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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Small Psalters of this period are comparatively rare, since Psalters were used primarily in the church services and not by the layman. Here, the letters and ornament still retain all the rigidity of the previous century and give no indication of...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The fact that this Missal honors particular saints by its calendar and litany indicates that it was made by friars of the Franciscan order. This was established in 1209 by St. Francis. These wandering friars with their humility, love of nature and...
    • 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...
    • [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...
    • 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.
    • Why was this city picked for battleground?

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record discusses community reaction and raises the question of why Greensboro became the site of the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan...
    • Arthur E. Ledbetter Register

    • 1902-1924
    • Mss. Coll. 4 Arthur E. Ledbetter Register
    • This register contains a biographical listing of physicians who practiced in Greensboro up until 1924, when the work was compiled by A. E. Ledbetter, himself a Greensboro physician. Arthur Erastus Ledbetter was born near Jamestown, North Carolina...
    • [Letters to congressmen pertaining to the Civil Rights Act]

    • 1963-07-12
    • MSS052 Warren Ashby Papers, 1906-1990
    • These two letters, dated July 12, 1963, and written by Warren Ashby, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro include statements of Ashby's position on civil rights in general and the pending Civil Rights Act in specific. Ashby...
    • 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...
    • Racial dialogue

    • 1983-08-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This August 19, 1983 editorial, published in the Greensboro Record, responds to an editorial about race relations that had recently been published by Greensboro's African American newspaper, the Carolina Peacemaker. The Record lists fundamental...
    • 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...
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Ave. Theatre, New York, "Ah Sin!"]

    • 1877-08-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre for August 29th, 1877 featuring Mark Twain and Bret Harte's production of "Ah Sin!" The program was formerly printed on both sides of one sheet of paper and folded in half to deliver four pages of...

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