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    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • [WAVES officer's wool coat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES officer's navy blue wool double-breasted overcoat with three pairs of Navy gold buttons, belt sewn on the back, and reserve blue stripes on cuffs. This coat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [WAVES navy trousers, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES navy blue slacks worn with the short-sleeve white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie. This uniform worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • Civil rights sloganeering

    • 1985-03-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Washington Post columnist Edwin M. Yoder Jr. explores the effectiveness of civil rights laws and the struggle between those who wish to strive toward a literal colorblind society and those who wish to be conscious of and accommodating to those...
    • Oral history interview with Walter L. Wehner, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Walter L. Wehner (1921-2004) was a member of the School of Music at The University of North Carolina (UNCG) from 1969 to 1985. He received a Bachelor of Music in 1949 and a Master of Music Education in 1950 from Wichita State University in Wichita,...
    • Volunteer voice [June-July 1985]

    • 1985-06
    • Cone 10085 Wesley Long Community Hospital Collection
    • Volunteer Voice Newsletter June-July 1985 put out by Wesley Long Community Hospital
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • [Therese Strohmer receiving award, 1986]

    • 1986
    • WV0441 Therese Strohmer Papers
    • U.S. Air Force Staff Sergeant Therese Strohmer shakes hands with Frederick Zipf, who has just presented her with the Joint Service Achievement Medal at Fort Meade in 1986.
    • [Student Musical Performance, circa 1983]

    • 1983
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Two singers are accompanied by a piano player. (Caption on back: L-R Terri Graham-Waller '83 BA Yolanda Graham 1985 BS & Jerome Waller on Keyboard Student Activities Terri Graham-Waller (see above)
    • [Officer Basic Course graduation party, 1985]

    • 1985-11
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Three army officers--Felicia Murphy, Jane Kodack, and Captain Timmens--pose for a photograph during a formal party celebrating graduates of Officer Basic Course in November 1985. Capt. Murphey is wearing the army blue "class a" dress uniform, and...
    • [Revised statement to be presented for consideration of Faculty Council]

    • 1955-12-13
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This undated memo from Warren Ashby to the Faculty Council of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) consists of the revised and less comprehensive text of the statement favoring desegregation of university facilities...
    • Oral History Interview with Terry Sanford by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Governor Terry Sanford primarily documents Gov. Sanford's involvement in racial issues during his term as governor of North Carolina from 1961 to...
    • Oral History Interview with Warren Ashby by William Chafe

    • 1974-10-03
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 3, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Warren Ashby primarily documents Ashby's membership with the Greensboro Community Fellowship and recollections of racial activism in the...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include a meeting at Snider's home...
    • Remembering the Sit-In

    • 1989-09-17
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This September 17, 1989 article published in the Greensboro News & Record outlines the work of local organization, the February One Society, who was planning for the anniversary celebration of the sit-ins that happened at the Greensboro Woolworth...
    • [Photograph of Marie S. Senzig]

    • 2003-05
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • This photograph was taken in San Diego and shows Marie S. Senzig during her promotion to O-6 in May 2003. She is wearing her United States Navy White Uniform.
    • [Ferguson Building]

    • 1995
    • UA106 Slides Collection
    • This photograph shows the Ferguson Building. This building was designed by Hayes Howell Architects, A.I.A. From 1983 to 1985, the building was known as the Arts and Sciences Building and was renamed in 1985 in honor of James Sharbrough Ferguson,...

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