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    • [Letters from Shirley Worth Porter]

    • 1934-1937
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters are addressed to Mrs. Harry Thornton in Greensboro. They speak of Shirley's nickname "Shell" and how it was acquired, mutual acquaintances in Greensboro, a description of the original Porter drug store, a sketch made by Shirley Porter...
    • Shielded from the ugliness

    • 1990-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 4, 1990, article from the Greensboro News & Record was written by Allen Johnson III, as a personal remembrance of his childhood in segregated Greensboro and of changes in recent years. Johnson discusses his parents' reaction to the...
    • Oral history interview with Clara A. Ridder, 2004,[text/print transcript]

    • 2004-08-05
    • MSS264 Patricia Fairfield-Artman Oral History Collection
    • Clara A. Ridder (1915-2012) graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1936 with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. In 1938, she obtained a Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Arizona and received a PhD in Home Economics...
    • Oral history interview with Josie Nance "Nancy" White, 2004 [text/print transcript]

    • 2004-07-15
    • MSS264 Patricia Fairfield-Artman Oral History Collection
    • Josie Nance “Nancy” White (1925-2007) graduated in 1946 from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, with a Bachelor of Arts. She received her Master of Education in 1955 from...
    • Oral history interview with Prince E. Graves by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 18, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Prince E. Graves, Graves discusses his childhood in segregated Greensboro, his faith, and his later role as a black minister in the city during the civil...
    • Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gloria Jean Howard, Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Renee Byrd, 2015 [full audio recording]

    • 2015-06-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Charlotte Ren'e Byrd (1951-) was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. Byrd attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in psychology. After graduation, Byrd had a varied career including working for the City of Greensboro, the Guilford...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Renee Byrd, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Charlotte Ren'e Byrd (1951-) was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. Byrd attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in psychology. After graduation, Byrd had a varied career including working for the City of Greensboro, the Guilford...
    • Oral history interview with Karen McNeil-Miller, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-06
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Karen McNeil-Miller (1957- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1980 with a BS in early childhood education after transferring from Isothermal Community College. She also received a master's degree in special...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • Oral history interview with Bernie Mann, 2008

    • 2008-05-02
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bernie Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his childhood in the New York area. Mann attended Adelphi University in Long Island, where he worked at the college radio station. After graduation, he moved to several states to pursue a...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...

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