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Special Collections and University Archives

The women detectives and sleuthing young ladies found in the Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction Collection and Girls Books in Series Collection of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives share three things in common: a sharp intelligence to unravel the intricacies of the criminal mind, a fearless tenacity in […]

Student baking during a Department of Home Economics class, 1947 As the State Normal and Industrial School was founded with the mission of producing teachers and educating women to assist in the recovery of the post Civil War South, classes needed to support the three concentrations of study: teaching, home economics, and business. The early administration […]

A new exhibit in Jackson Library explores the history of physical education and athletics at UNCG, from the 1890s until today. Gym suits from the 1900s, 1930s, and 1950s; photographs of intramural and intercollegiate athletics teams; and much more are on display in the exhibit cases across from the Jackson Library Reference Desk.   The […]

This collaborative exhibit highlights the 1930s featuring campus history, materials from Special Collections and University Archives, and period textiles generously loaned from Dr. James V. Carmichael. The exhibited items will rotate so visit often! Information from the rotating exhibits will be posted here periodically.  1930s  After the years of economic prosperity, the stock market crashed […]

 
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