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    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • [Scrapbook of Mrs. G.W. Whitsett]

    • 1910
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This "8th Anniversary Conference of the Young People's Missionary Movement " scrapbook is a record of the missionary education activities in which Mrs. G. W. Whitsett participated during the summer of 1910. She saved photographs, notes and...
    • Commercial History of the State of North Carolina

    • 1908
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Commercial history of North Carolina cities including Asheville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, High Point, Thomasville, Statesville, Salisbury, and Raleigh, with smaller sections on other cities and towns. Features business histories,...
    • [Letters from Margaret Worth Porter (Cesare Sartin)]

    • 1899-1910
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters are from Margaret to her father. The early item is written to him while he was in prison and the others are written while Margaret was a student at Belmont College and Dwight School, and later from Asheville, North Carolina.
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to daughter Margaret, 1907-1910]

    • 1907-1910
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters speak of family matters, holidays, etc. Most are written to Margaret from New York, but several are from Asheville, North Carolina. Margaret's addresses range from her grandmother's house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Dwight School...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to Sara Coleman Porter]

    • 1905-1908
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • This folder consists of three photostatic and two typescript copies of letters William Sydney Porter wrote to Sara Coleman before they were married. The July 15 letter is in response to Sara's contact with Porter and the other item is urging Sara...
    • Say NO to Klan/Nazi Government Crimes: Demand Federal Charges

    • 1982
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This flyer presents the complicated evidence and time line of court cases related to the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. Six Ku Klux Klan members or...
    • [Mary Van Poole scrapbook, 1908-1912]

    • 1908-1912
    • MSS304 Mary Van Poole Scrapbook, 1908 - 1912
    • Mary Van Poole of Rowan County, North Carolina was a student at the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1912 with a Bachelor of Science degree. The Mary Van Poole Scrapbook dates...
    • [Mary Frances Ballew scrapbook, 1934-1938]

    • 1934-1938
    • MSS355 Mary Frances Ballew Scrapbook, 1934 - 1938
    • This scrapbook, created Mary Frances Ballew between 1934 and 1938, documents Ballew's student experience at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains ephemera...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Grahamjones, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-02-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Frances Grahamjones (1949- ) graduated in 1971 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in speech pathology. She has a master's degree from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Grahamjones recalls growing up in...
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Clapp, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-10-20
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mrs. Joyce Clapp was born February 2, 1977 in Asheville, North Carolina. She attended North Carolina State University for her Bachelor’s, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for her Master’s. Her teaching and research interest...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Oral history interview with Leah Wong Ashburn, 2018

    • 2018-06-28
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Leah Wong Ashburn, president and CEO of Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina, discusses the history of Highland, community initiatives and fundraisers that Highland leads or participates in, sustainability efforts at the brewery,...
    • Oral history interview with Katie Smith, 2018

    • 2018-06-29
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Katie Smith, brewer at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC, discusses the changing and growing Asheville beer scene, the experience of traveling to Germany on a Pink Boots Society scholarship, her work as a brewer at Highland, and her...

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