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GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA 1880-1945

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George Dickieson (1912-2004) was a faculty member in the School of Music at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1938-1977. He was conductor of what became the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra. Dickieson discusses establishing the orchestra and instrumental music program at the college, the growth of the School of Music, `faculty life and the arrival of coeducation and integration. He recalls the administrations of several chancellors, especially Edward Kidder Graham Jr. and the divisiveness his tenure brought to the institution. He discusses his relationships with the deans of the School of Music from Wade Brown to Lawrence Hart and administrators Katherine Taylor and Mereb Mossman.

Collection: OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Marjorie Burns (1925-2009) was a physical education major and member of the Class of 1946 at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a pioneer in women's golf, both teaching and playing. Burns describes campus life during World War II, the rigors and closeness of the physical education majors and the philosophies of both faculty and administration. She recalls dormitory life, how the university shaped her attitudes and her family's Tupperware business.

Collection: OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


May Lattimore Adams (1914-2005) graduated from the commercial course at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1935. She retired as a member of the administrative staff at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1980. She describes the administrations of Dean of Women Harriet Elliott and Katherine Taylor and Chancellors William Whatley Pierson, Edward Kidder Graham Jr., Gordon Blackwell, Otis Singletary and James Ferguson. She talks about student life, working in the physical plant offices, the admission of men students during the Depression. She discusses the administration of Mereb Mossman, vice chancellor for academic affairs, and other prominent faculty.

Collection: OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


Virginia 'Ginny' Haynes Meserve (1923- ) graduated from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1945. She was an art major. Meserve recalls living in Greensboro before college and her campus, dormitory, and academic life as an art major. She describes working on campus and in the dining hall, shopping in downtown Greensboro, and going to the Boar & Castle and the Guilford Dairy. Through the lens of World War II, she talks about meeting her future husband, who was stationed at the Overseas Replacement Depot (ORD) in Greensboro; living in England after the war; pacifism; and prisoners of war working on United States farms. Meserve discusses working in New York City after graduation with a famous wallpaper designer and emphasizes the quality of her education with faculty such as Gregory Ivy, Helen Thrush, and Marc Friedlaender and poetry class with Chancellor Walter Clinton Jackson.

Collection: OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project (Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives, UNCG University Libraries)

Subjects: University of North Carolina at Greensboro


This program is from the 80th Anniversary of College Place United Methodist Church. It includes the Order of Worship from the 50th Anniversary service and historical essays (accompanied by black and white photographs) on the founding of College Place, previous pastors, Women's Work within the church, the Epworth League for young people, the Wesley Foundation, the church's heritage, and hopes for the future, as well as the Order of Worship for the Sunday morning worship service celebrating the 80th anniversary.

Collection: CC005 College Place United Methodist Church Archives (College Place United Methodist Church (Greensboro, N.C.))

Subjects: United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- North Carolina


This program is from the 50th Anniversary celebration at College Place United Methodist Church, held from November 26th to December 3, 1950. It includes the order of oorship and events held during that week. There are historical essays (accompanied by black and white photographs) on the founding of College Place, biographical sketches of pastors up to Rev. James Stokes in 1950. Also highlighted are the various other church ministries during these years.

Collection: CC005 College Place United Methodist Church Archives (College Place United Methodist Church (Greensboro, N.C.))

Subjects: United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- North Carolina


The November 26, 1873, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by Duffy and Morehead.

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The Greensboro patriot [July 20, 1881]

Forbis, James W.

1881-07-20

The July 20, 1881, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by James W. Forbis.

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The August 25, 1897, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The February 26, 1902, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The November 19, 1902, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The November 19, 1902, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The Greensboro patriot [February 13, 1913]

Underwood, W.I.

1913-02-13

The February 13, 1913, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.I. Underwood.

Collection: The Greensboro Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


The Greensborough patriot [March 13, 1833]

Swaim, William, 1802-1835

1833-03-13

The March 13, 1833, issue of The Greensborough Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C., by William Swaim.

Collection: The Greensborough Patriot (UNCG University Libraries)

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


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

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


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

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.); Greensboro (N.C.) -- History


Book of essays commemorating 50 men and women who established the city of Greensboro as landowners, religious leaders, educators, industrialists or other business and service fields. Each essay is written by a different person, sometimes an acquaintance or a specialist in the history or field of that particular founder.

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

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


Recollections and photographs from Greens during the periods of 1890 to 1892 and 1915 to 1917. Includes photos and histories of many Greensboro streets, downtown business, hotels, libraries and colleges.

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

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


Missing pp.96-97,100-101.

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

Subjects: Cotton trade -- North Carolina; Working class -- North Carolina; Industrial welfare; North Carolina -- Social conditions; Cotton manufacture -- North Carolina; Textile workers -- North Carolina; Company towns -- North Carolina -- Greensboro


Compiled at the request of the Faculty committee for the fiftieth anniversary celebration by Virginia Terrell Lathrop.

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

Subjects: North Carolina State Normal and Industrial School; North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College; North Carolina College for Women; Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; University of North Carolina at Greensboro -- History


Published with permission of author.

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

Subjects: Urbanization -- Southern States; Social change; Greensboro (N.C.) -- Social conditions; Urbanization -- North Carolina -- Greensboro; Greensboro (N.C.) -- History


Guidebook to the 1994 "Army Town" exhibit at the Greensboro Historical Musuem, showcasing the city's role during World War II.

Collection: Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions; World War, 1939-1945 -- North Carolina -- Greensboro -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions


Documentation related to the creation of the Army Town: Greensboro 1943 - 1946 exhibit which was presented by the Greensboro Historical Museum from 1993 to 1995. The exhibit documented life in Greensboro, N.C., during World War II with the presence of the United States Army, the Basic Training Center, and the Overseas Replacement Depot (BTC-10/ORD). Includes images, drawings and diagrams of the exhibit, periodical clippings, press releases, a narrative about the exhibit, comments from visitors, descriptive paragraphs about the exhibit's staff and contributors, original drafts for the exhibit interpretation labels and display essays, and budget figures. A comprehensive guide to the Army Town exhibit.

Collection: Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives (Greensboro History Museum)

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


Pamphlet produced by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce to orient service members stationed at the BTC-10/ORD to the city of Greensboro. Contains photographs, information about city services (churches, transit, businesses, etc.) and other material of use to new arrivals.

Collection: Temp. Coll. 1990.112.1 (Greensboro History Museum)

Subjects: Greensboro (N.C.) -- History--20th century; World War, 1939-1945; AAF Overseas Replacement Depot and AAF Redistribution Station No. 5 (U.S.)


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 History Museum)

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


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