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    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Sit-ins: Race relations are better, but problems still remain

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this extended article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writers Jim Schlosser, Donald W. Patterson, and Kelly Mitchell-Clark interview several Greensboro residents about their perspectives on race relations. Topics tackled in this...
    • Racial tensions on rise, clergy say

    • 1969-11-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Susan Sawyers from the November 18, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, reports on the work of a clergy task force on race relations. The task force included longtime activist Nelson Johnson and Barbara Dua of The University of North...
    • Shielded from the ugliness

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Allen Johnson III, as a personal remembrance of his childhood in segregated Greensboro and of changes in recent years. Johnson discusses his parents' reaction to the...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • Oral History Interview with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley primarily documents Stanley's involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, particularly during the 1963 sit-ins....
    • [Neightborhood view]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A view of some houses in one of the Greensboro neighborhoods.
    • Greensboro atlas [1974]

    • 1974
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This atlas provides a series of maps detailing various zones within the city of Greensboro. These zones include residential neighborhoods, bus transportation routes, business districts and major shopping centers, school districts, and cultural...
    • Greensboro shopping center trade areas

    • 1964
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This study looks at the geospatial boundaries of some twenty five shopping centers around the city of Greensboro and hypothesizes why shopping centers develop in certain areas. This report contains maps useful for advising central planners as to...
    • Greensboro, North Carolina [booklet]

    • 1972
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Book designed to promote Greensboro, N.C. as a fine place to live, work and tour with photographs and descriptions of several Greensboro neighborhoods, colleges, civic organizations, health facilities/hospitals, business districts, industries and...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...

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