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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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Photograph of the candy counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of food displays at the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the dairy counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of food displays and checkstands at the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of a butcher at the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the meat counter of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the coffee department of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the produce department of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the interior of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


Photograph of the exterior of the A&P supermarket at 221 Commerce Place in Greensboro, probably at the time of the store's opening in June, 1947. This store replaced one at that had opened in 1938 at the same site as one of Greensboro's first two supermarkets (the other being a Big Star location at the corner of Greene and Washington Streets). The Commerce Place A&P closed in 1973.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 213 Jim Sifford Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company; Greensboro (N.C.)


[Acme Mill Works]

Isaacs, I.J.

1903

Exterior view of the Acme Mill Works, located at 515-517 South Eugene Street in Greensboro.

Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina"

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


A view of Greensboro taken from East Market Street with Alderman and Eutsler Studio, located at 113 1/2 East Market, in the foreground.

Collection: Greensboro Public Library Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


This photograph, printed in an unknown publication, shows the young Anita Mears Rivers standing in front of the McNair drugstore.

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

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


This program and annual report provides a broad overview of the major accomplishments of the 1952 Chamber of Commerce. These accomplishments are represented as newspaper headlines and include such areas as capital improvements and the growth of new area businesses. A list of goals for the upcoming year is also presented.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce


This program and annual report provides a broad overview of the major accomplishments of the 1953 Chamber of Commerce. These accomplishments are represented as newspaper headlines and include such areas as local programs and the growth of new businesses in the area. A list of goals for the upcoming year is also presented.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce


This annual report provides an illustrated overview of the major accomplishments of the 1954 Chamber of Commerce. These accomplishments include national honors and state-wide awards, capital improvements to public utilities and educational facilities, and the growth of area businesses and employment.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce


This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1960. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen organizations. Of note within the report are portions reflecting downtown urban renewal and efforts to solicit new businesses to the area.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce


This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1961. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen organizations. Of note within the report are portions reflecting downtown urban renewal and efforts to solicit new businesses to the area.

Collection: Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century; Greensboro Area Chamber of Commerce


This article discusses various druggists and drugstores in East Greensboro, including W.L. McNair.

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

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


Includes the original name of North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University as it was known as Agricultural and Mechanical College for Colored Race. This issue mentions the names of the officers and faculty of the college, description of the different factories and departments, and how Cotton Mill and Manufacturing Plants contributed to the growth of Greensboro. Also mentions the emergence of businesses because of the success of the Cotton Mill and Manufacturing Plants.

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

Subjects: Cone Mills Corporation; Textile industry -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


[Asheboro Street Pharmacy]

The Daily Record

1910

Exterior and interior views of the Asheboro Street Pharmacy, located at 420 Asheboro Street (now Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) in Greensboro.

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


A postcard of the Banner Building on North Elm Street in Greensboro.

Collection: Greensboro Public Library Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


A street view of the Benbow Hotel in downtown Greensboro showing people and carts on the street.

Collection: Photo Collection -- General (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


[Benbow Hotel]

Isaacs, I.J.

1903

Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford Hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That building is nnow home to the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.

Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).

Collection: Greensboro Pictorials Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

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


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