Special Collections and University Archives

Harriet Wiseman Elliott is considered one of the most illustrious faculty members who ever taught at UNC Greensboro. Born in Carbondale, Illinois, on July 10, 1884, Elliott grew up in a close and politically active family. She soon followed in the footsteps of her father, Allan Elliott, who was very committed to causes related to […]

The events of the 1940s utterly transformed the foundations of American society. Impelled by World War II, the influx of immigrants fleeing Europe and the relocation of American soldiers to European and Asian war fronts led to the dissemination of new ideas, encouraged technological innovation, and altered traditional gender roles within American culture. Forcing the […]