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    • History pasted on the wall

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Invented by the Chinese as early as 200 A.D., wallpaper has a storied history across numerous cultures and continents. Because it is susceptible to frequent changes as a result of stylistic trends and personal tastes, as well as damage and...
    • Oral History interview with Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • Segregation and the Supreme Court

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • In this speech, the unidentified author, possibly Benjamin L. Smith, discusses the pending Supreme Court decision on Brown v. Board of Education in 1954. The writer briefly provides details for the five cases that makeup Brown, and provides the...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Spivey by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 30, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jo Spivey, Spivey primarily discusses her role as a news reporter in covering the civil rights activities in Greensboro and provides details of activities...
    • A land use plan for the Greensboro metropolitan area

    • 1948
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This report provides a broad overview of the varied land uses within the city of Greensboro. It also describes and maps the various industrial, business, and residential zones within the city and surrounding area and provides general guidelines for...
    • History of Planning Commission and its role in our city government

    • 1952-05-13
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report provides a brief history of the Greensboro Planning Commission and evaluates the decisions of early planners on Greensboro. The report also broadly describes the many activities in which the Planning Commission is engaged and provides...
    • [Annual report and map, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1965-1966]

    • 1966
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This short annual report details the major accomplishments of the municipal government for the 1965-66 fiscal year. The annual report provides a general budget, notes several recreational and cultural improvements, and provides a detailed road map...
    • [Annual report and map, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1966-1967]

    • 1966
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This short annual report details the major accomplishments of the municipal government for the 1966-67 fiscal year. The annual report provides a general budget, notes several recreational and cultural improvements, and provides a detailed road map...
    • Progress 1961 [Progress report of the Greensboro Redevelopment Commission]

    • 1961
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report by the Redevelopment Commission provides a status update on urban renewal projects that were in progress in 1961. It highlights the benefits of the urban redevelopment costs versus the expense to the city, provides a timeline of...
    • [Annual report and map, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1969-1970]

    • 1970
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This short annual report details the major accomplishments of the municipal government for the 1969-70 fiscal year. The annual report provides a general budget, notes several recreational and cultural improvements, and provides an organizational...
    • Oral history interview with Judith Bullock Nisbet, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • Primarily documents Judith Bullock Nisbet's early life; time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Service...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Heath, 2001

    • 2001-01-20
    • WV0195 Bernice Isabel Heath Papers
    • Documents Bernice Heath's early life, nursing training, service overseas with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II, and duties stateside and abroad with the ANC from 1948 to 1964.

      Topics from Heath's early life include nursing...
    • He Had A Dream

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Craig Falor provides a quick biography of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., explaining King's importance and influence and how he was slain. The...

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