Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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[A&T College scrapbook #1, 1933-1934]

Stroud, Virgil

1933-1934

This scrapbook contains multiple newspaper clippings highlighting the growth, events and achievements of the staff and student body between 1934 and 1937. Highlighted are the successes of notable namesakes of current A&T departments including Richard B. Harrison's tour in "The Green Pastures", the rise of the art department under H. Taylor Clinton, J. H. Marteena as head of the mechanical department and the dedication of the Marcus Cicero Stephens Noble Hall building. Visits from noted educators include George Washington Carver, Nannie Helen Burroughs and J. A. Tarpley. Many articles detail concerns of statewide school officials for the growing need of teachers. Researchers can also read of past victories of the football, basketball and tennis teams, the debate club and performances of the college bands and choirs.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


[A&T College scrapbook #2, 1934-1937]

Stroud, Virgil

1934-1937

This scrapbook contains many newspaper clippings about special events occurring or related to the students and staff of North Carolina A&T between late 1934 and the summer of 1937. Well covered events include the death and mourning of Richard B. Harrison, plus an ongoing student protest against the on-campus housing and food conditions and the university's response to parents and state officials. This collection also highlights many on campus musical performances are also detailed. These include traveling performers like opera singer Caterina Jarboro as well as local performances from the Bennett College Glee Club and the Dudley Choral Club. Also highlighted are lectures by William Stanley Braithwaite, the Rev. Dr. W. A. Stanbury and Rev. Benjamin E. Mays.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


[A&T College scrapbook #3, 1937-1940]

Stroud, Virgil

1937-1940

This scrapbook is a collection of newspaper clippings of events related to North Carolina A&T State University between September 1937 and October 1940. Notable highlights include the development and approval of new campus buildings, which include the Dudley Auditorium. Numerous speakers to campus during this time included Dudley High School principal Dr. John Tarpley, writer George Schuyler and Guilford College Dean, the Rev. A.D. Beittel. Macy's pioneering puppeteer Tony Sarg and contralto/actress Etta Moten (Barnett) are among many visiting performers. Fundraisers, meetings, concerts, conferences, the Aggie Football season, the creation of the aviation program and state high school debates hosted on the campus are also to be rediscovered in this volume.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


This scrapbook is a large collection of various documents from 1933 to 1939 assembled by one North Carolina A&T State University student. Rare photographs, greeting & invitation cards, telegraphs and other rare ephemera document student Virgil C. Stroud's journey as editor in chief of the A&T Register and as a member of the A&T Choral Group. His scrapbook collection also has rare pamphlets for summer and spring commencements, choral/vespers programs and flyers & invitations to campus or community organizations. Especially unique are an invitation to the dedication of the Richard B. Harrison Auditorium, tickets to Aggie season games and a brochure for a 1938 performance by Kryl and his symphony orchestra. Also there are many rare photographs, letters and notes from Aggie staff and fellow students including F. D. Bluford, W.T. Gibbs and various student associations.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


[Carnegie Library Woman's College scrapbook]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Carnegie Library

1936-1944

This scrapbook, created by library staff members, documents events occurring at the Carnegie Library at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) between 1936 and 1944. Scrapbook contents include a brief history of the library, as well as correspondence, ephemera, fliers, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, publication clippings, and photographs of events, groups, and individuals.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Charles Duncan McIver scrapbook, 1906]

Smith, William Cunningham

1906

This scrapbook, created by William Cunningham Smith, contains materials relating to the death of Charles Duncan McIver in 1906. McIver was founder and first president of the State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). This scrapbook contains “A Sketch of Dr. Charles McIver,” written by N.W. Walker; a funeral sermon entitled “The Life and Work of Charles Duncan McIver,” written by Rev. L.W. Crawford; a poem; an invitation to McIver's memorial service; and newspaper clippings that have been annotated in the margins.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1917 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1917

