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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Callahan, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Cheryl 'Cherry' Callahan (1949- ) obtained her undergraduate and doctoral degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1979 as assistant to the vice chancellor for student affairs....
    • Oral history interview with Brenda Meadows Cooper, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Brenda Meadows Cooper (1942- ) obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1968 as assistant director of alumni affairs. She became associate director...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Lou Merrell, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-16
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Mary Lou Merrell (1925- ) grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina and began working part time for Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and in 1965 became a full-time secretary in...
    • [Letter from Clarence Harris to Tom Osborne]

    • 1983-08-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 10, 1983 handwritten letter from Clarence "Curly" Harris to Greensboro City Manager Tom Osborne, introduces Osborne to Harris' perspectives on the Greensboro Woolworth sit-ins and the demise of the downtown retail trade from Harris'...
    • 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...
    • Woolworth's reconsidered after 30 years

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by William D. Snider, former editor of the Greensboro News & Record, appeared January 28, 1990, in observance of the thirtieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins. Snider cites William H. Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights...
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • We Are an African People]

    • 1970-02-18
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This political bulletin, published February 18, 1970, features a an essay by Willie Drake which looks at the proposed merger of North Carolina A&T State University with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from a Black Power...
    • Forum on the Assassinations of the CWP 5

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the Communist Workers Party 5, announces a forum to be held December 13, 1979, at the Uhuru Bookstore in Greensboro, to discuss the shooting deaths of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP)...
    • [Notes regarding meetings with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell]

    • 1963-04-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • These notes, dated April 23, 1963, relate to meetings the unidentified author, presumably Harry Boyte, had with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell, both of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)and residents of Greensboro. Comments from both...
    • Oral history interview with Marvin Sykes by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-02-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 12, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Marvin Sykes, Sykes describes the Woolworth's sit-in of February 1, 1960, from his perspective as a reporter covering the story, including his...
    • [Writings on hospitals and health care providers in Greensboro]

    • 1995
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A history of hospitals in the Greensboro area, primarily from a reach-of-service and construction budget perspective. The report is likely connected to providing information for the community discussion of who should provide new hospital bedspace...
    • Talks With Young Men [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • n.d
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a variety of Mary Mendenhall Hobbs' essays and lectures addressed to young men. Titles include "Young Manhood from a Woman's Perspective -- the Glory of a Young Man in His Strength" and "The Heart of Temperance." Most of the...
    • Oral history interview with Victoria Guthrie, 2008

    • 2008-07-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Victoria Guthrie was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She moved to North Carolina with her husband in the early 1970s so she could complete her undergraduate degree at Guilford College. Guthrie discusses her nearly thirty-year career with the...


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