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    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • 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...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • Remembering: 1 leader of sit-in visits site

    • 1985-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1985 article published in the Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of the original four sit-in participants, David Richmond's visit to the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter that was the site of...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • Say NO to Klan/Nazi Government Crimes: Demand Federal Charges

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Six Ku Klux Klan members or...
    • [Vick Chemical mint farm]

    • 1954-06-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Vick Chemical Company mint farm on Milton Street. Vick Chemical Company tried for a time to grow mint locally to produce menthol domestically.
    • [Vick Chemical mint farm]

    • 1954-06-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Vick Chemical Company mint farm on Milton Street. Vick Chemical Company tried for a time to grow mint locally to produce menthol domestically.
    • [Vick Chemical mint farm]

    • 1954-06-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Vick Chemical Company mint farm on Milton Street. Vick Chemical Company tried for a time to grow mint locally to produce menthol domestically.
    • [Vick Chemical mint farm]

    • 1954-06-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Vick Chemical Company mint farm on Milton Street. Vick Chemical Company tried for a time to grow mint locally to produce menthol domestically.
    • [Man in front of Keeley Institute sign]

    • 1951-03-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's exterior,...
    • [Man and squirrel]

    • 1952-03-02
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 2 negs. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's...

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