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    • Oral history interview with Mary Galster Layton Starkey

    • 2016-06-11
    • WV0614 Mary Galster Layton Starkey Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Galster Layton Starkey and her service with the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

      Starkey recalls her desire to prove herself to her family by completing U.S. Army Airborne School, and the...
    • Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers by William Link

    • 1989-04-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 26, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Cleveland Sellers, Sellers primarily discusses the history, spread, and philosophical background of the civil rights movement, especially as it was...
    • 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...
    • First Black S.G.A. President at G.C.

    • 1977-04-18
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 18, 1977 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Albert Case interviews Fred Davie, the school's first black Student Government Association (SGA) president. Davie, who previously served as the...
    • How will the Supreme Court decision affect Greensboro and North Carolina?

    • 1954-04-20
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a handwritten copy of a speech titled "How Will the Supreme Court Decision Affect Greensboro and North Carolina" by High Point attorney, James Mattocks, given to the Greensboro Community Council on April 20, 1954. In this talk, Mattocks...
    • [West Market Street United Methodist Church, Exterior photographs 1950s]

    • 1950-1959
    • CC027 West Market Street United Methodist Church Archives
    • Views from both street level, and from rooftop, showing the front of the church. The street level view, taken from Ashe Street looking toward West Market, no longer exists. The street was closed with the construction of the new Guilford County...
    • Library

    • 1908
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Carnegie Public Library, located at Library Place (now Commerce Place) and West Gaston Street (now West Friendly Avenue) in Greensboro. The library opened in 1902 and relocated to the former First Presbyterian Church on Church...
    • Carnegie Free Library

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Carnegie Library, located at Library Place (now Commerce Place) in Greensboro. Two Carnegie libraries opened as part of the segregated Greensboro Public Library in 1902, this one and the Carnegie Negro Library near Bennett...
    • Public Library, Greensboro

    • 1924
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Carnegie Library, located at Library Place (now Commerce Place) in Greensboro. The library opened in 1902 and relocated to the former First Presbyterian Church on Church Street (now Summit Avenue) in approximately 1937. The...
    • Public Library

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Carnegie Library, located at Library Place (now Commerce Place) in Greensboro. The library opened in 1902 and relocated to the former First Presbyterian Church on Church Street (now Summit Avenue) in approximately 1937. The...
    • The history of education in Guilford County

    • 1943-05
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • May 1943 issue of North Carolina Education which describes the history of schools and universities in Guilford County from the Colonial Period to the World War II era. This article by Nellie Rowe Jones details the development of free schools,...
    • Planning notes [Number 15, 25 August 1961]

    • 1961-08-25
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report from the Greensboro Department of City Planning called “No Thoroughfare, or How to Close A Street” by W. G. Dodgson, the city planner. The writing details the issues with creating new streets, dedicating names of these roads and issue...
    • Looking north on South Elm Street

    • 1976
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Looking north on South Elm Street toward Jefferson Square in Greensboro. The low-rise buildings in the foreground are no longer standing.

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