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    • Oral History Interview with Ike English by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Ike English primarily documents English's memories of race relations in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the late 1950s and 1960s. Of particular interest is English's...
    • [Letter from former Guilford student to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1971-01-04
    • MS416 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...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • Listen to the footsteps

    • 1990-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial from the February 1, 1990, issue of the Greensboro News & Record, commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins. The editorial notes that the sit-ins were part of a larger movement, one that had...
    • [Letter from Assistant Attorney General Drew Days,III]

    • 1980-04-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This 1981 letter from Drew Days, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to Tom Osborne, Greensboro City Manager, reports that members of the Greensboro Police Department would not be liable under federal civil rights statutes...
    • [Letter from attorney Lewis Pitts to Charles Davis]

    • 1982-05-15
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This May 15, 1982 letter from Lewis Pitts and Gayle Korotkin to Charles Davis proposed that representatives of the Greensboro Concerned Citizen's group attempt to inspect the records of past grand juries empaneled in Greensboro in terms of racial...
    • Negro girls were 'not sought' for college, Dr. Pierson says

    • 1956-09-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited September 11, 1956, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports that W.W. Pierson, acting chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), told an assembly of student leaders that two recently...
    • Race factor is explored by Pierson

    • 1956-09-12
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited September 12, 1956, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports that W.W. Pierson, acting chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), told an assembly of student leaders that two recently...
    • Oral history interview with Geneva Tisdale by Jim Schlosser

    • 1998
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1998 by Jim Schlosser with Geneva Tisdale, Tisdale recalls the February 1, 1960, sit-in, the larger crowds during the following days, and the eventual shut down of the counter. She...
    • [Charter Greensboro mission and services]

    • 1992
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A folder containing several pamphlet on servies provided by Charter Hospital of Greensboro, including Christian-themed treatment, ways to praise a child, adolescent services, day and evening treatment programs, substance abuse services, adult...
    • Four-in-hand : a story of smart life in New York and at a country club [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Quarter-bound in vivid red (C11) diagonal fine rib cloth, with dark green (C146) diagonal fine rib cloth sides; small rectangular panel with horses pulling coach with 3 people in white, black, red, reserved green, and gilt, with four rule border of...
    • [Finishing Department, Cone Mills]

    • 1947-12-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Two men stand by larger pieces of machinery in the finishing department of one of the Cone mills.
    • Life in the Greensboro Overseas Replacement Depot

    • 1992-1993
    • Misc. Coll. -- Lynch, Henry
    • This eight-page document is an account by Henry Lynch about his travels form Concord, Mass., and arriving at the Greensboro ORD. He recalls his experiences of life in the barracks, working in the mail room, and the cavorting of soldiers in a...
    • [Mill village]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Rows of two-story houses in a mill village. The larger homes were meant for supervisors and their families.
    • [Proximity mill]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A view of Proximity Mill that shows railroad tracks, a brick building with a smoke stack and larger brick building on the right.
    • Missal (Missale) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Missal, written for the convenience of the priests, combined the separate books formerly used in different parts of the service; namely, the Oratorium, Lectionarium, Evangeliarium, Canon, and others. Gutenberg, who printed his famous First...

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