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    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • Poor People's Campaign

    • 1968-05-03
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 3, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, outlines the Poor People's Campaign run by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The movement was made up of poor people from across the country...
    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • Union Brings Farmer

    • 1969-02-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 28, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by then Assistant Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare Department under the Nixon Administration. Farmer was...
    • [Letter of support from Professor Polhemus to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Guilford College professor of Political Science Oscar Polhemus and his wife Helen expressed their support of Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. They noted that while they would not be able...
    • Speak Up! This Is America!

    • 1962-11-02
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 2, 1962 editorial published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, sends out a call to Guilford College students to speak their mind on issues rather than shying away from controversial topics. The piece also...
    • [Letter of thanks & advice from Mr. Bjornsgard to Beth Taylor ]

    • 1963-05-23
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Frank Bjornsgaard to Beth Taylor thanked her for sharing a written account of her experience with the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. Bjornsgaard also offered advice regarding how to continue her work and deal with...
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • Something's got to give

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This adapted and reprinted text, authored by Guilford College sociology professor Andrew W. Gottschall, Jr., "examines twelve racial myths prevalent in Greensboro and the nation at large." This headline piece in the Guilford College bulletin is...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • Political gains, but not power

    • 1987-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This late 1987 article by Kimberly McLarin of the Greensboro News & Record was the third in a December, 1987, four-part series on race relations in Greensboro (entitled "Two Worlds: Black & White") and focuses both on positive changes and aspects...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • Move forward on race

    • 1987-12-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This editorial appeared in the Decemeber 17, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and comments on the newspaper's four-day series on race relations in Greensboro. The editorial states that racism is still an issue, despite significant progress, and...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • Oral History Interview with William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Black Seeds Is Coming

    • 1975-04-15
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 15, 1975 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, the Guilfordian, reports on a new development of the Black Children Can (BCC) program called Black Seeds. The BCC program was sponsored by the student organization...

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