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    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • Racial tensions on rise, clergy say

    • 1969-11-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Susan Sawyers from the November 18, 1989, Greensboro News & Record, reports on the work of a clergy task force on race relations. The task force included longtime activist Nelson Johnson and Barbara Dua of The University of North...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • 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,...
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-01-22
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 3 of the newsletter addresses the wartime baby boom and New Guinea geography. Also includes an Army question-and-answer column and a joke page.

      Three pages of a newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section at...
    • 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...
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • Social Unrest in the "Milltown"

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), questions whether Greensboro is more of an industrial "mill town" or a college town in light of national coverage...
    • Oral History Interview with Carolyn Allen by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this oral history interview, circa 1975, conducted by William Chafe, Carolyn Allen primarily discusses Greensboro civic organizations, and particularly the YWCA, addressing racial issues. Topics include the involvement of the academic community...
    • Oral history interview with Leonard Guyes by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 21, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Leonard Guyes, Guyes discusses the rise and demise of businesses in downtown Greensboro from the 1950s through 1970s, including his father's...
    • Oral history interview with Ima Edwards by Jim Schlosser

    • 1988
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by Jim Schlosser circa 1988 with Imna Edwards, Ms. Edwards describes her observations of the Woolworth's sit-ins as an employee at the bakery counter. She briefly discusses the first students...
    • Quakerism [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1904
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a variety of undated essays pertaining to Quakerism, written by Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. Titles include "Present Day Testimony against Worldliness" (1904)"Friends of the 30s" (Quaker activity in the 1830s), and "Friends in...
    • [A&T College scrapbook #1, 1933-1934]

    • 1933-1934
    • NCATSU Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook contains multiple newspaper clippings highlighting the growth, events and achievements of the staff and student body between 1934 and 1937. Highlighted are the successes of notable namesakes of current A&T departments including...
    • Oral history interview with Don Hughes, 2011

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Don Hughes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent much of his youth in the area. After serving in the Navy from 1946 to 1950, Hughes attended Harvard. He continued at Harvard, earning a degree from Harvard Business School, before joining...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...

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