1913-1917

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1917 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through senior years of the class of 1917. Photographs document student life, students in gym clothes, tennis players, a hayride, students wearing the class sweater, the Hose House, the Forest House fire, and student productions, including "Evangeline" and "Vision of Youth." The scrapbook contains invitations for several events: the "Sophomore-Junior Cup" field hockey game, Junior-Senior "Basket Ball," and Halloween parties. The scrapbook also contains a freshman class list, Morning Watch rosters, senior privileges list, and programs for the Banquet, Festival Night, prayer service, The Amus-U Co. production, and "Vision of Youth." Other contents include menus from the Banquet and "Sophomore Stunt," lyrics for Tree Song and other miscellaneous songs, a booklet of the songs of 1917, a poem from the "Evangeline" production, a class of 1917 felt armband, a Field Day Ribbon from 1917, a piece of felt with '18 affixed to it, a piece of satin with '19 affixed to it, a petition to wear caps and gowns at commencement, a peanut decorated in a blue dress, a "Sophomore Lunch Room" sign, an account of a reception at the home of faculty member Melville Fort, an account of Field Day, calling cards, and a Tree Night wood ring. The pages of the scrapbook are decorated with drawings.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1918 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1918. Scrapbook Committee

1914-1926

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the class of 1918 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshmen through senior years of that class, as well as material from several reunions. The scrapbook is heavily annotated and contains handwritten essays and observations as well as pages decorated with pen and ink drawings and watercolors. Photographs document Field Day, a Glee Club operetta, 1920 and 1922 reunions, and plays titled "The Drawing of the Sword" and "Trelawney of the Wells." Posters include Morning Watch, Prayer Service, and Vespers Service. The scrapbook also contains a circus flier, College Night song lyrics, the Farewell Banquet menu and notes, an in memoriam page, part of a 1918 physical education badge, a poem written for Dr. Julius Foust's birthday party, and reunion information for 1920 and 1922, including two crepe paper hats. Also included are Senior Camp Supper notes, Tacky Party invitation, Tree Night tableaux and song lyrics, Vespers Service program, and pageant material relating to the Red Cross benefit. The scrapbook also includes references to the death of Class Mascot David Young, who was the grandson of Charles Duncan McIver.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1919 scrapbook]

North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Class of 1919

1915-1918

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1919 of the State Normal and Industrial College (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through junior years of the Class of 1919. It includes cast lists for the play “Tree Night” and a “Sophomore-Freshmen Entertainment," handwritten notes, a circus flier, a piece of a red 1919 armband, lyrics for the class song, "The Tree Song," and "Songs to Our Little Sisters"; as well as photographs of the field hockey team, students wearing junior sweaters, commencement, and student life.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1944 scrapbook, volume 1]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1944

1941-1942

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1944, contains materials relating to the 1941-1942 school year at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Includes a list of models and clothing for a campus fashion show sponsored by Montaldo’s Second Floor Shop and events programs. Newspaper clippings concern clubs and school events, particularly the Galatean Club and student government, the International Weekend program, physical education, and World War II service.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1944 scrapbook, volume 2]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1944

1942-1943

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1944, contains materials relating to the 1942-1943 school year at Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Items include a commencement program, a dance card, event programs, and newspaper clippings.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1944 scrapbook, volume 3]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1944

1944

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Class of 1944 of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the senior year of the Class of 1944. The scrapbook includes materials relating to the productions of “Antigone of Sophocles," “Cry Havoc," and “Tragedy of Gua”. It also contains programs relating to student activities, including Aycock Auditorium events, the Baccalaureate sermon, the Dolphin and Seal Club Water Pageant, Easter, the First Annual Arts Forum, Founder’s Day, and the University sermon.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1950 scrapbook]

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. Class of 1950

1947-1950

This scrapbook, created by the representatives of the Class of 1950 of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through senior years of the Class of 1950. Photographs depict student life, individual students, senior students wearing class jackets, the Senior Show, dances, Phi Beta Kappa students, May Day court with view of the lake, a party with Walter Clinton Jackson, and the "Helpless and Griddle" puppet show. The scrapbook also contains programs for several events: the Cinderella Ball, Sleigh Bell Formal, Junior-Senior Ball, the University Sermon, the Social Science Forum, the International Student Conference, the Arts Forum, the Dolphin-Seal Club, "Gullible Travels," and "I Remember Mama." Numerous newspaper articles are included, relating to school activities, dances, elections, productions, student honors, campus construction, and a class project. The scrapbook also includes class song lyrics, a class jacket manufacturer advertisement, ephemera from Sophomore-Senior Apache party, a script for the "Helpless and Griddle" puppet show, and invitations for the Cinderella Ball, Sleigh Bell Formal, and Junior-Senior Ball. Also included is correspondence from Walter Clinton Jackson thanking the class for the retirement party and wrist watch that they gave him. The pages in the scrapbook are decorated with drawings and ephemera.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Class of 1952 scrapbook]

