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

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers

Identifier: MSS 0002
Abstract Anna Maria Gove (1867-1948) came to the State Normal and Industrial School (now UNCG) in 1893, and served as resident physician, professor of hygiene, and director of the Department of Health until her retirement in 1937. She also served with the Red Cross during World War I.The Anna Maria Gove Collection dates from 1864 to 1952 and contains correspondence, notebooks, lecture notes, greeting cards, photographs, postcards, travel brochures, reports, and other miscellaneous...
Dates: 1826 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1947

Greensboro Artists' League Records

Identifier: MSS 0259
Abstract The Greensboro Artists' League (GAL) was founded in 1956 to provide support for local artists and arts education for the local community. GAL functioned for forty-eight years, sponsoring countless exhibits and educational programs. In 2004 the league merged with the Center for Creative Arts in order to form the Center for Visual Artists.The Greensboro Artists' League Records, 1956-2004, include minutes from meetings of the Board of Directors; copies of grant applications, budgets...
Dates: 1956 - 2004

Clarence Lee Harris Papers

Identifier: MSS 0141
Abstract Clarence Lee "Curly" Harris (1905-1999) was the manager of the Greensboro Woolworth's store where the first sit-ins of the civil rights movement began on 1 February 1960. The Clarence Lee Harris Papers date from circa 1916 to 1997 (bulk 1960 to 1990) and contain scrapbooks, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts, menus, a photograph and printed materials. The materials relate to Harris' experiences of and opinions about the 1960 Woolworth sit-ins and his close tracking of civil...
Dates: circa 1916-1997; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Marnie Thompson Papers

Identifier: MSS 0393
Abstract Marnie Thompson became interested in the social justice movement through a softball group in Durham, North Carolina. She has put her computer and organizing skills to work on behalf of several progressive issues, including reproductive rights, gay and lesbian liberation, domestic violence, the Central American peace movement, environmental protection, and racial justice.In the early 1990s, Thompson concentrated her political efforts in the electorial arena, working inside several...
Dates: 1984 - 1999; Other: Date acquired: 2010 May 27