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    • Oral history interview with George H. Evans by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 27, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George H. Evans, Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during...
    • HRC to Urge Whites to Help Black Firms

    • 1977-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 10, 1977 Greensboro Daily News article announces the Greensboro Human Relations Commission's plans to meet with government and community organizations to encourage them to patronize black-owned businesses. This action was largely in...
    • Oral history interview with Deborah "Debbie" Kahn Rubin [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-11
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Deborah 'Debbie' Kahn Rubin (1942 - ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1960 to 1962 (the institution is now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She graduated from George Washington University...
    • Oral history interview with Leonard Guyes by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 21, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Leonard Guyes, Guyes discusses the rise and demise of businesses in downtown Greensboro from the 1950s through 1970s, including his father's...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Boyd Morris, Morris describes his response to civil rights demonstrators at the Mayfair, his confrontation with Jesse Jackson, his reasons for not...
    • Oral history interview with Neil McGill by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Neil McGill, McGill discusses demonstrations held at the Carolina Theatre, their effects on business, and the outcomes after desegregation. He recalls...
    • Oral History Interview with George Evans by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. George Evans primarily documents Dr. Evans' recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro and his time as chairman of the Human Relations Commission during the 1963...
    • The Gate City. Greensboro. Commercial, financial, manufacturing.

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Souvenir booklet published by The Greensboro Record documenting businesses and cultural institutions in the city. Numerous photographs of businesses, individuals, residences, and profiles of specific businesses.
    • Don't Buy: Have A Saving Christmas

    • 1970-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This flier promotes a boycott of white-owned businesses by the black community in Greensboro. African Americans are encourage to patronize black-owned businesses whenever possible. The boycott was triggered by the workers strike at Industries of...
    • Album of Greensboro N.C.

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Primarily documents the businesses (manufacturers, banks, merchants, tobacco warehouses), cultural institutions (colleges, churches) and transportation agencies in Greensboro in 1892. Includes numerous photographs of local businesses and street...
    • Oral history interview with Bernie Mann, 2008

    • 2008-05-02
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bernie Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his childhood in the New York area. Mann attended Adelphi University in Long Island, where he worked at the college radio station. After graduation, he moved to several states to pursue a...
    • [Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the...
    • Oral History Interview with Ike English by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Ike English primarily documents English's memories of race relations in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the late 1950s and 1960s. Of particular interest is English's...
    • Oral history interview with Jim Schlosser by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-01-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 30, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Jim Schlosser, Schlosser primarily discusses the segregated racial climate he experienced growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina, and later during...
    • [South Elm Street]

    • 1904
    • Postcards Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • A street scene that shows buggies lining the streets of downtown on south Elm Street looking north. Businesses along this part of Elm Street include Billiards Smoke Shop, J. W. Jones Groceries, and others. The postcard is addressed to Dr. Alex...
    • [Elm Street Looking North]

    • 1930
    • Postcards Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • An angle view of North Elm Street with cars lining the street. Businesses along this part of Elm Street include Jefferson Insurance, Saslow's Jewelers, Kress, Mangel's, and Patterson.
    • [South Elm Street]

    • 1930
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • A view of the businesses on the 100-200 block of South Elm Street with cars and a tram on the street.
    • [Imperial Theatre]

    • 1935
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • The facade of the Carolina Theatre with other businesses to the sides visible.
    • Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Contains a statistical abstract of Greensboro, a physical description and history of the city, an overview of residential and commercial facilities, and illustrated profiles of local businesses.
    • Southward the sun of progress shines

    • 1906
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Overview of commercial, institutional, and residential facilities in Greensboro, with photographs of each. Also includes some street scenes and profiles of specific businesses.

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