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    • [Palace Theater]

    • 1946-09-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A photograph of the Palace Theater in Greensboro that catered to the African Americans in town.
    • Inalienable Rights

    • 1960-02-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial discusses the desire for equal right by African Americans.
    • Light Skinned Negroes Served At Counter

    • 1960-02-25
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 25, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-9. This article reports that two light-skinned African Americans were served at the lunch counter immediately before joining the demonstration in...
    • Treated Like Enemy

    • 1960-02-26
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 26, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-8. This editorial comments on the social position of African Americans and other ethnic minorities in the United States.
    • Boycott of Stores is Advised

    • 1960-03-17
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 17, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-11. The article reports on a statement made by the NAACP urging African Americans to boycott chains that have segregated lunch counters in the South...
    • Blood, Sweat, and Toil

    • 1960-03-20
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 20, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page D-5. This editorial responds to a previously published letters and discusses the sacrifices and efforts made by African Americans.
    • Negroes to Decide on Protest

    • 1960-03-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-5. The article reports a meeting held by African Americans in Danville, VA to discuss picketing a local Thalimer's store.
    • Ohio Negroes Plan Protest against Café

    • 1960-03-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that students in Xenia, OH plan to protest a local restaurant that refuses to serve African Americans.
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [full audio recording]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • Guinea gold [1945]

    • 1945-01-07
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Four-page newsletter containing reports from all over the world concerning war activities and news items from the U.S.

      Four-page newsletter on newsprint contains over 50 war-related reports from around the world, including the U.S.,...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • Odyssey into Prejudice

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 17, 1964 book review published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, Bob Foster describes the new book Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin. Griffin went undercover, after undergoing a medical treatment to...
    • Sitters-In Invited to Return: Telecast To Commemorate Original Event

    • 1973-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on an upcoming ABC News telecast entitled, Whatever Happened to the Greensboro 4. Filming for this telecast reunited the four original participants of...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experiences as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in...
    • Oral history interview with Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...

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