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    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-01-02
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • Goddard discusses a potential job opportunity and provides details of the office and some of her duties in Rapid City. She also mentions the cold weather, the need for warmer clothing, her New Years dinner, and her new address.
    • Spanish Movie Given at Woman's College

    • 1947-03-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • A March 22, 1947 article in The Guilfordian announced the opportunity to view the film Pepita Jimenez at Woman's College (now UNCG). This opportunity was advertised as a unique opportunity to see a foreign language film. The...
    • Working together [Cone Mills employee handbook]

    • 1948-07
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This is a rare unused employee handbook from the Cone Mills Corporation. It includes photographs of the Cone plant superintendents with exteriors and interiors of the plants. The handbook begins with “Welcome to the Cone Organization” by...
    • Working together [Cone Mills Corporation employee handbook]

    • 1948-07
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This is a rare unused employee handbook from the Cone Mills Corporation. It includes photographs of the Cone plant superintendents with exteriors and interiors of the plants. The handbook begins with “Welcome to the Cone Organization” by...
    • IRC Sponsors Inter-Collegiate Inter-Racial Tea

    • 1948-10-30
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 30, 1948 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, staff describe the Sunday afternoon tea on Guilford College's campus which included Inter-Racial Club (IRC) members as well as non-member students and...
    • An outstanding date...the day you join the Navy Nurse Corps [1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A 4- page, bi-fold 1950 recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps which emphasizes the benefits of a "planned" career in naval nursing, including opportunities for post-graduate studies, training in a medical specialization, a structured pay...
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club]

    • 1957-11-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This typescript copy of a speech given by Benjamin L. Smith to the Greensboro Men's Civic Club discusses Smith's efforts for school desegregation, and requests for support of a upcoming bond referendum. Smith states that he wants to provide "equal...
    • Integration Questioned

    • 1961-10-12
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 12, 1961 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces a meeting being put together by students in the fall of 1961 that would focus on the issue of integration at Guilford College. The stated purpose of...
    • Planning notes [Number 41, 18 September 1964]

    • 1964-09-18
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report from the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce called “A Promising Opportunity For Downtown Greensboro” which was presented by McNeil Smith to the Greensboro City Council of June 18, 1964. This was the concluding report from years of assessing...
    • Arts Series Segregation Questioned by Students

    • 1968-11-15
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this letter to the editor submitted by Guilford student Kirk Woods, the use of the term "segregation" was in reference to the entire student body being forced to sit in the back of Dana Auditorium during the Arts Series lectures. Woods claimed...
    • On Seminar: Students to Tour Harlem

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces a senior seminar offering students the opportunity to travel to Harlem to visit local organizations and gain a better understanding of...
    • Union Brings Farmer

    • 1969-02-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 28, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by then Assistant Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare Department under the Nixon Administration. Farmer was...
    • Interracial Co. Prints Magazine

    • 1969-09-19
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This September 19, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the creation of the first interracially owned and staffed magazine, Equal Opportunity, and brings the publication to light as a...
    • HEW PRESSES UNC

    • 1970-02-11
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1970, article by Melanie Bassett, copy editor of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the university's response to pressure from the United States Department of...
    • HEW Hints Of Future Statewide Desegregation

    • 1970-02-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 13, 1970, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the possibility of a forthcoming statewide desegregation order covering the state university system from...
    • EDITORIAL

    • 1970-02-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 13, 1970, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), comments on the possibility of a forthcoming statewide desegregation order covering the university system from...
    • 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...
    • Affirmative Action

    • 1976-04-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 1, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the appointment of Bud Place as the school's newly appointed Affirmative Action Officer. The article also includes the text of a memo from...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...

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