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    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral History interview with Shelley Witzke Kirk

    • 2016-02-07
    • WV0604 Shelley Witzke Kirk Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Shelley Witzke Kirk and her service with the United States Navy.
      Kirk recalls surviving six weeks of ""initiation"" after her promotion to Chief Petty Officer, the satisfaction she felt when she was finally pinned...
    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • Oral history interviw with Robert and Betty Watson

    • 1995-04-13
    • MSS254 Gail McDonald Oral History Collection
    • Robert Winthrop Watson (1925-2012) received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in economics (1946) from Williams College; studied art history (1946-1947) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and received a Master’s (1950) and a PhD (1954) in...
    • Newspaper Clippings on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • Various newspaper clippings on Commencement Home, 1958. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three art and home-economics majors designed and...
    • [Queen Street Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A shot from across Queen Street of the Australian Red Cross Cafe in Brisbane, as seen in late 1944. Groups of servicemen linger out front, and a banner above it reads, "Red Cross, Give Often, Give Now." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • W.C. informer [number 4]

    • 1946-03-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fourth issue of W.C. Informer discusses of nuclear weapons, federal labor policy (specifically a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would curtail union activities such as "sympathy strikes" wher one union walks out in support 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...
    • [Memories of Brightwood Elementary School]

    • 1961-1962
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This school yearbooklet from Brightwood Elementary School in Greensboro includes photos of school life during the year, with images of the principal (Stanley J. Protas), faculty and staff. Sections for each class give the teacher's last name, and...
    • Additional Talks and Writings [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1929
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • Various writings about many topics by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. One essay is about how men and women should use their education as a weapon for the betterment of the country. These are motivational talks that give different life lessons.
    • [Military Dog Demonstration]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • Servicemen walking military dogs out onto a field to give a demonstration. An audience sits on the sidelines and views the demonstration.
    • Sixteenth annual home-making institute

    • 1942-03
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A pamphlet from Bennett College’s 16th annual Home-Making Institute held in 1942. The many notable speakers included A. H. Peeler, Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, and Dr. Channing H. Tobias. President David Dallas Jones wrote a forward for the...
    • [Greensboro College bulletin, May 1944]

    • 1944-05
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Photos of student productions and staff members along with course description give an overview of the Department of Speech and Dramatic Art at Greensboro College as it was in 1944. Includes photos of instructors Mary Belle Smith and Vivian E....
    • Pine needles [1921]

    • 1921
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1921 yearbook includes a history of the Alumnae and Former Students' Association and includes class histories that give an in depth look at campus activities during this time period. It also includes a """"hymn"""" book section with pictures of...
    • Pine needles [1922]

    • 1922
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1922 yearbook includes a brief history of the college. Class histories give a brief glimpse into events of the time, including a brief mention of the influenza epidemic. The yearbook includes a page from the March 11, 1922, issue of the student...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This copy of the Latin version by St. Jerome was made during the period when France stood at the height of her medieval glory. A decade or two before, Louis IX (Saint Louis), the strongest monarch of his age, had made France the mightiest power in...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Small Psalters of this period are comparatively rare, since Psalters were used primarily in the church services and not by the layman. Here, the letters and ornament still retain all the rigidity of the previous century and give no indication of...


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