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    • Racial dialogue

    • 1983-08-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 19, 1983 editorial, published in the Greensboro Record, responds to an editorial about race relations that had recently been published by Greensboro's African American newspaper, the Carolina Peacemaker. The Record lists fundamental...
    • 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...
    • [Exterior of polio hospital at ORD]

    • 1947
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Exterior images of polio hospital in former ORD Recreation Center, where the worst cases were placed. Label also notes, "Former Rec. Ctr., beside Theater 2 on Ave. A/1500 Gatewood Ave. in 1994."
    • [Presentation of $5,000 check to Bob Jones]

    • 1948-07-22
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • July 22, 1948. 7 p.m. Greensboro and surroundings were scrambling to raise money for a polio hospital in this year with one of the worst polio outbreaks in the nation. Here an unidentified man presents a $5,000 check to Bob Jones of WBIG Radio. The...
    • [Contribution to polio hospital from motorcycle club]

    • 1948
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • 1948. Eleven men standing behind five motorcyles. One man in a suit is handing a check to a man wearing a tie, while all the other men are dressed casually. The negative sleeve indicates this was a motorcycle club presenting money to help build a...
    • [Women standing around a child with polio]

    • 1948-08-31
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • August 31, 1948. 2 p.m. The year brought one of the worst polio epidemics in America to Guilford County. A child with polio laying on a long hospital-like table. Five nurses hover over the child. Another woman sits to the left of table and another...
    • [Women standing around a child with polio]

    • 1948-08-31
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • August 31, 1948. 2 p.m. The year brought one of the worst polio epidemics in America to Guilford County. A child with polio laying on a long hospital-like table. Face obscured during digitization to protect patient privacy.
    • [Polio hospital trustees]

    • 1949-12-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • December 15, 1949. 12:30 p.m. Photo of the hospital trustees, according to the assignment card. C.M. Vanstory, who had recently served as mayor, is in the center of the back row, and part of the "Central Carolina Convalesent Hospital" sign is...
    • [Letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison]

    • 1995-08-23
    • Mss. Coll. 136 Ned Harrison Collection
    • This folder contains a handwritten letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison about her personal experiences during World War II in Greensboro. Specifically, she tells the story of her very emotional reaction to hearing the Cone's Mill fog...

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