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    • An historical study of residential development in Greensboro, 1808-1965

    • 1968
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Book report by Jonathan F. Baylin on the history of Greensboro’s residential development. Baylin explains his research practices and divides the 157 year history into three sections, followed by an analysis of Greensboro’s growth.
    • Planning notes [Number 15, 25 August 1961]

    • 1961-08-25
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Report from the Greensboro Department of City Planning called “No Thoroughfare, or How to Close A Street” by W. G. Dodgson, the city planner. The writing details the issues with creating new streets, dedicating names of these roads and issue...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Kathryn Kelly]

    • 1970-03-23
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 23, 1970 letter Hobbs assures Mrs. Kelly, a parent of a student at Guilford, that the minimum grade of "C" requested by black students was refused by the college but explains that all academic decisions must be referred to the faculty...
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • Selective Service -- Printed -- Clippings 2 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1942-1948
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • Included in this folder are clippings from various newspapers and periodicals. Articles appear from such publications as Business Week, The News and Observer, The Greensboro Record, and The University of North Carolina Newsletter. Topics of...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • November 3rd: Perspectives on a Federal Investigation

    • 1981-10
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • An announcement about a public talk to be held on October 27, 1981, on the federal investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979. The talk featured speakers including...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • 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 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 Evander Gilmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 10, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Evander Gilmer, Gilmer discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and his participation in civil rights activities as a student at NC A&T in 1962 and...

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