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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 assigning this leaf from a Book of Hours to the Netherlands it must be remembered that some sections of that country were once part of France, while others belonged to what is now Germany. In this leaf French characteristics predominate, but in...
    • [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...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Time to talk

    • 1980-10-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 13, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial decries the need for communication between black and white citizens in Greensboro, specifically after the violence at the Death to the Klan march on November 3, 1979, at which five Communist...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-01-22
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear Mademoiselle (Casals addressing Metcalfe as "vous"). Casals was visiting his friend Mrs. Farqhuar, and they wanted to go to hear Susan sing that afternoon, but poor weather made Mrs. Farqhuar change her mind. He has been sad since...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • An Uneasy Peace

    • 1960-02-09
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 9, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. The article comments on the racial tension brought to public attention as a result of the sit-in protest in downtown Greensboro.
    • Winston-Salem Court Convicts 22 of Trespass

    • 1960-03-02
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 2, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-7. The article reports that 22 students in Winston-Salem were found guilty of trespassing as a result of their involvement with a sit-in protest in a...
    • Judge Finds 22 Guilty of Sitdown Trespass

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that 22 demonstrators in Winston-Salem were convicted of trespassing as a result of their participation in a sit-in protest.

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