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    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • Oral history interview with Chely McAninch, 2010

    • 2010-08-09
    • WV0497 Chely McAninch Oral History
    • Chely McAninch tells of her early life, military training, service in the Unites States Army, and life relating to her service.

      McAninch documents her experiences in her specialty of military intelligence, completing warrant officer...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Vick O"Brien, 1973 [text/print transcript]

    • 1973-03-30
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979;
    • Ruth Vick O'Brien (1900-1975) graduated in 1921 from the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In 1942, she received a master's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. O'Brien...
    • 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...
    • Committee- Cultural

    • 1985-2000
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • Items include annual and monthly committee reports, committee member lists, and budget proposals for the Cultural Committee of the Neo-Black Society.
    • David Kwok to Present Demonstration Lecture

    • 1958-11-21
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 21, 1958 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes an upcoming event at which David Kwok would offer demonstrations of Chinese art and painting as well a lecture on the same topic as part of a...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • The evolving American home: Reflecting society's expectation of women

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • As women's domestic roles changed from silent partner in the late 1700s to the center of home and family in the 1950s and 1960s, the floorplan for the American family house changed also. Using the historic Blandwood Mansion located in Greensboro,...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • Deep Conversations about Conversation Pits

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Conversation pits are a unique architectural feature used in residential spaces and some commercial structures primarily in the 1960s and 1970s. Featuring a seating area recessed below the floor level, conversation pits were costly to install and,...
    • College Management Report, "What Black Students Want]"

    • 1969-03
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • Magazine article aimed at college administrators with the goals of determining what black students are saying on college campuses and presenting what American college campuses have done to minimize confrontations with black students. Starting with...
    • [Committee on the Study of Time and Place Report to Faculty]

    • 1952-04-14
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This committee report on inter-racial policies at Guilford College is included in the April 14, 1952 faculty meeting minutes. The report affirms the college's longstanding commitment to inclusion of diverse ethnic, religious, and cultural groups,...
    • Oral history interview with Beatrice M. Folger by Kevin Costello

    • 1986-12-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 5, 1986, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with Beatrice M. Folger, Ms. Folger primarily discusses her involvement with the YWCA and other integrated groups in the 1950s and 1960s. She describes...
    • Maya Angelou Here Thursday

    • 1976-10-12
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 12, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on an upcoming presentation by Maya Angelou as a part of the Guilford College Arts Series and as such provides an example of the kind of...

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