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    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • Oxford Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • It is usually difficult to dinstinguish the miniature or portable Bibles made by the young Dominican friars in England from those written in France. At times the colophon tells us that a book was executed in the Sorbonne, the newly founded school...
    • A singular life [binding]

    • 1896
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) calico-texture cloth; overall net, fishhook and seashell design in dark green, gilt lettering; motif repeated on spine.

      Binding is unsigned; although influenced by the work of Sarah Whitman, the binding is by...
    • The juggler [binding]

    • 1897
    • Woman's Collection
    • Medium and pale green linen; leaf and flower design between two lettered scrolls, the lower with heart and ribbon ornaments, all in dark olive; gilt lettering and heart ornaments on spine.

      Binding is unsigned; although influenced by the work...
    • Southern Railway Station

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Southern Railway station, located at Elm Street at Buchanan Street (now Smothers Place) in Greensboro. The station relocated to Washington and Forbis (now Church) Streets in 1927, although the original depot still stands and...
    • Store of Coe brothers

    • 1904-1905
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Coe grocery store, located at 523 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The store remained open until at least 2015, although it apparently relocated to 529 South Elm at some point.

      Image taken from "Southward the sun of...
    • Southern Depot

    • 1904-1905
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Southern Railway station, located at Elm Street at Buchanan Street (now Smothers Place) in Greensboro. The station relocated to Washington and Forbis (now Church) Streets in 1927, although the original depot still stands and...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to Bill Davis]

    • 1904-1906
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • The letters in this folder are written to Bob Davis, fiction editor of Munsey's Magazine. Most involve requests for various cash advances and also excuses as to why promised manuscripts have not been delivered. Many letters display the wit and...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-27
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is still in Budapest, although he should have been in Vienna so that Schmutzer could finish his portrait, but he was so exhausted that he stayed in bed until noon. The night before he was honored at a banquet and had to speak to the crowds....
    • [Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr in Reims, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr stand in front of a jeep in Reims, France, in 1945. Shaver wears the WAC olive drab service uniform. A note on the back of the photo reads,"Major Fehr and I at Reims, France. We are not facing a firing squad, although the...
    • [Wedding photo of Andree and Donald Fifield, 1945]

    • 1945-06-29
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Andree Wetzler and Donald I. Fifield walk down the aisle after exchanging vows at Western Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., on June 29, 1945. Although Donald is in uniform, Andree wears a wedding dress; the ceremony occurred shortly after a...
    • [Reunion of Duke graduates in Saipan, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Five graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing and two Duke Medical School alumni gather for a reunion around a table in Saipan in August 1945. Pictured from left to right are: Dorothy Sheldon, Lucy Slade, Cabell Young Jr., Marion Meeks,...
    • [Pre-natal clinic at L. Richardson Hospital]

    • 1950-05-19
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • These women are getting up-to-date information in a pre-natal clinic held at L. Richardson Memorial Hospital on May 19, 1948. Between 1940 and 1950, Guilford County's population increased by more than 37,000, with African-American citizens totaling...
    • The Quaker, 1961

    • 1961
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1961 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects an increased religious diversity on campus. The establishment of the Jewish Hillel society and the Catholic Neuman Club shows an increased population of non-Protestant students, which is a...
    • [Greensboro Fire Department class of 1961]

    • 1961
    • CC025 T.O. Stokes, Jr,. Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This photograph shows African-American firefighters standing in front of Station 4, located on Gorrell Street in Greensboro. Engine 4 had been relocated to this station in 1964, and although segregated it housed Greensboro's first African-American...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1964
    • Photograph Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • This black and white photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph, looking south down Elm Street, shows the front of the store on the right...
    • [UNCG food service workers' strike]

    • 1969-03
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These photographs depict the food service workers' strike which took place on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in March and April, 1969. The photographs appeared in the 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, although...

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