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    • 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 Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1979-01
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa January, 1979, with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's opinions on the education system, the 1969 A&T/Dudley protest and the change in activist movements since the sixties....
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Oral History Interview with Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1978-10-24
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 24, 1978, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's community activism with YES (Youth Educational Services), FCD (Foundation for Community Development), GUTS (Greensboro United...
    • Oral History Interview with Joanne Bluethenthal by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joanne Bluethenthal primarily documents Ms. Bluethenthal's involvement in school integration in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Bluethenthal gives her first impressions...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with Floyd McKissick by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 9, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Floyd McKissick, McKissick discusses the organization of CORE chapters in North Carolina, its national and regional leaders, and his activities as a...
    • Barber Shop As Hoc Legislation

    • 1968-02-16
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 16, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the efforts of the Guilford College community to force local barber shops to integrate. This is significant as a point in the college's...
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • The Quaker

    • 1969
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, as well as the many protests in which students were involved. From press conferences, to participating in marches for freedom of speech for...
    • The Quaker, 1973

    • 1973
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1973 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects efforts to integrate the college community. Continued presence of minority faculty and administrators and the growth of the student organization, Brothers and Sisters In Blackness (BASIB),...
    • HEW PRESSES UNC

    • 1970-02-11
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1970, article by Melanie Bassett, copy editor of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the university's response to pressure from the United States Department of...
    • [Notes regarding meetings with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell]

    • 1963-04-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • These notes, dated April 23, 1963, relate to meetings the unidentified author, presumably Harry Boyte, had with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell, both of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)and residents of Greensboro. Comments from both...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • Oral history interview with B. Elton Cox by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-05-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with B. Elton Cox, Cox primarily discusses the history and activities of CORE and his participation in the organization; specific topics include the original...
    • Oral history interview with Robert L. Glenn by William Link

    • 1987-04-16
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 16, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Robert L. Glenn, Glenn describes his years as assistant principal and principal at Grimsley High School and his experiences during school desegregation...
    • Oral history interview with David Helberg by William Link

    • 1989-04-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 12, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with David Helberg, Helberg discusses the effects of Brown v. Board of Education on Greensboro school teachers and administrators. He describes the process of...

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