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    • 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...
    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • 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 Nancy Zona Uhland, 2013

    • 2013-11-03
    • WV0556 Nancy Zona Uhland Oral History
    • Primary documents the adolescence of Nancy Zona Uhland, her time with the United States Army, and her life after the service.

      Uhland recalls her childhood in rural Pennsylvania, the education she received at Pennsylvania State University,...
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • 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 Cindi Basenspiler, 2014

    • 2014-06-13
    • WV0566 E. Cindi Basenspiler Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of E. Cindi Basenspiler and her service with the United States Reserve Officer Training Corps and the United States Army. Basenspiler recalls her brief childhood in Russia, and the experience of moving to the United...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1954-10-11
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from an October 11, 1954 Guilford College faculty Meeting describes a study undertaken by faculty member Gordon Lovejoy concerning integration of 94 campuses around the country. The report found that no unfortunate incidents had...
    • DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Chancellor returns NBS funds

    • 1973-04-03
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 3, 1973, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports that Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson had, as a result of a decision by a faculty appeals committee,...
    • Ferguson appoints appeals committee for NBS

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1973, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), reports that Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson had appointed a faculty committee to review the SGA's recent...
    • Senate to release tapes to appeals committee

    • 1973-03-28
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 28, 1973, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the decision of the Student Government Association (SGA) to release tapes of its meeting on Neo Black...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • [Letter from faculty regarding Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-03-30
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • A protest against the UNCG Student Government Senate's ruling to change the status of the Neo-Black Society resulted in UNCG Chancellor Ferguson's appointment of a faculty committee to review both the process and result of the Senate hearing. This...
    • [Letters regarding the Neo-Black Society hearing]

    • 1973-03-31
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • These two letters written by UNCG Chancellor James Ferguson explain and justify his actions to reverse the decision of the UNCG Student Government Senate to reclassify the Neo-Black Society. The Student Government Senate held a hearing to...
    • An Uneasy Peace

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. The article comments on the racial tension brought to public attention as a result of the sit-in protest in downtown Greensboro.
    • Winston-Salem Court Convicts 22 of Trespass

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-7. The article reports that 22 students in Winston-Salem were found guilty of trespassing as a result of their involvement with a sit-in protest in a...

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