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    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • [Student letter to Chancellor Ferguson concerning UNCG food service contract]

    • 1969-06-12
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated June 12, 1969 and signed by Town Student Legislative Delegation members Lindsay Lamson and Erskine Walther, asks University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson about the new food service...
    • Boycott of Stores is Advised

    • 1960-03-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-11. The article reports on a statement made by the NAACP urging African Americans to boycott chains that have segregated lunch counters in the South...
    • Oral History Interview with Michael Weaver by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Michael Weaver primarily documents Mike Weaver's role in Greensboro in desegregated housing opportunities and as a member of the chamber of...
    • [Solicitation letter]

    • 1897-06-17
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • An 1897 letter from Greensboro Female College president Dred Peacock urging the reader to recruit more potential ladies to the college.
    • Oral history interview with Charles W. Patterson III, 2010

    • 2010-01-25
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Patterson was born in High Point, North Carolina, in 1939 and has always maintained close ties to the Triad. Patterson attended Davidson College, then worked as a personnel psychologist in the Army. Patterson recounts the tensions of the...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to Sara Coleman Porter]

    • 1905-1908
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • This folder consists of three photostatic and two typescript copies of letters William Sydney Porter wrote to Sara Coleman before they were married. The July 15 letter is in response to Sara's contact with Porter and the other item is urging Sara...
    • Flyer on Greensboro antidiscrimination ordinance

    • 1990-01
    • MSS393 Marnie Thompson Papers, 1984-1999
    • Flyer urging Greensboro residents to attend a city council meeting about the overturned LGBTQ+ antidiscrimination in Greensboro.
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Wanted! 66,000,000 people

    • Undated
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This is a poster produced for the American Red Cross,urging people to show their support by wearing an emblem with a red cross, and features a young girl holding one of the emblems. Text reads:"WANTED! 66,000,000 PEOPLE to wear this emblem during...

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