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    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia J. Trice, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-03-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Patricia J. Trice (1939- ) graduated from Oberlin College in 1959, received a master's in music education from Illinois in 1960, a master's in piano performance from The University of North Carolina (UNCG) in 1968, and a PhD from Florida State. She...
    • Oral History interview with Shelley Witzke Kirk

    • 2016-02-07
    • WV0604 Shelley Witzke Kirk Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Shelley Witzke Kirk and her service with the United States Navy.
      Kirk recalls surviving six weeks of ""initiation"" after her promotion to Chief Petty Officer, the satisfaction she felt when she was finally pinned...
    • Oral history interview with Mary McLeod Rogers, 1999

    • 1999-12-20
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary McLeod Rogers's family, education, and pre-war life in North Carolina; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Arlington, Virginia, during World War II; and her personal life after the war. ...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Coit Elwell, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Margaret Coit Elwell (1919-2003) won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 1951 for her book, John C. Calhoun, American Portrait. She was a member of the class of 1941 at Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (now The University of...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Hyatt Caccavale, 1999

    • 1999-06-18
    • WV0095 Betty Hyatt Caccavale Papers
    • Primarily documents Caccavale's childhood in rural South Carolina and her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES as a cryptographer in Washington, D.C., during World War II.


      Caccavale discusses her family background and awareness of current...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Oral history interview with Lewis A. Brandon III by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-06-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 3, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lewis A. Brandon III, Brandon discusses his experience in interracial groups and organizations, his memories of the sit-ins, and his involvement in the...
    • 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...
    • [Notes on interview with D. Edward Hudgins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a six-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe from a July 6, 1972, interview with D. Edward Hudgins. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hudgins discussed the Greensboro Board of Education's...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...
    • [Notes on interview with George Roach by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 6, 1972, interview with George Roach. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GR" for "George Roach" and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Roach discussed Governor Luther...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • [Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe]

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford's hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1350
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This particular Book of Hours, a devotional prayer book for the layman, was made for the use of Sarum, the early name for Salisbury, England. This text was accepted throughout the province of Canterbury. The manuscript was written about the time...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • Oral history interview with James Farmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-12-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 10, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James Farmer, Farmer discusses the history, strategies, and management of CORE, including the Freedom Highways campaign in North Carolina, and...
    • [Book Plate of Sarah Bernhardt, "Cleopatra"]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Book plate of Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) in the role of Cloptre.' The book plate is a reproduction of a photograph taken by Napoleon Sarony. She is pictured with her handmaiden.
    • [Book Plate of Edwin Forrest, "Macbeth"]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Book plate of American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), possibly from 'The Complete Works' by William Shakespeare published by Johnson, Fry, & Co. in New York in 1858. The engraving was done by R. Thew and features Forrest in the role of Macbeth.

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