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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...
    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • Group Polls Students On Integration; Compares GC with Duke, Deacons

    • 1960-05-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 5, 1960 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian presents the results of a Greensboro College student poll regarding whether or not the school should integrate. The Greensboro College results were...
    • [Consent order, Harris, et al. vs. Ferguson, et al.]

    • 1973-11-28
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • The three-page document consists of a consent order in the UNCG Neo-Black Society case, and an accompanying letter from Assistant Attorney General Edwin M. Speas, Jr. to University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough...
    • Statement to principals and supervisors

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 policy statement was prepared by Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith for distribution to principals and supervisors in the Greensboro City School System. Smith clarifies the role of the superintendent in relation to the school...
    • Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sol Jacobs, Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Marie-Theresiapolis (Subotica)]

    • 1914-02-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letters of the 6th and the 10th. Despite his efforts to remain calm, he feels unable to continue in his state of anxiety, though he realizes that it is selfish and weak of him to confide this to her. Still, she has...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, London]

    • 1914-03-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • During his three days in Paris, Casals had not one minute's rest; he didn't even touch his cello. Horszowski was with him during the day of the 4th, before leaving for Italy that evening. Mangeot, Lemberg and Larapdie came to visit. He had many...
    • North Carolina University Magazine No. 3, 1891 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1891
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • An 1891 issue of the North Carolina University Magazine published by the students of what is currently the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This periodical was from the papers of W. C. Smith, who highlights a section on p. 168 which...
    • [Lillian M. Pimlott at Hale Luana, Hawaii, 1946.]

    • 1946-04-21
    • WV0219 Lillian M. Pimlott Papers, 1937-1968
    • Lillian M. Pimlott stands on the steps of a cabin at Hale Luana, Hawaii, on 21 April 1946. She wears the WAVES gray and white seersucker working uniform with a garrison cap.
    • [Lillian M. Pimlott and friends under thatched hut, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0219 Lillian M. Pimlott Papers, 1937-1968
    • Lillian M. Pimlott (on right) stands underneath a thatched-roof open-air structure with a fellow WAVE and a serviceman in Hawaii, circa 1946. The WAVES are in the gray and white seersucker working uniform with garrison cap.
    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-02-20
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now stationed in Gloucestershire, England, has been ill but is recovering. She expects to move to the continent, perhaps following the army of occupation, and remain in Europe for at least a year, based on news reports. She also mentions...
    • [ARC/ANC service cap, circa 1918]

    • 1930
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Service cap worn by members of the Red Cross and Army Nurse Corps during World War I. The cap is upturned at the brim and cinched at the top, with a black ribbon tied in a bow around the crown. Above the bow, a Red Cross pin is affixed, which would...
    • Betty Magnusson letter

    • Undated
    • WV0341 Betty Magnusson Letters, 1943-1945
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.

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