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    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Bucharest]

    • 1914-02-20
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • "A quick note to tell you that I have again received a great honor - the king has just named me Commander of the Royal Order of the Romanian Crown." The king sent Casals the insignia, which he is supposed to wear at the concert that evening. "You...
    • Personality in education

    • 1922
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A collection of essays and poems related to the ideals of Guilford College which include, “The Guilford Goal”, “Guilford’s Great Opportunity”, “Building A College” by Joseph Moore, and a re-printed poem “Education” by Arthur...
    • [Great Lakes Supply Department staff, 1943]

    • 1943-11-12
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • A formal group photograph of the Great Lakes Supply Department staff at U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, taken November 12, 1943.
    • [Miscellaneous travel ephemera]

    • 1917-1919
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • A great deal of ephemera from Dr. Gove's service in France, including sheet music for hymns, French coupons for tax exemptions, tourism booklets, charts of military emblems, and a certificate for foreign service from the American National Red Cross.
    • [Large kitchen stove]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A large kitchen stove manufactured by The Great Majestic.
    • [Letter of certification of Red Cross work]

    • 1919-04-12
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A letter certifying that Susanne B. Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross. The full text reads:

      This is to certify that Miss Susanne B Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross Children's Bureau, in France for a period of sixteen...
    • [Memorial service program]

    • 1920-03-21
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A program for the 1920 American Legion Sunday Memorial Service in honor of the fallen soldiers from the Great War who were from Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham Counties. The programs including sing patriotic songs, Bible readings, presentations...
    • [WAVES company passing in review, 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • A WAVES recruit company marches in formation on a parade ground at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, in fall 1951. All of the women wear the WAVES service dress blue uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • Vulgate Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At this period, the St. Jerome Bible was not transcribed as often as one would expect in the country of its origin and the very land which held the seat of the Roman Church. During the greater part of the 13th century, while the popes were greatly...
    • George Allen : the only son [binding]

    • 1847
    • Woman's Collection
    • Brownish-black (C65) diaper grain cloth; gilt lyre within blindstamped oval ornamental border with leaf design; backcover has the Great Seal of the United States blindstamped within blindstamped oval ornamental border with leaf design; gilt...
    • Oral history interview with Bynum Hunter, 2009

    • 2009-04-27
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bynum Hunter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1925 and lived the majority of his life in the city. Hunter discusses his childhood and the challenges of the Great Depression, his time in law school at the University of North Carolina at...
    • [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....
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-05-31
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals misses Metcalfe terribly and is becoming depressed without her; he has "new troubles" in addition to those about which she knows already "of which you know the biggest, and most of all the biggest of all that I confided to you, the...
    • Oral history interview with Charles Cole, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-04
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Charles Cole (1947- ) is a member of the Class of 1969 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and was a business administration and economics major. Cole describes his reasons for enrolling at UNCG as a male African-American...
    • Oral history interview with Charles Cole, 1991 [full audio recording]

    • 1991-02-04
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Charles Cole (1947- ) is a member of the Class of 1969 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and was a business administration and economics major. Cole describes his reasons for enrolling at UNCG as a male African-American...
    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2007

    • 2007-11-26
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Weill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood during the Great Depression and its major impact on the city. Weill talks about his participation in the development of Greensboro, particularly the...

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