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    • Oral history interview with Brenda Cooper, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-25
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Brenda Meadows Cooper (1942- ) obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1968 as assistant director of alumni affairs. She became associate director...
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and former ANC chiefs, 1989]

    • 1989-09
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses with former chiefs and members of her current staff in Washington, D.C., in September of 1989. She wears the army green winter uniform. Pictured (left to right) are: Colonel Mildred Irene,...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...
    • Greensboro Four keep humility intact

    • 1990
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa 1990 article by John Alexander, editorial page editor of the Greensboro News & Record, discusses the humility of the four former students who launched the sit-ins, Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin...
    • Ex-Nazi: I Wouldn't Hide 'Em

    • 1982-06-24
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 24, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by former Nazi Roger L. Shannon before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist Workers...
    • Oral history interview with Fred Chappell, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Fred Chappell (1936- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, retiring in 2004 as emeritus professor of English. In 1988, he was named Burlington Industries Excellence Professor of English. He is a writer...
    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Renee Byrd, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Charlotte Ren'e Byrd (1951-) was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. Byrd attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in psychology. After graduation, Byrd had a varied career including working for the City of Greensboro, the Guilford...
    • Former CORE Director McKissick Lectures Wed.

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian
    • This February 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming presentation by Floyd McKissick former national director of the Congress for Racial Equality (CORE) and describes the...
    • [Letter from former Guilford student to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1971-01-04
    • Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this January 4, 1971 letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs a former student now at Amherst College compares the learning experience between the two institutions, claiming that Amherst is very competitive but has a larger amount of...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Panel mulls doubts from Nov. 3 events

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 28, 1981 article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on a panel discussion sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Greensboro Citizens for Justice and Unity, and the Greensboro chapter of the N.C. Civil...
    • Dawson Tells Of His Role Under Oath

    • 1982-07-16
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 16, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on testimony by police informant Edward Dawson before a federal grand jury investigating possible civil rights violations related to the murders of five Communist...
    • Correspondence with Charles F. Myers, Jr.

    • 1961-1978
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Correspondence with Charles F Myers, Jr, former member of the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees and former President of Burlington Industries. Some topics of interest may include the hospital's 15 and 25th anniversary. There are...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Group of former student veterans, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Pearsall Collection
    • Photograph of a group of former student veterans from at A&T College (now North Carolina A&T State University) in 1947.

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