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  • Description: memories
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    • [Church reminiscence, College Place United Methodist Church]

    • 1905
    • CC005 College Place United Methodist Church Archives
    • This two page handwritten note from an unidentified lifelong member of College Place United Methodist Church, details how she/he moved with their parents to Greensboro in 1905 and began attending the Spring Garden Chapel. There are other memories...
    • [Scrapbook for the classes of 1918-1934]

    • 1918-1934
    • Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection
    • This "Even Year Class Ceremony" scrapbook is a collection of memories representing each graduating class at Greensboro College between 1918 and 1934. Each biennial class includes at least one of the following in their sections: photographs of...
    • [Oral history interview with Abe Greiss and related materials, Army town]

    • 2007-10
    • Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives
    • Greiss recalls his service at Basic Training Center No. 10, (BTC-10/ORD) in Greensboro during 1943. From Newark, N.J. and New York City, he was an artist and designer before the war. Greiss spent about six months in Greensboro, mainly involved in...
    • Nathan Hunt [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1905-1908
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a composition notebook belonging to Mary Mendanhall Hobbs. The notebook contains a draft of an essay on Nathan Hunt. The folder contains a letter to Hobbs from Catherine P. Sheppard, dated 1905, in which she recounts her...
    • Spotlight to shine on sit-in participants

    • 1990-01-29
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 20, 1990 artcle by Jim Schlosser appeared in the January 29, 1990 Greensboro News & Record, and consists of an interview with David Richmond, one of the original four participants in the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth store....
    • We were told most blacks did not want change

    • 1990-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro News & Record article was written by Miles Wolff, Jr., author of Lunch at the Five and Ten (How It All Began), a 1970 book on the Greensboro sit-ins. The article features Wolff's personal perspective on the event as well as his...
    • Sit-ins activist bitter about past

    • 1989-05-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This May 14, 1989, wire service article by Gary Abrams profiles Ralph Johns, a white Greensboro merchant who was instrumental in initiating the 1960 sit-ins at the local Woolworth lunch counter. Johns, living in Los Angeles at the time of the...
    • Oral history interview with John Alexander by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-06-19
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 19, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with John Alexander, Alexander discusses his impressions of Greensboro, specifically his memories of the public sentiment regarding race relations. He also...
    • Oral history interview with Lewis A. Brandon III by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-06-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 3, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lewis A. Brandon III, Brandon discusses his experience in interracial groups and organizations, his memories of the sit-ins, and his involvement in the...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1979 oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses his memories of race relations in Greensboro, communication between the black and white communities, and his support...
    • Oral history interview with Howard A. Chubbs by William Link

    • 1989-09-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 18, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Howard A. Chubbs, Chubbs discusses his background and compares the racial climate of Tennessee; Chicago; Richmond, Virginia; and Greensboro, North...
    • Oral history interview with Linda McDougle by William Link

    • 1988-10-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Linda McDougle, Linda McDougle discusses her influences, experiences, and observations of race relations as a light-skinned African-American growing up...
    • Oral history interview with George Roach by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-11-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 17, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George Roach, Roach primarily discusses the aftermath of and his reaction to the sit-in of February 1, 1960, and subsequent demonstrations. He...

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