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    • [Book Plate of W. C. Macready, "Benedick"]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Book plate believed to be from 'The Complete Works of Shakspere [sic]' published by The London Printing and Publishing Company, although not the first edition owing to the colorization of the illustration. The color illustration depicts actor...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1982-06-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (one double-sided page) of a June 23, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discuss various aspects of the group's ongoing activities, including planned upcoming meetings and fact-finding delegations,...
    • [Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident minutes]

    • 1982-02-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • These minutes (five pages) of a February 3, 1982, meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident discusses the group's January 27 meeting with Representative John Conyers of the House Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and the group's...
    • [F.W. Woolworth Co. building in Greensboro, North Carolina]

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This color photograph depicts the Greensboro F.W. Woolworth Company store, which was the site of the 1960 sit-ins protesting business segregation. The photograph shows the full front facade of the store on Elm Street, as well as a portion of the...
    • [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...
    • [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....
    • [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...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 1)]

    • 1979
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These thirteen pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joanne Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • [Notes on Joan Bluethenthal papers (set 2)]

    • 1979
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • These twenty-one pages of typescript notes are based on historian William Chafe's examination of the personal files of Joan Bluethenthal, as well as conversations with her at her home in Greensboro in the late 1970s. The notes mostly concern...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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,...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • [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...
    • 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...

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