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    • [DAR scrapbook, 1944]

    • 1944
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • This scrapbook is a month by month collection of newspaper articles from 1944 collected by the Greensboro Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This volume thoroughly recognizes the achievements and tragedies of men and women in the...
    • The juvenile keepsake : a gift book for young people

    • 1868
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 144 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm. Date of publication based on publisher's advertisements; Cf. Publishers' Uniform Trade List Directory, 1868, p. 6. Copyright held by Phillips, Sampson, and Company. Publisher's...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Breviaries were seldom owned by laymen. They were service books and contained the Psalter with the versicles, responses, collects and lections for Sundays, weekdays, and saints' days. Other texts could be included. A Breviary, therefore, was...
    • Hymnal (Hymnaruim). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At important festival services such as Christmas and Easter these small hymnals were generally used by the laymen as they walked in procession to the various altars. Much of the material incorporated in the hymnals was based on folk melodies....
    • The Agricultural and Mechanical College for the Colored Race Summer School

    • 1907
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A booklet promoting the 8th annual summer sessions at the A&M College (North Carolina A&T State University) in Greensboro. Courses and requirements for prospective students are given. Also included many photographs of the original A&T farmlands...
    • An Arsenal for Democracy

    • 1935
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This pamphlet was designed to show how Bennett College For Women prepares its students to become full-fledged participants in a democratic society. A brief history of the college is also given with several photographs of the the school like the...
    • Educational directory Greensboro, N.C. 1937-38

    • 1937
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This is a directory of listings for the staff of the Guilford County Board of Education, for which Ben L. Smith served as superintendent during the 1937-1938 academic year. The directory has names and telephone extensions for leading faculty of...
    • Greensboro, N.C. 1939-40 educational directory

    • 1939
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This is a directory of listings for the staff of the Guilford County Board of Education, for which Ben L. Smith served as superintendent during the 1939-1940 academic year. The directory has names and telephone extensions for leading faculty of...
    • The history of education in Guilford County

    • 1943-05
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • May 1943 issue of North Carolina Education which describes the history of schools and universities in Guilford County from the Colonial Period to the World War II era. This article by Nellie Rowe Jones details the development of free schools,...
    • Planning notes [Number 7, 23 March 1960]

    • 1960-03-23
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report of the development and necessity of Greensboro’s municipal services. Three area of municipal services mentioned are physical comforts like the police department, cultural services like the public school system, and transportation services.
    • [Two Junior Commandos Holding a War Bond Stamp Card]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Two young junior commandos, a boy and a girl, hold up a sheet of war bond stamps. The booth behind them states that a half filled stamp card is like a half-equipped soldier.
    • Reminiscences 1896-1899 [Eliot Kayes Stone papers]

    • 1905-03-14
    • MS257 Eliot Kays Stone Paper, 1896-1899
    • Elliot Kayes Stone's memoir on his time at Guilford College from 1869 to 1899. An account of what it was like to be a student at the end of the 19th century. It mentions practical jokes, living conditions, the kinds of classes offered, and...
    • [Letter of support from Professor Polhemus to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-16
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from Guilford College professor of Political Science Oscar Polhemus and his wife Helen expressed their support of Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro. They noted that while they would not be able...
    • Scrapbook 1932-1950--Bennett College

    • 1932-1950
    • Mss. Coll. 113 Allen-McFarland Family Papers
    • This scrapbook was most likely presented to Ms. Dorothy Allen McFarland by J.P. Allen in June, 1940, possibly as a gift upon Ms. McFarland's graduation from Bennett College. The scrapbook includes a clipping of a class portrait of Ms. McFarland as...
    • Half century book 1891-1941, Cone Export & Commission Co.

    • 1941
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This folder contains a book designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cone Mills. Included in the book are photos of the Cone Brothers; Julius, Cesar and Moses. There are several pages that detail the establishment of the Cone Export...
    • Textile manuafcturers journal [Vol. XVII No. 3]

    • 1908-12-12
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This is a rare issue of the Textile Manufactures Journal (Volume 17 No. 3, December 12, 1908), that includes an obituary of Moses H. Cone (p. 25). Along with the news and business articles, this issue features advertisements and reviews for scores...
    • Cameramen: Klan Shooting Looked Planned

    • 1982-04-21
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This April 21, 1982, article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News discusses the testimony of two news photographers who said that the 1979 Greensboro Massacre looked like a planned action. Both reporters were eyewitnesses and also videotaped...
    • New book on the historic sit-ins

    • 1970-06-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this June 7, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, William Snider reviews Miles Wolff Jr.'s book, Lunch At The 5 & 10, about the February 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store. Snider commends Wolff for "catching both the feel of the...

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