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    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report describes the goals and priorities of the different divisions within the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. Seeking to encourage growth in the local economy, the report focuses on many of the proposed activities for 1965. The...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1974]

    • 1974
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report highlights the role that the Chamber of Commerce plays in stimulating the growth of the local economy. The report also describes the goals and priorities of the divisions under its leadership. A generalized budget and list of...
    • [Communist Workers Party press release]

    • 1980-02-04
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 4, 1980 press release, issued by the Communist Workers Party USA, describes a February 2, 1980, demonstration held in Greensboro. The demonstration, which coincided with the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 Greensboro lunch counter...
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1951-03-12
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • In this minute from March 12, 1969 President Clyde Milner of Guilford College describes a "sincere and polite" letter requesting that Guilford College consider enrolling three black students. The minute reports how the issue was discussed at length...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1953-09-12
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from the September 12, 1953 Guilford College faculty meeting describes religion Professor Floyd Moore's appeal to the faculty to go on record as being willing to admit an African American girl to the college.
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1952-05-05
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This is a minute from May 5, 1952 describing Guilford College President Clyde A. Milner's expression of appreciation to the race relations committee for their work preparing a report which was presented at the April faculty meeting. The minute...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1955-09-17
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from the September 17, 1955 Guilford College Faculty Meeting describes Professor of Philosophy Gordon Lovejoy's statement about the social change which the South was experiencing and the motivations of those who wished to positively...
    • [Faculty Minutes]

    • 1954-10-11
    • Guilford College Faculty Minutes
    • This minute from an October 11, 1954 Guilford College faculty Meeting describes a study undertaken by faculty member Gordon Lovejoy concerning integration of 94 campuses around the country. The report found that no unfortunate incidents had...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-04-27
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck thinks the war in Europe will be over soon, but is not anxious to return home after seeing how badly nurses are needed in the Philippines and feeling like she is contributing to the war effort. She also describes her recent activities with...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 12 March 1945]

    • 1945-03-12
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck is grateful for mail from her family and feels closer to home when listening to American radio programs. She describes their open-air movie theater, her disgust for a captured Japanese prisoner, the possibility of a nurse's draft, and...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945 ]

    • 1945-02-02
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has landed on an island in the Philippines and is stationed at the 133rd General Hospital until another hospital is completed." She describes living in a tent camp in thick mud, washing herself and her clothes using only her helmet, and...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-31
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck describes her recent birthday celebration, in which the ship's crew and fellow army nurses sung her happy birthday and gave her gifts and a birthday cake.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-18
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received news that her husband Louis is missing in action. She describes her emotions and the support that fellow nurses, a chaplain, and the Red Cross Field Director are providing.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-03
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck describes her Filipino patient ward, including a former Japanese prisoner who tells of "the atrocities of the Japs" and mentions updates on several friends.

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