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  • Description: Renewal
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    • [Get in on the ground floor buttons]

    • Undated
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • (3) Metal. White background with "Get in on the Ground Floor: Elliott Renewal Project" in white surrounded by navy blue.
    • Market St. forum exhibit [catalog]

    • 1981
    • Vertical Files (Greensboro History Museum)
    • Catalog from a photo exhibit presented 19 April - 3 May, 1981 at North Carolina A&T State University. Contains photographs and text about Greensboro's East Market Street area, a predomoninantly African American business district that was largely...
    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Planning notes [Number 8, 15 April 1960]

    • 1960-04-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report from the Greensboro Department of Planning highlighted by an article titled " Urban Renewal is People" which is actually a speech previously given by Robert E. Barkley. It dicusses various aspects of urban renewal and concludes with the...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • [Annual report, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1962-1963]

    • 1963
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report details multiple aspects of municipal government for the 1962-63 fiscal year. This document specifically looks at services such as police and fire, recreational and cultural institutions, urban renewal and redevelopment...
    • [Annual report, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1964-1965]

    • 1965
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This annual report details the major highlights of the municipal government from 1964-1965. These activities note urban renewal efforts of the Cumberland Project; new transportation plans; construction of capital buildings; and growing...
    • 1986 Greensboro annual report

    • 1986
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This annual report provides a highly detailed review of the municipal government services and activities. These in depth descriptions of city government include an organizational chart, a general budget, a description of how bonds are used, and...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1960]

    • 1960
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1960. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1961]

    • 1961
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1961. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen...
    • [Annual report, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1971-1972]

    • 1972
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report reviews improvements and advances made in Greensboro during the 1971-72 fiscal year. These improvements include urban renewal in downtown, capital improvements in sanitation, and the addition of greenspace around the city. A...
    • Diary of Greensboro's first urban renewal project

    • 1960-05
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This article contains general information on urban renewal in North Carolina and a specific account of the Cumberland Project in Greensboro. It describes the project through a timeline from October 1951 through February 1960. It also includes a...
    • Demonstration city proposal, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1966-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This document is a tentative proposal and guidelines if the city of Greensboro were to receive federal grant funds for urban renewal. It includes information about Greensboro at the time, the Demonstration City Area and proposed changes and...
    • Greensboro pushed downtown renewal plans

    • 1967-12-03
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This news article discusses the efforts made by the City of Greensboro to begin and execute plans for downtown urban renewal. The article discusses studies conducted on the area, newly constructed civic buildings, and the formation of the Downtown...

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