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  • Description: profiles
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    • Violence Not New to Leader of Rally

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Steve Berry profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leader Nelson Johnson follwing the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the CWP were...
    • They met a common fate

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by John Roberts of the Greensboro Record profiles six members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) shot at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. Five members (Sandra Smith, James M. Waller, Cesar...
    • Leaders are no strangers here

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record profiles Communist Workers Party (CWP) leaders Nelson Johnson and Signe Waller, citing their history of activism in Greensboro. Waller had been married to a professor at The...
    • George Simkins: a lifetime struggling for civil rights

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This circa February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record, profiles George Simkins, former president of the Greensboro chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). In a first-person narrative,...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • The life of a Negro coed - UNCG students have varied reactions

    • 1968-05-24
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This May 24, 1968, article by Robert M. Auman of the Greensboro Daily News, profiles five black students at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Most of the students reported a satisfactory experience, but also some social...
    • Six students speak on being black

    • 1970
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This article from the Summer 1970 issue of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro's (UNCG) Alumni News profiles five black UNCG graduates and one current student about their experience at the university which had, at the time, a black...
    • Price Class memories

    • 1946-1986
    • CC005 College Place United Methodist Church Archives
    • This scrapbook contains a variety of materials regarding the Sunday School class at College Place United Methodist Church known as the "Price Class," after the original class teacher, C.F. Price. Items include a program from a "Let's Get...
    • [They did it! correspondence]

    • 1989-1998
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Correspondence regarding the release of Dr. Robert L. Phillips' book entitled "They Did It!: 21 profiles of non-physician heroines and pacesetters in Greensboro's medical care history."
    • The masquerader : a novel [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark olive green (C126) cloth; upper oblong panel blindstamped and lettered in gilt; lower panel of left and right profiles of the same man each within the same architectural border; spine lettered in gilt.
    • Vizier of the two-horned Alexander [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green calico-texture cloth; central silhouette profile of man within circular frame, four circular frames surrounding center one, ruled in dark blue with orange backgrounds, men's silhouetted profiles within each circle, in dark...
    • Lights and shadows of European history [binding]

    • 1852
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Dark grayish-brown very fine vertical rib cloth; eagle on top of circle with two profiles of men below with garland, all within panel, all within decorative outer border, all within rule outer border, all blindstamped; front cover design repeated...
    • Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Contains a statistical abstract of Greensboro, a physical description and history of the city, an overview of residential and commercial facilities, and illustrated profiles of local businesses.
    • Southward the sun of progress shines

    • 1906
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Overview of commercial, institutional, and residential facilities in Greensboro, with photographs of each. Also includes some street scenes and profiles of specific businesses.
    • The Gate City. Greensboro. Commercial, financial, manufacturing.

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Souvenir booklet published by The Greensboro Record documenting businesses and cultural institutions in the city. Numerous photographs of businesses, individuals, residences, and profiles of specific businesses.
    • Sketches of Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Includes business profiles illustrated with photographs of the buildings housing these businesses as well as owners and employees. Some photos of residential structures and cultural institutions.
    • 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,...


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