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    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Legacy of Brown

    • 1984-05-16
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 16, 1984 editorial published in the Greensboro News & Record explores the legacy of the 1954 Brown v. Topeka Board of Education U.S. Supreme Court ruling that declared de jure school segregation unconstitutional and overturned earlier...
    • Superintendent and desegregation

    • 1955-05-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, was given to the American Association of University Women in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 21, 1955, and presents Smith's position on school desegregation. Smith admits that...
    • Noted Writer To Appear At Guilford

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by author John Howard Griffin. Griffin wrote Black Like Me after spending two months disguised as a black man and...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • 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...
    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...

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