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    • 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...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, London]

    • 1914-03-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • During his three days in Paris, Casals had not one minute's rest; he didn't even touch his cello. Horszowski was with him during the day of the 4th, before leaving for Italy that evening. Mangeot, Lemberg and Larapdie came to visit. He had many...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918-10-07
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock describes the horrific aftermath of a recent offensive. She says that the mud has become unbearable and is an impediment to patient care. She also visited Ypres and observed the ruins and debris of battle. She describes an advance to...
    • [Summer House]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Summer House in Peabody Park, circa 1920s. The back of the photograph reads "Timbers from Guilford Co. Courthouse" and a note that says that statement is in the handwriting of Dr. Anna Gove but never verified, by M. Hood.
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • [Dorothy Avery beside a plane, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Dorothy Avery, in WASP flight suit and seat-type parachute, stands beside a plane at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943. Of the parachute, the back of the photo says, "Boy, that's heavy."
    • [AAF Band Concert]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • The Army Air Force Band performing on a stand. Over the band hangs a sign that says, "Buy Bonds".
    • [Group photo of WACs, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • The women in Dorothy Gribble's barracks pose on a sidewalk, 1944. Of the photo, Gribble says,"They did me 'the honor' of taking this picture."
    • Wounded grateful to WACS for care, Sgt. Katopes says [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Newspaper article, subtitled "Syracusan Says Need for More Medical Aid Wacs Is Urgent," contains a photo of Catherine Katopes. A note handwritten on the bottom of the article reads,"Cathy, write to the Herald and tell them to throw this picture...
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Kay, 1945 ]

    • 1945-11-21
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves mentions an article by a "Jap student who felt Hirohito lowered himself" and says that the majority of the men felt that a military invasion should have occurred. She notes that materials are being stolen from the commissary and that Tom has...
    • [Interior of polio hospital under construction]

    • 1947
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Label also notes, "Former Rec. Ctr., beside Theater 2 on Ave. A/1500 Gatewood Ave. in 1994." Interior of building under construction; wood; construction materials; sign reads, "SODN. "F" Says So-Long."
    • [Betty Smith with polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Betty Smith with polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • Community approach to better human relations

    • 1954-12-21
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech on desegregation given by Dr. Gordon W. Lovejoy to the Greensboro Community Council, on December 21, 1954. Lovejoy was a visiting sociology professor at Guilford College and taught classes at Greensboro College at...
    • [Statement by Benjamin L. Smith regarding Brown v. Board of Education]

    • 1955
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This one-page statement regarding the Brown v. Board of Education decision was drafted by Greensboro school superintendent Benjamin L. Smith around 1955. Smith says that the school desegregation process "calls for a degree of restraint on the part...
    • The church and desegregation centenary

    • 1955-03-13
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This speech titled "The Church and Desegregation" was delivered by Greensboro City Schools Superintendent Benjamin L. Smith to Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on March 13, 1955. In this presentation, Smith...
    • Two Negro students are admitted as freshmen to Woman's College

    • 1956-08-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited August 14, 1956, article from the Greensboro Record reports that two black students had been admitted for the fall semester at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC). Bettye Ann David Tillman and Elizabeth...

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