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    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • [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...
    • Memories of Ambulance Co 321

    • 1923-03
    • Misc. Coll.
    • A poem about the ambulance company 321. Mentions several members, their ranks, and alludes to incidents from the history of the company in humorous verse. Includes reproduced images of the company
    • Residents Pleading Keep Radicals out

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Dwight F. Cunningham of the Greensboro Daily News reports on pleas within Greensboro's public housing communities that future demonstrations such as the November 3, 1979 anti-Klan rally where five members of the...
    • 1927 [Catherine Cox letters]

    • 1927
    • MS501 Catherine Cox Letters
    • Letters from Catherine Cox to her family, mostly her parents, on her activites at Guilford College. Of note are her experiences with disciplinary actions, mentions of girls asking permission to go home and running off and eloping instead, exams,...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • College racism targeted

    • 1990-02-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Donald W. Patterson appeared in the February 23, 1990 Greensboro News & Record and reports on an upcoming investigation of racism within North Carolina schools and colleges. Citing several recent incidents, including a walkout at...
    • Oral history interview with Cecil Bishop by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1985-02-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 5, 1985, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his impressions of Greensboro, his work with students and local organizations, and the communication between the black...
    • Oral history interview with Neil McGill by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Neil McGill, McGill discusses demonstrations held at the Carolina Theatre, their effects on business, and the outcomes after desegregation. He recalls...
    • Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • Statement of Rand Manzella to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by Ray Manzella to the United States Commission on Civil Rights details Manzella's experiences as a worker in several Greensboro textile mills and his attempts to organize workers. Manzella states that he began at...
    • Oral History Interview with Dr. John Tarpley by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. John Tarpley primarily documents Dr. Tarpley's memories as the principal of Dudley High School and aiding in the creation of the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in...
    • Desegregation, Greensboro Public Schools, Greensboro, NC

    • 1958
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This circa 1958 speech by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith details school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Smith writes about the initial changes the Greensboro school board made to their policies following Brown...
    • CWP Five

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1973, editorial from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), discusses the funeral march held November 11, 1979, to commemorate the deaths of five Communist Workers Party...
    • Dick Gregory

    • 1970-10-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by black comedian and activist, Dick Gregory, who recently visited the campus. Gregory's talk focused on the critical state of...
    • The black experience: past, present, and future

    • 1985-02-23
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This is a speech delivered by Elizabeth Jo Ann Smart at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Neo-Black Society's Reunion Weekend on February 23, 1985. Smart was one of the first two black students admitted to UNCG's precursor, the...

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