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    • 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...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie and Sylva, 1918]

    • 1918-09-17
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • The conditions that Glory Hancock is working under are starting to wear her down, as she is "so sick of having people depend on me I could scream." She also discusses large artillery being removed from her village, her relationship woes with her...
    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • Odyssey into Prejudice

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 17, 1964 book review published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Bob Foster describes the new book Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin. Griffin went undercover, after undergoing a medical treatment to...
    • Noted Writer To Appear At Guilford

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by author John Howard Griffin. Griffin wrote Black Like Me after spending two months disguised as a black man and...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Bucharest]

    • 1914-02-20
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • "A quick note to tell you that I have again received a great honor - the king has just named me Commander of the Royal Order of the Romanian Crown." The king sent Casals the insignia, which he is supposed to wear at the concert that evening. "You...
    • Griffin Captivates Audience

    • 1968-12-13
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 13, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes a talk by Black Like Me author John Howard Griffin who shared his experiences disguised as a black man in the Deep South and continually...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-05-31
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals misses Metcalfe terribly and is becoming depressed without her; he has "new troubles" in addition to those about which she knows already "of which you know the biggest, and most of all the biggest of all that I confided to you, the...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Munich]

    • 1914-03-03
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is feeling better, in spite of a backache. He doesn't like the cold winter weather. He will arrive in Paris the next day at noon. He will visit many old friends there, including the Countess de Morphy, Faure, Cortot, Thibaud and Salmon....
    • [Ask Me Lapel Ribbon]

    • Undated
    • UA107 Textile Collection
    • Red Woman's College lapel ribbon with white lettering reading, "Ask Me."
    • [Men Students Group Picture, Early 1930s]

    • 1932-1933
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Several male students stand on the steps of a building for a photo. (Caption on back: Harold Kirk's daughters ID'd him Betty- On the chance you can't read my handwritting (very likely), I will type the names of the men that someone helped me...
    • [Susanne B. Hoskins in cafe]

    • 1918
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A photograph of Susanne B. Hoskins in France. The back of the photograph reads:

      Taken in a little glass restaraunt [sic] on top of Mont d'Or ("Mon d'Or" mont of gold) Looks as if I was drunk--but no, a dog came up to my arm and stuck his...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-01-22
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear Mademoiselle (Casals addressing Metcalfe as "vous"). Casals was visiting his friend Mrs. Farqhuar, and they wanted to go to hear Susan sing that afternoon, but poor weather made Mrs. Farqhuar change her mind. He has been sad since...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-06-01
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals announces a change of plans: he will leave on the 12th for Buenos Aires instead of St. Paul, and on returning from Argentina will stop in Brazil for a few days. "Today is the 3rd concert. The 4th is the 4th, and on the10th we give a...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-06-15
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letter. He was concerned that he might not get it before leaving for Buenos Aires the next day. He understands and agrees with her thoughts about Andree. He cannot break his promise to her. "I was surprised to have...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Buenos Aires]

    • 1904-06-30
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is happy to have received four letters from Metcalfe that day. He spent much of the day being "bothered" by friends and journalists. He reminds her that he told her from the start that nothing would change his decision to marry Andree. "I...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Paris]

    • 1914-02-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Metcalfe may be surprised to get this letter from Paris. Casals' concert [of the 7th] in Berlin had to be postponed, so he put off the one scheduled for the 8th as well. He has been tired and wanted to stay a bit longer - not to rest, as he must...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...

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