Hunter, Eugenia;

1948-1952

This scrapbook, created by Dr. Eugenia Hunter as a gift for the Class of 1952 of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the freshman through senior years of the Class of 1952. The scrapbook contains correspondence, dance card/programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, play programs, and photographs of events, groups, and individuals.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


This scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, including notices of such occurrences as enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times, military growth and expansion, local patriotic events, personal war stories, status updates for POWs and MIAs, etc. Clippings include content about women members of the military and efforts of women's organizations on the homefront, as well as campaigns by other groups. Content is divided by month, and several months are separated by a page illustrated with art, including magazine clippings of unknown origins, drawings, and watercolor images. Also included in the scrapbook is the DAR yearbook and monthly editions of the 1943 newsletter "From Pillar to Post," containing local news, inspirational material, and humorous anecdotes produced and edited by the Men in Service Committee of the Woman's Auxiliary of the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro.

Collection: DAR Scrapbooks Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


This scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record that were notices of enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times, military growth and expansion, local patriotic events, personal war stories, status updates for POWs and MIAs. The clippings also include content about women members of the military and efforts of women's organizations on the homefront, as well as campaigns by other groups. Content is divided by month, and several months are separated by a page illustrated with art, including magazine clippings of unknown origins, drawings, and watercolor images. This scrapbook includes an account of a Greensboro resident's experiences from the occupation of Casablanca (April 1943, Page 014), an article on American Indians in the military (April 1943, Page 019), the incentivising of a war bonds campaign with free plane rides (April 1943, Page 026) and by being allowed to pull a cord which would make the booth's display of Uncle Sam hit Hitler over the head with a club (April 1943, Page 021), and the announcement of Mary Nicholson's death (May 1943, Page 047). Also included is an article on a young model plane maker's creations being used by members of the military to increase familiarity with Allied and Axis plane types (June 1943. Page 064), another stating that a High Point soldier was one of the first to enter Bizerte in Tunisia (June 1943, Page 071), a third detailing the use and importance of colorful "zoot suit" uniforms by Marines (December 1943, Page 201), and a photograph and article showing the bloody and tattered Japanese flag sent home by a serviceman (December 1943, Page 204).

Collection: DAR Scrapbooks Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


This scrapbook is a month by month collection of newspaper articles from 1944 collected by the Greensboro Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This volume thoroughly recognizes the achievements and tragedies of men and women in the service from the Greensboro-Triad region. Featured are announcements of rank, service, awards, deaths, weddings, births, victories, memorials and posthumous military awards. Greensboro residents will easily recognize many of the street address of these soldiers and their families. Of special note are articles declaring the successes of Major George Preddy (p. 164, an obituary for Preddy, killed on December 25th, 1944 is not in this volume). Eleanor Roosevelt’s visit to the Greensboro Canteen (pg. 150). A soldier’s encounter with actress Olivia De Havilland. Accomplishments of women in the service -- WAVES, WACS, Women’s Reserve, American Red Cross -- are greatly detailed. African American members of the military are among those who were profiled individually. The pages dividing the months of content from one another contain works of art from magazines or by hand in mediums like stencil or watercolor. Another article of interest details a school's scrap campaign using military ranks and promotions, with a young Chinese immigrant holding the highest rank (January 14, 1944; Page 014), the launching of the USS Greensboro (February 13, 1944; Page 036), an article talking about the ""family reunion"" of a mother and son in the service being posted close to one another (March 1944, Page 055), and a war bond advertisement honoring the first woman to die in the war, who was a native of Guilford County (Page 035).

