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    • WWII -- Selective Service -- Notes [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1942-1947
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains handwritten notes featuring statistics, quotes, and sentiments. Of particular historical interest, one note references the popular quotation (in battle by Oliver Cromwell and in literary tribute by Col. Valentine Blacker)...
    • WUAG "In print" [December 1989]

    • 1989-12
    • UA51.41 WUAG Records
    • A photocopied zine published by WUAG staff in December 1989. Contents include popular music lists, WUAG specialty shows, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Sugarcubes record reviews, and articles.
    • Skyway revue [WGBG radio broadcast, 13 April 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A script for a 1946 episode of the BTC-10/ORD radio program “Skyway Revue. In this episode the life of David Caldwell is retold, a dedication is made to Franklin Delano Roosevelt a year following his passing and music made popular by Glen Miller...
    • Pine needles [1987]

    • 1987
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1987 yearbook contains photos of student life, Fall kickoff, Tate street, The Bangles performance, 1986 presidential elections, lists of popular songs, bands and movies, event fliers, student comments about UNCG, and cafeteria food. It also...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Comins Mitchell, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Documents Jean Comins Mitchell's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); interning at Walter Reed Army Hospital; the various army hospitals she was stationed at during...
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Geraldine Muse Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • WV0129 Geraldine Muse Phillips Papers
    • Primarily documents Geraldine Muse Phillips's background; her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in the late 1940s; and her family life after her military service.

      Phillips discusses moving frequently as a child; her mother's mental...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents Andrée B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • May Day Features Impressions

    • 1967-02-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 24, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the upcoming performance by African American band The Impressions during the May Day celebrations. This group's performance at Guilford...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Homecoming Slated As Smash Weekend

    • 1966-10-21
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this October 21, 1966 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Cheryl Sprinkle detailed the events of the upcoming Homecoming Weekend including three popular singing groups: the all-white group The...
    • Famed singer Josh White Jr. will give Concert in Dana Tuesday night at 8

    • 1967-11-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 9, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming performance by popular musician Josh White Jr. White's performance at the college reflects continuing efforts by the school to...
    • Drifters Smashing Success

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 17, 1964 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, celebrates the success of the Saturday night performance by the popular group The Drifters and describes the event as one which, "thrilled our...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...

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