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    • Young to Speak at A&T Program on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-25
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article, published January 25, 1980, announces Andrew Young as the featured speaker at commemoration ceremonies and the unveiling of two historic markers memorializing the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth store and the 1969...
    • [Main Building Library]

    • 1900
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This circa 1900 photograph show the Library inside the Main Building. This building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892. Two flanking wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the building was called...
    • [Plaque on the Foust Building]

    • 1980
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Plaque on the front of the Foust Building designating it as a historic site. It has wreaths with white bows on either side of the plate.
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • Silent South: Part Two

    • 1960-12-16
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 16, 1960 op-ed article by Carolee Wood was the second of a three part series published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian. In this segment Wood analyzes the nature, scope, and historic precedents of...
    • [Man in front of Keeley Institute sign]

    • 1951-03-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's exterior,...
    • [Man and squirrel]

    • 1952-03-02
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 2 negs. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's...
    • Report of the president [Guilford Battle Ground Company]

    • 1888-10-22
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Judge David Schenk, president of the Guilford Battle Ground Company gives proposals, recommendations and news to the Board of Directors, mostly describing actions of the Guilford County and N. C. State legislature about securing and celebrating the...
    • Mojud singer [Vol. 4, No. 1, April, 1937]

    • 1937-04
    • Periodicals Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • This magazine, published by the M.J.V. Athletic Association in 1940, commemorates the tenth anniversary of the Mock, Judson and Voehringer Company, which had moved to Greensboro from Long Island, N.Y. in 1926 and opened its new building the next...
    • Greensboro community development program [April 1979]

    • 1979-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report shows what the community development program was doing in Greensboro. It focuses on eight target areas: Logan, Glenwood "A", Hampton, Northeast Glenwood, Pear, Vance, Glenwood West, and College Hill. It includes information on housing...
    • Oral history interview with Katherine Stern, 2008

    • 2008-02-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Katherine Stern was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. She attended the Woman’s College at Duke University, and returned to Wilmington after graduation to work for The Wilmington Post. Stern discusses her marriage and move to...

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