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    • Oral history interview with Lelia Hamilton, 2010

    • 2010-04-20
    • WV0483 Lelia L. Hamilton Papers
    • Leila Hamilton tells of her early life, education, entrance into the service, service in the United States Air Force as an aircraft controller and director, and her activities relating to the military after leaving the service.

      Hamilton...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • Oral history interview with Marian Krugman, 2006

    • 2006-07-29
    • WV0354 Marian Gold Krugman Papers
    • Primarily documents Marian Estelle Gold Krugman's background; her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Krugman discusses her family history, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • 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...
    • [University Chorale scrapbook, 1979-1980]

    • 1979-1980
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by group historian Lane Ridenhour, documents the University Chorale and its activities during the 1979-1980 school year at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The scrapbook contains a certificate, correspondence,...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Jane DeWan, 1999

    • 1999-01-28
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • Documents Mary Jane DeWan's pre-war nurse's training; her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945; and her life and career following World War II.

      DeWan briefly discusses her nursing training before...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Beetham Jones's service from 1952 to 1980 with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for twenty-eight years and her military and civilian career in public information and journalism.

      Jones discusses her high education and...
    • Deep Conversations about Conversation Pits

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Conversation pits are a unique architectural feature used in residential spaces and some commercial structures primarily in the 1960s and 1970s. Featuring a seating area recessed below the floor level, conversation pits were costly to install and,...
    • [Main Building Library]

    • 1900
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This circa 1900 photograph show the Library inside the Main Building. This building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892. Two flanking wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the building was called...
    • [Student dance scrapbooks: Freshman Class Formal,"Far Away Places," 1949]

    • 1949
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by members of the Freshman Class Dance Committee at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the Freshman Class formal...
    • [Student dance scrapbooks: Cosmopolitan Club Dance,"Far Away Places," 1952]

    • 1952
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by members of the Cosmopolitan Club at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the Club's formal dance,""Far Away Places," held...
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Oklahoma City Told It Cannot Ban Segregation

    • 1960-03-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports on the attempt by Oklahoma City, OK to pass laws that would ban segregation in public places.
    • State AFL-CIO Backs Lunch Counter Drive

    • 1960-03-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. The article reports that the State AFL-CIO agreed to support the recent demonstrations against segregation at its convention in Raleigh, NC. Other...
    • Rebuild the Movement for Black Power!

    • 1980
    • UA.29.02.0130 Sydney Nathans Papers
    • This flyer, created by Concerned Citizens Against the Klan of Greensboro, urges a return to the Black Power movement of the 1960s, stating that the movement stalled in the 1970s as black leaders were "bought off, killed off, or jailed and the...

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