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    • [Foyer of Carnegie Library]

    • 1910
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This photograph shows the entrance to the Carnegie Library. This building, a gift of steel baron Andrew Carnegie, was designed by Hook & Sawyer of Charlotte. It opened in 1905 as the Carnegie Library. The building was partially destroyed by fire...
    • [North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College Campus]

    • 1911
    • MSS303 Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1912
    • View of campus showing the Students' Building, Spencer Residence Hall, and the Library with snow covering the ground. The cornerstone of the Students’ Building was laid in 1902. Contributions from students, faculty, and visiting speakers allowed...
    • [College Avenue]

    • 1922
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • Looking down College Avenue, circa 1922. On the left is the Students' Building and Spencer residence hall. On the right is the Carnegie Library and Old Curry. College Avenue was designed in the early 1900s by landscape architect Warren Henry...
    • [May Queen tiara]

    • 1947
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • Tiara worn by May Queens during the May Day pageants held on campus. While May Day celebrations on campus date back to the turn of the century, this particular tiara was first worn by May Queens in the 1940's. Evidence of its use can be found in...
    • [May Queen tiara, ca. 1947]

    • 1947
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • Metal and rhinestone. Worn by various May Queens during the May Day festivities, held on campus through 1955.
    • [Forney Building]

    • 1950
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This 1950 photograph shows Carnegie Library from College Avenue. This building, a gift of steel baron Andrew Carnegie, was designed by Hook & Sawyer of Charlotte. It opened in 1905 as the Carnegie Library. The building was partially destroyed by...
    • [Delta Pi Epsilon, Zeta Chapter scrapbook, 1951-1955]

    • 1951-1955
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Zeta Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon, contains materials relating to the 1951-1955 school years at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at...
    • [1955 Class Jacket]

    • 1952
    • UA107 Textile Collection
    • Red, three button class jacket with white piping and "WCUNC, 1955, What You Will, You Can," embroidered on the front breast pocket.
    • [Maxine Easter writes on chalkboard, circa 1955]

    • 1953
    • WV0108 Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
    • Maxine Easter, in Army Nurse Corps hospital duty uniform and traditional ward cap, teaches Army personnel in Stuttgart, Germany, circa 1955.
    • [Alumnae House]

    • 1954
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph, taken by A.A. Wilkinson of News Bureau, shows the Alumnae House, as seen from Administration Drive in 1954. It appeared in Pine Needles 1955, on page 23 and Pine Needles 1957 on page 217.
    • The Quaker, 1955

    • 1955
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1955 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features international students and most notably, the achievements of senior Janice Louise Corneilson, an American Indian student from New York and likely the younger sister of Eleanor Corneilson...
    • [Statement by Benjamin L. Smith regarding Brown v. Board of Education]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page statement regarding the Brown v. Board of Education decision was drafted by Greensboro school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith around 1955. Smith says that the school desegregation process "calls for a degree of restraint on the part...
    • [Photograph of Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This photographic portrait of Benjamin L. Smith was taken around 1955, by an unindentified photographer. Smith was Greensboro's Superintendent of School at this time.
    • Public schools, desegregation, and North Carolina's future

    • 1955
    • UA2.4 Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. Records
    • This speech, given by Chancellor Edward Graham Jr., addresses the challenges facing North Carolina's public school system in the wake of the Brown v. the Board of Education decision handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1954, which mandated...


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