Monday, January 07, 2013 Through Thursday, February 07, 2013
May 25 2013
Campaigns and Elections: The Race for Political Office
Using letters, campaign buttons, bumper stickers, yard signs, and other campaign paraphernalia, the exhibit explores the history of presidential, congressional, state gubernatorial, and local elections. Highlights of the exhibit include a signed letter by John F. Kennedy seeking support for his presidential bid, materials related to local Greensboro area Representative Howard Coble, a signed letter by North Carolina Senator Jesse Helms, and a letter and materials relating to Al Gore’s failed 1988 presidential bid.
May 25 2013
Woman's College Home Economics Major to Army Dietitian: Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers
Caroline Morrison Garrett attended the Woman's College (WC) of the University of North Carolina (now UNC Greensboro) from 1941 to 1944. After graduating with a bachelor of science in Home Economics, she completed a yearlong dietetic internship and apprenticeship at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C. Upon completion of her apprenticeship, Garrett received the rank of 2nd lieutenant with the United States Army Medical Corps and served until August 1947.
The exhibit will feature replicas of photographs, correspondence and memorabilia from Garrett’s time at the WC and her service in the military.