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    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • Oral History Interview with John Foster by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 14, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with John Foster primarily documents Foster's work on the Greensboro School Board during desegregation in the fifties and sixties. He discusses using bond money to improve...
    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • New BASIB Executive Officers

    • 1976-04-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 1, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the recently elected officers of the student organization Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). The article also outlines the numerous...
    • [Petition for black student lounge at UNCG]

    • 1971-02-16
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter and petition for a black student lounge on the UNCG campus was submitted by Neo-Black Society coordinators Lauren Brown and Larry Williamson, February 16, 1970. The letter outlines the needs and purpose for a black student lounge...
    • 'Separate and Equal Public Education is in the Interest...'

    • 1951-06-17
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This clipping from the June 17, 1951 issue of the Greensboro Daily News is a transcript of a speech given by Edward Kidder Graham Jr. on the issue of segregation in schools. Graham was Chancellor of the University of North Carolina Woman's College...
    • 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...
    • Kyung Kim will be on CBS Television Next Tuesday Night

    • 1958-12-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 5, 1958 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes Guilford student Kyung Kim, who was the only female pilot to fly in the Korean Air Force during the Korean War. She decided to study in the United...
    • [New horizons in infectious disease pamphlet]

    • 1995-11-10
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A pamphlet advertising a presentation on infectious disease to help Greensboro area medical personnel update and improve their knowledge and skills.
    • [Fundraising campaign, 1955]

    • 1955-05-16
    • Cone 10085 Wesley Long Community Hospital Collection
    • Contents includes the fundraising campaign to improve and enlarge the Wesley Long Hospital, Inc. facilities from May 16, 1955. Attached items include the fundrsing campaign letter, the hospital mailing list, and an explanation of federal funding by...

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