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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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4 records found searching with the author Stroud, Virgil.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


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