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    • History pasted on the wall

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Invented by the Chinese as early as 200 A.D., wallpaper has a storied history across numerous cultures and continents. Because it is susceptible to frequent changes as a result of stylistic trends and personal tastes, as well as damage and...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Greensboro shopping centers

    • 1965
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This revised report attempts to describe existing commercial land use and consumer behavior in regards to local shopping centers. The report stresses the need for prior planning and offers general suggestions to better anticipate and meet public...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • Shootout Aftermath: Search For Reasons

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Jack Scism reports that two additional Ku Klux Klan (KKK) or Nazi party members had been arrested in connection with the November 3, 1979, shootings in Greensboro in...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Wesley C Siler Jr.]

    • 1970-03-20
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • March 20, 1970 Hobbs' response to Siler who had threatened to cancel a provision in his will for one fourth of his assets to go to Guilford College after his death. Hobbs asserts that Siler had misinterpreted an article in the Greensboro News and...
    • [Letter of support from Lawrence Miller, Jr. to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from General Secretary of the Doylestown Meeting, Lawrence Miller, Jr. expressed his support and congratulations to Guilford College student Beth Taylor for her participation in the recent demonstrations in Greensboro protesting...
    • Infiltration in our churches

    • 1963
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This illustrated pamphlet titled, "Infiltration in Our Churches" offers a commentary on racial integration through cartoon drawings. This item belonged to Beth Taylor, a Guilford College student who participated in the May, 1963 sit-in...
    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • Recognition Day -- Miscellaneous 2 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • The material in this folder provides general information about the organization of Recognition Day and offers a behind-the-scenes view of event requirements. Greensboro Mayor C. M. Vanstory, Jr.’s proclamation of the event is included. A script...
    • [Meeting invitation]

    • 1982-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is an invitation sent to prospective attendees of an evening meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident. The invitation offers an overview of activities subsequent to the November 17, 1980 not guilty verdict in the murder...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Jesse Jackson: The condition of Black America

    • 1984-02-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • North Carolina A&T State University alumnus Jesse Jackson, then the director of Operation PUSH and a N.C. A&T trustee, offers a question & answer interview to the Greensboro Daily News and discusses contemporary race relations and, in particular,...
    • [Mary Sue Beam scrapbooks, 1919-1923]

    • 1919-1923
    • MSS313 Mary Sue Beam Scrapbooks, 1919 - 1923
    • These scrapbooks, created by Mary Sue Beam between 1919 and 1923, document Beam's experience as a student at the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook entitled "My Memory Book: North...
    • [Letter from Communist Workers Party]

    • 1979-12-23
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This December 23, 1979 mimeographed letter from the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to its supporters and contacts discusses the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march where five protestors were killed, and its after effects, including job firings...

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