group's Statement

    • 1960-02-21
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 21, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the statement issued by students from A & T regarding the demonstrations and desire to begin peaceful negotiations.
    • [Scrapbook, June 1947 - June 1956]

    • 1947-1956
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • A scrapbook contemning newspaper articles that cover events relating to the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, spanning the years 1947 to 1956. Examples of articles found within include "Cone Hospital to Begin New Training Program," "Emergency Unit is...
    • Greensboro pushed downtown renewal plans

    • 1967-12-03
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This news article discusses the efforts made by the City of Greensboro to begin and execute plans for downtown urban renewal. The article discusses studies conducted on the area, newly constructed civic buildings, and the formation of the Downtown...
    • Oral history interview with Collette Coggins and Morgan Owle-Crisp, 2018

    • 2018-07-02
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Morgan Owle-Crisp, co-owner and president, and Collette Coggins, co-owner and vice president, discuss their work at 7Clans Brewing in Cherokee, NC. They discuss their decision to begin the brewery through contract brewing, their plans for future...
    • A privy history: How the modern bathroom was born

    • 2010
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Not until the end of the nineteenth century did the bathroom as we know it--a separate room with toilet, tub, and sink--begin to appear as a fixture in American houses. Influences from culture, technology, and health science impacted changes made...


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