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    • [Alpha Phi Alpha, Beta Iota Chapter, 62nd Anniversary Banquet]

    • 2013
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The anniversary banquet was held at Winston-Salem State University, which was Winston-Salem Teachers College when Fred Cundiff attended it in the early 1940s. He is pictured in the group photo on the cover.
    • [Troy Vernon Gilley]

    • 1940-1949
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy Gilley is seen in the Tip Top Service Station and Grocery Store at 4608 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina in the early 1940s..
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • [Greensboro African-American doctors]

    • 1940
    • Mss. Coll. 211 Dr. George H. Evans Papers
    • Greensboro's African American physicians in the 1940s. Left-right: Dr. Frank Davis, Dr. J. R. Hawkins, a 1911 Leonard graduate; Dr. W.L.T. Miller, Dr. George Evans, who resides todays in Greensboro; Dr. Charles C. Stewart, Dr. William Jenkins,...
    • [Rosemary Henderson Herman scrapbook]

    • 1940-1949
    • MSS000 Rosemary Henderson Herman Scrapbook, 1940s (unprocessed)
    • This scrapbook, created by Rosemary Henderson Herman in the 1940s, documents Herman's student experience at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains photographs...
    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • Oral history interview with Colvin Leonard by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Colvin Leonard, Leonard recalls race relations in Greensboro from the late 1940s through the 1960s. He describes being at the Woolworth's lunch counter when...
    • Oral history interview with Hiram Hilty by William Link

    • 1989-06-13
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a August 12, 1982, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Hiram Hilty, Hilty recalls the formation of the Inter-Faculty Forum and describes the role it played in building bridges between the races and between...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...
    • Oral history interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Link

    • 1990-02-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 3, 1990, interview conducted by William Link with Hobart Jarett, Jarrett describes Greensboro in the 1940s and 1950s, especially experiences at Bennett College and with segregation. He then provides details of...
    • Oral history interview with Mtume Imani, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mtume Imani (1941 - ) graduated in 1962 with a degree in music education from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she taught school for a few years and then...
    • Oral history interview with Mtume Imani, 2012 [full audio recording]

    • 2012-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mtume Imani (1941 - ) graduated in 1962 with a degree in music education from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she taught school for a few years and then...

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