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    • Civil War Centennial Stirs Memories; Underground Railroad Had Depot Here

    • 1961-04-20
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 20, 1961 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Shirley Jones highlights Guilford College's role in the Civil War as a stop on the Underground Railroad, providing context for the school's history...
    • The Quaker, 1961

    • 1961
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1961 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects an increased religious diversity on campus. The establishment of the Jewish Hillel society and the Catholic Neuman Club shows an increased population of non-Protestant students, which is a...
    • The Quaker, 1952

    • 1952
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1952 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, pictures far fewer examples of diversity than some of the previous years. There is a junior photograph of Melba Rosa Gorgas of Cuba, notable for the political context of the time period. Also notable...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Hate groups fragmented but still active

    • 1989
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Kathy Hoke of the Greensboro News & Record reports on the continuing activities of hate groups in North Carolina, including the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party. While legal actions had resulted in a drop in activity, the...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • A Case That Raises Questions - Who Will Stop the Hate Groups?

    • 1982-08-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This August 15, 1982, column by Colman McCarthy of the Washington Post discusses the grand jury investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro on November 3, 1979, in the context...
    • A&T College Senior Explains Current Sit-Down Strike

    • 1960-05-10
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this May 10, 1960 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Penny Smith interviews an unnamed senior from North Carolina A&T College about why students from that institution and nearby Bennett College entered...
    • [Medico-Legal Interprofessional Code] 1955

    • 1955-1966
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Documents related to the use of medical professionals in legal situations, typically in the context of an expert witness.
    • Concerns [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains one undated, handwritten essay by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs on the role of concerns in a Quaker context.
    • Elders [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains several drafts of essays by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs on the topic of elders in a Quaker context. Titles include "Eldership" and "The function of the elder." The essays are handwritten and undated.
    • Religious Education [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains undated essays written by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs on the topic of religious education in a Quaker context. Titles include "The Opportunities of the Sabbath School,""Sabbath School and the Home,""The Ideal School," and "Religious...
    • Airstream trailers: A blast from the past

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Seen today as an American icon, the Airstream trailer was developed in response to the Machine Deco and streamlining design movement of the 1920s, Americans' increased interest in traveling via automobile, and the ideas of businessman and...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Charles Prysby, 2017 [full audio recording]

    • 2017-03-06
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Charles Prysby was born in 1945 in Olympia, Washington. Dr. Prysby received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. He has taught classes on political parties, elections, voting behavior and research methods. Dr. Prysby has also co-authored...

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