Textiles, Teachers, and Troops

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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A collection of letters related to requests for information for “The History, Development, and Influence of Cotton Mills in North Carolina”. The inquiries were made by State Normal and Industrial College librarian Annie F. Petty and future alumnus Clara Booth Byrd. Assisting in the research were Bernard Cone, D. A. Tompkins, and representatives of many cotton mills and banks.

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

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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) (UNCG University Libraries)

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


This folder contains a catalogue of the officers and students who attended Greensboro Female College during the collegiate year of 1875-1876. The brochure includes tuition cost, uniform information worn by the students, visitation rules, list of students, faculty, and trustees.

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

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Introductory statement from a conference held at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 15, 1925. N.C. Newbold was director of the Division of Negro Education within the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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

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


The Educational Statistics of the North Carolina Negro report produces statistics for the years 1884, 1892, 1898, 1908, and 1912. Categories include school population, enrollment, attendance, property value, and teacher salary. Data is compared across race (and gender, where appropriate). Of particular interest is the information on colleges and universities, which mentions Shaw University, Livingstone College, three Greensboro institutions (Bennett College, Immanuel Lutheran College and Theological Seminary, and The Agricultural and Mechanical College), and several others.

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

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


Friends messenger [1930]

Perisho, Ellwood C. (Ellwood Chappell), 1862-1935;Perisho, Beebe

1930-09

This folder contains the clippings of the September issue of the Friends Messenger with the portrait of Mary Mendenhall Hobbs portrait as the front page. The clippings includes information of Mendenhall Hobbs contribution to higher education for women, memorial service information, advertisement, and a note from the Race Relations Committee.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


This folder contains clippings, programs, and bulletins of the progressive development of Greensboro College. Clippings, programs, and bulletins discusses events sponsored by Greensboro College throughout 1937 and 1938. Includes honored alumni and visitors, contributors and donors of the College, and event participants of the centennial celebration of Greensboro College.

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

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


This pamphlet from 1941 featured colorized pictures to highlight the different festivities, curriculum departments and courses that were offered from Greensboro College at that time.

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

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


Text and photographs within this 1906 pamphlet tell the history of Guilford County and describe the highlights of Greensboro. It was most likely made for a visitor booking a room as the pamphlet promotes the Benbow and Guilford hotels, the Guilford Battle Ground, hunting grounds, and golf courses.

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

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


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

Subjects: High Point (N.C.) -- History


The History of Revolution Cotton Mills folder contains an essay on how Moses H. and Ceasar Cone established the Revolution Cotton Mills for the purpose of manufacturing Canton Flannels. The essay contains information on how they established a partnership with brothers E. and H. Sternberger, the amount it took to purchase acres for the Mill, and the month and year the Mill began operation. Also includes the Officers of the company and Board of Directors. The development of Gilmer Township, where the Revolution Cotton Mills is located, along with holiday events for the employees is also mentioned in the essay.

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

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


This report contains information relating to the status of North Carolina Negro Colleges using data from 1929-1930. The report includes the survey questionnaire that was sent to the heads of twelve institutions and a tabulation of material received from those institutions. The respondents included both public institutions (such as A & T College, N.C. College, Fayetteville State Normal, and Elizabeth City State Normal) and private institutions (including Shaw University, J.C. Smith, Bennett, and Livingstone). Information on the physical condition of classrooms, dormitories, and laboratories is included. Also included are statistics for each institution’s library. Financial resource information, such as the value of laboratories, endowments, expenses, and income is reported. The survey contains demographic information about students and faculty. There is also an overview of the North Carolina Negro population and statistics across various professions and industries, including teaching, medicine, theology, and agriculture.

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

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


Public taxation and Negro schools

Coon, Charles L.

1909-04-14

The Public Taxation and Negro Schools pamphlet contains a paper written by Charles L. Coon, Superintendent of Schools in Wilson, NC. This paper was read during the Twelfth Annual Conference for Education in the South held in Atlanta, GA from April 14-16, 1909. The paper examines the impact of the Negro public school on the white taxpayer. Financial figures from the years 1906, 1907, or 1908 for eleven southern states are reported in categories including expenditures for teachers and total cost of Negro schools. The paper also mentions information from State Superintendent reports for North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The outside of the back cover quotes a statement by Andrew Carnegie regarding the financial contributions to southern schools in 1899, while the inside of the back cover lists additional publications of the Committee of Twelve for the advancement of the interests of the Negro race.

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

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


Pamphlet containing an address delivered by Bernard Cone, President of the Proximity Cotton Mills of Greensboro, N.C., for an audience of the School of Commerce at the University of North Carolina (at Chapel Hill) in 1930.

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

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


This pamphlet contains a written address by Professor C.K. Brown on the standards in wages and hours in the different industries in North Carolina. Includes a wage breakdown between textile mill workers in New England and the Southeast.

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

Subjects: Textile workers -- North Carolina;


This folder contains information from the Southern Railway System Textile Directory. Pamphlet includes charts, graphs, and company information of the Cotton Mills that served along the Southern Railway System. Also includes map breakdown of the Southern Railway System.

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

Subjects: Railroads -- United States -- Directories


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


An issue of the (North Carolina) Agricultural & Technical College newspaper.

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

Subjects: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University


The program for the 1915 play by Josephine L. Rhoades which commemorated the 27th anniversary of the New Garden Friends School becoming Guilford College. Includes a complete cast list.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


The Guilford College history play [script]

Rhoades, Josephine L.

1915

A complete play from 1915 telling the history of Quakerism in Guilford County down to the foundations of Guilford College. Many persons from Guilford College and North Carolina history are depicted.

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

Subjects: Guilford College


The title question is answered with photographs, essays, and testimonials from faculty and nationwide educators. An endowment campaign to raise more than $100,000 for Greensboro College is also profiled.

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

Subjects: Greensboro College (N.C.)


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