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    • Whites: "I Wasn't Prejudiced Before"

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In response to a March 8, 1974 racial disturbance at recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro, this unidentified Greensboro News & Record reporter interviewed white students for their perspectives on race relations at the school. The...
    • What Is Color of School Disruption?

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro where about 75 African American students were involved in a racially motivated...
    • What Can We Do, As Students?

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Charles Bombeld and Carolyn Moran urge readers that they must change personally or be wiped out. The authors believe that with Dr. Martin...
    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • Superintendent and desegregation

    • 1955-05-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, was given to the American Association of University Women in Raleigh, North Carolina, on May 21, 1955, and presents Smith's position on school desegregation. Smith admits that...
    • State marker for '60 sit-in on commission's agenda

    • 1979-11-15
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 15, 1979 Greensboro Record article, Jo Spivey reports on efforts to obtain a North Carolina historical marker at the site of the 1960 Woolworth store sit-ins in Greensboro. Spivey writes that there had been earlier fears that there...
    • Refueling gas stations for the future

    • 2015
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gas stations of years past dot the American landscape and are often victim to demolition because of their perceived irrelevance to adaptive reuse. However, many historic gas stations feature unique designs that have the potential to be transformed...
    • Race factor is explored by Pierson

    • 1956-09-12
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited September 12, 1956, article from the Greensboro Daily News reports that W.W. Pierson, acting chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), told an assembly of student leaders that two recently...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This leaf from the Book of Psalms was written in the Benedictine monastery of St. Stephan in Würzburg and dated 1499 A.D. The book hand closely resembles the fine early gothic types called lettre de forme and used by Fust and Schoeffer in their...
    • Oral history interviw with Robert and Betty Watson

    • 1995-04-13
    • MSS254 Gail McDonald Oral History Collection
    • Robert Winthrop Watson (1925-2012) received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in economics (1946) from Williams College; studied art history (1946-1947) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and received a Master’s (1950) and a PhD (1954) in...
    • Oral history interviw with Mary Jarrell

    • 1995-05-10
    • MSS254 Gail McDonald Oral History Collection
    • Mary Eloise von Schrader Jarrell (1914-2007) graduated from Stanford University in 1936 with a degree in philosophy. She was a patron of the arts, an editor, a writer, and the widow of poet and English professor Randall Jarrell. After Jarrell’s...
    • Oral History Interview with William Thomas Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview by William Chafe circa 1975 with William Thomas Jr. primarily documents Thomas' involvement in the 1963 demonstrations in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Dr. Willa Player and the Bennett...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • Oral history interview with S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • Oral History Interview with Richard O'Neal by Justin Payne

    • 2008-09-26
    • Oral History Collection [Brock Museum, Greensboro College]
    • This oral history interview was conducted with Richard O'Neal on September 26, 2008 by Greensboro College senior, Justin Payne. The interview focuses on O'Neal's involvement with the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth's lunch counter sit-ins.

      Mr....
    • Oral history interview with Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...

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