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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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This report reviews that actions of the Greensboro Housing Authority during the 1957-1958 fiscal year. The report addresses such activities as urban renewal and improvements on housing for low income population groups. The report also provides budgetary and finance data, and a review of departmental operations.

Collection: North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Housing -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Cities and towns -- Growth; Greensboro (N.C.) -- History; Housing development -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- History; Housing development; North Carolina -- Greensboro.


George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store credit. He was well liked and the young women wrote their appreciated to him in the yearbook.

Collection: George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store credit. He was well liked and the young women wrote their appreciated to him in the yearbook.

Collection: George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store credit. He was well liked and the young women wrote their appreciated to him in the yearbook.

Collection: George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


George Gabriel, owner of the Gabriel Food Center which was directly across from Bennett College at 967 East Washington Street, advertised in the Bennett Belle, the Bennett College yearbook. He was generous to the students, often offering store credit. He was well liked and the young women wrote their appreciated to him in the yearbook.

Collection: George Gabriel and Gabriel Groceries Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


[Class of 1920 folder]

Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives

1920

The Class of 1920 folder contains material pertaining to the 1920 graduating class of North Carolina College for Women (NC College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are programs from the 1920 Commencement Weekend, The Baccalaureate Sermon, Class Day, the play titled "Mice and Men," and the play titled "His Excellency, The Governor." There is a 50th reunion booklet with a short biographical summary of the lives of the 1920 Alumnae. Of particular interest is a compilation of poems titled "Kathryn"s Message," a booklet titled "Love, Honor, and Loyalty," and a booklet titled "A Saga in Lavender."

Collection: UA108.3 Class Of Files (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


This scrapbook is about the Centennial celebration of Greensboro College in 1938. From endowment campaigns to featured speakers, this occasion is thoroughly documented by newspaper articles, commencement bulletins, and brochures of festivities.

Collection: Greensboro College Scrapbook Collection (James Addison Jones Library, Greensboro College)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C)


This detailed report on the city presents a brief history of the city and provides extensive economic and budgetary data. It provides detailed descriptions of municipal departments and services such as fire and police activities, public utilities, and cultural and recreational institutions. The report also specifies the activities of the Planning Department and makes projections for future growth while describing urban renewal and redevelopment accomplishments

Collection: North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; City planning -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Pages 474-475 includes a biographical sketch and portait of Walter Lewis McNair.

Collection: Walter Lewis McNair Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


Two pages from Otis Hairston Jr's book about Greensboro history include photos and information relating to Emma Lou Morgan McAdoo.

Collection: McAdoo Family Collection [Personal Collection] (Personal collection)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century


This is the 1896-1897 Chase Brenizer city directory for Greensboro.

Collection: North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- Directories


This report provides a broad overview of the varied land uses within the city of Greensboro. It also describes and maps the various industrial, business, and residential zones within the city and surrounding area and provides general guidelines for future growth. The report also addresses the impacts of anticipated population growth on these demographic areas

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: City planning -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Land use -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Land use surveys -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; City planning; North Carolina -- Greensboro.


This report reviews municipal services and provides forecasts for future demands on these services with broad suggestions to reduce potential issues. Of note, these services include an evaluation of the water supply, sanitation, transportation systems, capital building projects, and a brief mention of urban renewal programs. (14 pages illustrations 28 cm)

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: City planning -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; City planning; North Carolina -- Greensboro


The definitive early history of Greensboro College, written in 1946 by one of its former presidents with a collection of many historic essays.

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.) -- History; Women's colleges -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


John Harrison Cook’s doctoral report of mill schools in North Carolina published by Columbia University’s Teachers College as number 178 for their long running “Contributions to Education” series. Cook’s report is divided into four chapters with thirty-three data tables. The schools of Greensboro, North Carolina are mentioned at least fifteen times.

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Education -- North Carolina; Faculty publications; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Account book with sales notes dating back to 1874, possibly from the store of Matthew Henry McIver near Sanford, N.C . Individuals mentioned include T.C. Blalock, H. & D.F. McIver, A.D. McIver, D.C. Gilmore, and William McNeill, Contents include financial records of corn, wheat, and mill lumber sold, lumber sawed, and pork killed.

Collection: UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906 (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: McIver, Charles Duncan, 1860-1906; University of North Carolina at Greensboro; McIver, Lula Martin, 1864-1944; Education - North Carolina; Universities and colleges - North Carolina - History


Album of Greensboro N.C.

Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

1892

Primarily documents the businesses (manufacturers, banks, merchants, tobacco warehouses), cultural institutions (colleges, churches) and transportation agencies in Greensboro in 1892. Includes numerous photographs of local businesses and street scenes.

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- Pictorial works


This report provides statistical economic data for the greater Greensboro area in 1961. It describes major economic factors and trends and serves as a basis for projections and forecasts for future economic activity. (ii, 82 pages color maps (some folded) 28 cm)

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.). -- Planning Dept; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Economic conditions; Greensboro (N.C.). -- Planning Department


Book report by Jonathan F. Baylin on the history of Greensboro’s residential development. Baylin explains his research practices and divides the 157 year history into three sections, followed by an analysis of Greensboro’s growth.

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Housing -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Cities and towns -- Growth; Greensboro (N.C.) -- History; Housing development -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- History


Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries;)

Subjects: Historic buildings -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- Guidebooks; Buildings -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- Guidebooks; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Guidebooks; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Guidebooks


This report documents that findings of an annexation study used by municipal leaders to generate opportunities for economic growth and meet potential problems. The report reviews the history of Greensboro’s expansion, details the methodology of the study, describes the findings of the annexation study, and suggests geographic areas that would be better served through incorporation into the city of Greensboro. (22 pages charts, maps, tables 28 cm

Collection: UNCG University Libraries General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Annexation (Municipal government) -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Suburbs and environs


Art work of Piedmont section of North Carolina

Gravure Illustration Company

1924

Photographs with captions and minimal other text. Primarily documents residential and institutional structures in the Piedmont area, including Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and surrounding towns.

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Piedmont Region (N.C.) -- Pictorial works; Buildings -- North Carolina; Buildings -- North Carolina -- Piedmont Region; Architecture -- Piedmont Region (N.C.) -- Pictorial works


The annual yearbook for The Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (North Carolina A. & T. State University).

Collection: Ayantee (F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina A and T State University)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African Americans -- Education


The annual yearbook for The Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (North Carolina A. & T. State University).

Collection: Ayantee (F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina A and T State University)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African Americans -- Education


The annual yearbook for The Agricultural and Technical College of North Carolina (North Carolina A. & T. State University).

Collection: Ayantee (F.D. Bluford Library, North Carolina A and T State University)

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; African Americans -- Education


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