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  • Description: tension
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    • Oral history interview with Paulette “Pat” Smith Sweeney, 2013

    • 2013-10-29
    • WV0553 Paulette "Pat" Sweeney Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Paulette "Pat" Sweeney and her service with the American Red Cross. Sweeney discusses her adolescence in Cary, North Carolina, her strong desire from an early age to travel, the education she received from...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Taggart, 2012

    • 2012-11-02
    • WV0542 Elizabeth Taggart Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth Pedro Taggart's childhood; her service with the United States Navy and United States Navy Reserve; and her life after active duty.

      Taggart discusses growing up at various military bases throughout the United...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley F. John, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Shirley Ferren John's service in the USMC (United States Marine Corps) from 1953 to 1955.

      John discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; her family's reaction to her enlistment; segregation; the cap on...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • Student strike - a chancellor reflects

    • 1979
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This article from the Fall, 1979, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Alumni News contains reminiscences by James Sharbrough Fergsuon, former chancellor of UNCG, about the cafeteria workers' strike of 1969. Ferguson discusses the...
    • Carolinian Photos of the Funeral March in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, untitled photo spread from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), includes four captioned photographs of a funeral march held November 11, 1973, to commemorate the...
    • Oral history interview with Ada Fisher, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-02-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ada M. Fisher (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1970. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 1975. Before retiring to Salisbury, North...
    • 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.
    • Racial Committee Named in Charlotte

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page B-3. The article reports the formation of a permanent committee by local government to address racial and religious tension in Charlotte. NC.
    • Klan Activity Up Throughout South

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Brent Hackney reports on the rise of Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in the south in the face of the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the...
    • After Violence, Community Leaders Ask For Calm

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Linsey Gruson reports on calls for calm by Greensboro leaders following the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members if the Communist Workers...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This copy of the Latin version by St. Jerome was made during the period when France stood at the height of her medieval glory. A decade or two before, Louis IX (Saint Louis), the strongest monarch of his age, had made France the mightiest power in...

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