Collection: DAR Scrapbooks Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


Scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, including notices of wartime enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times, military growth and expansion, local patriotic events, personal war stories, status updates for POWs and MIAs, the awarding of purple hearts and other military commendations, the gradual return of troops after the end of the war, etc. Clippings include content about women members of the military and efforts of women's organizations on the homefront, as well as campaigns by other groups. The scrapbook is labeled as having content from 1945 and 1946, but only contains items from January-December 1945. Content is divided by month, and several months are separated by a page illustrated with art, including magazine clippings of unknown origins, drawings, and watercolor. This scrapbook includes articles on military transportation of refugees (January 1945, Page 005), the death of Greensboro fighter ace Major George Preddy, Jr. (January 1945, Page 014) and the naming of a Greensboro military post after him (March 1945, Page 060) as well as memorializing his death later on (September 1945, Pages 175 & 177; October 1945, Page 193), a local flier serving as pilot chauffeur to Churchill and King George (March 1945, Page 061), a Greensboro officer who was made the military major of a captured German town (March 1945, Page 073), the Life magazine article on President Roosevelt's death (April 1945, Page 077) and local arrangements on the day of his funeral (April 1945, Pages 088 & 091). Also included in the scrapbook is a bulletin from Greensboro's First Presbyterian Church including selections from military families' letters of appreciation for their military ministry (April 1945, Page 079), the headline from V-E Day (May 1945, Page 106), and articles about a local project of canning baked goods to send to soldiers abroad (April 1945, Page 095), the selection of personnel to prosecute European war criminals (May 1945, Page 111), the liberation of American servicemen from European POW camps (May 1945, Pages 111-121; June 1945, Pages 124 & 135; August 1945, Pages 160 & 169; October 1945, Page 188), a Greensboro infantryman who printed a regimental newspaper throughout battles in France and Germany (July 1945, Page 141), conditions in Japanese internment camps ( July 1945, Page 147), V-J Day (August 1945, Pages 162-164; September 1945, Pages 174 & 176) and the release of POWs from Japanese camps (August 1945, Page 170 & 172; September 1945, Pages 179 & 180; October 1945, Pages 189 & 196; November 1945, Pages 198 & 206). The last page of the scrapbook features a stenciled attribution, "Compiled by Margaret F. Dupuy, Assisted by Eula Duncan" (December 1945, Page 219).

Collection: DAR Scrapbooks Collection (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945


[Delta Pi Epsilon, Zeta Chapter scrapbook, 1942-1948]

Delta Pi Epsilon. Zeta Chapter (Woman's College of the University of North Carolina)

1942-1948

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Zeta Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon, contains materials relating to the 1942-1948 school years at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Items in the scrapbook include the �Zeta Data� newsletter and Initiation Banquet programs.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--Greensboro;


[Delta Pi Epsilon, Zeta Chapter scrapbook, 1942-1949]

Delta Pi Epsilon. Zeta Chapter (Woman's College of the University of North Carolina)

1942-1949

This scrapbook, created by representatives of the Zeta Chapter of Delta Pi Epsilon, contains materials relating to the 1942-1949 school years at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro)" Scrapbook contents include installation programs, a list of new members, meeting notices, �Zeta Data� newsletters, banquet programs, announcements, a document titled �Historical Sketch, Zeta's Growth, July 11, 1947,� a photograph of the 1948 National Council of Delta Pi Epsilon, and original and 1947 revisions of the by-laws of Zeta Chapter.

Collection: UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: Scrapbooks; University of North Carolina at Greensboro--Students; Student activities--North Carolina--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)


A scrapbook containing documents, photographs and clippings that relate to life at J.C. Price School. Some subject matter includes: Price buildings, classroom scenes, Field days, May days and athletic/sports events.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 142 A.H. Peeler Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Education, Elementary -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A scrapbook containing documents, photographs and clippings that relate to life at J.C. Price School. Some subject matter includes: Price buildings, classroom scenes, Field days, May days and athletic/sports events.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 142 A.H. Peeler Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Education, Elementary -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A scrapbook containing documents, photographs and clippings that relate to life at J.C. Price School. Some subject matter includes: Price buildings, classroom scenes, Field days, May days and athletic/sports events.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 142 A.H. Peeler Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Education, Elementary -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


A scrapbook containg photographs that relate to life at J.C. Price School. Some subject matter includes: Price buildings, classroom scenes, Field days, May days and athletic/sports events.

Collection: Mss. Coll. 142 A.H. Peeler Papers (Greensboro Historical Museum)

Subjects: Education, Elementary -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


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