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Calendar of Ongoing Exhibits

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Through Thursday, December 06, 2012

Sep 21 2014

Campaigns and Elections: The Race for Political Office

When: 9/1/2012 until 1/8/2013
Where: Hodges Reading Room, Second Floor Main Building, Walter Clinton Jackson Library Find Hodges Reading Room, Second Floor Main Building, Walter Clinton Jackson Library with Google Maps
Contact: ceshankl@uncg.edu

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.

Sep 21 2014

Woman's College Home Economics Major to Army Dietitian: Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers

When: 11/5/2012 until 3/1/2013
Where: Three Exhibit cases next to Reference Department, Jackson Library Find Three Exhibit cases next to Reference Department, Jackson Library with Google Maps
Contact: ceshankl@uncg.edu

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.