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    • Greensboro Female College

    • Undated
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A collection of illustrations and architectural drawings of proposed buildings for Greensboro College. The dates of the sketches are unknown however the layouts could’ve have been created following one of Greensboro College’s on-campus fires.
    • [U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943]

    • 1943-05-27
    • WV0465 Mary C. Dickson Papers, 1943-1946
    • A sticker advertising the U.S Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring an illustatrion of a woman Marine, May 27, 1943.
    • [Evelyn E. Horton and WAC drinking Coca-Cola, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton (left) and a fellow WAC hold Coca-Colas, possibly at an officers' club, circa 1943. Both women wear WAC summer service uniforms. Army servicemen can be seen behind them.
    • [Evelyn E. Horton at WWII news bulletin board, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton (right), Grace Hackenbury (left), and an unidentified serviceman pose in front of a WWII news bulletin board in 1944. Both women wear WAC summer service uniforms with handbags and hold sunglasses.
    • [Evelyn E. Horton saluting, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses in an exaggerated salute, wearing her WAC olive-drab winter service uniform, in front of officer's quarter at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1943. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her parents on 12 October...
    • [Evelyn E. Horton in uniform, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses in her newly issued WAC olive-drab winter service uniform, in 1943. Behind her can be seen the officers' quarters at her base, Camp Pickett, Virginia. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her parents on 12...
    • [Evelyn E. Horton at Camp Pickett, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton poses on the arm of a chair at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1943. She wears her WAC olive-drab winter service uniform. Behind is the building containing the PX and day room. This picture is further described in a letter sent to her...
    • [Evelyn E. Horton as Lady Liberty, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, performs in a play in 1943. Other actors in costume share the stage with her during a musical number.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gradual (Graduale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Graduals are the books containing the chants for the celebration of the mass. English manuscripts of this early date and small size are rare. This volume, with the uncertain strokes in the script, seems to indicate that the transcriber was...
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In 1217, St. Dominic, the founder of the order which bears his name, withdrew from France and settled in Italy. Here, in the next four and last years of his life, he founded sixty more chapters of the Dominican order. Many of the younger members of...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In general, the Books of Hours produced for the devout layman in the Netherlands at the end of the 15th century were written in Dutch. This particular example, however, is in Latin. The heavy, angular, and closely spaced vertical strokes, with very...
    • Man's Inability to Hear

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, David A. Greenfield responds to the killing of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Greenfield quotes Dr. King, and asserts that whites had a chance at...
    • History of Greensboro v. Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 10, 1980 Greensboro Daily News column, editor William Snider reviews historian William Chafe's book Civilities and Civil Rights which focuses on school and business desegregation in Greensboro. Snider disagrees with Chafe's...
    • [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...
    • No One Voice Speaks for Black Greensboro

    • 1980-11-26
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 26, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Scott Shane reports on the existence of "two worlds" in Greensboro, one black and one white. Shane writes that many black citizens feel Greensboro continues to be run by a few large...
    • Missal (Missale Plenarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Many Missals, Bibles and Psalters of the 12th century were written in this fine, bold script. It was a revived form of the 9th century carolingian minuscule. In the absence of miniatures and decoration, it is difficult to assign a manuscript in...

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