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by Kathelene McCarty Smith Plays and productions were an important part of early campus life at the State Normal and Industrial School (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). They were not only a creative outlet for the students, but also an ideal way for classmates from across the state to get to know […]

Two former UNCG student employees share how their experience working at SCUA prepared them for jobs in the archives and public history field. Lacey Wilson In the summer of 2016 I was fortunate to get accepted into the UNCG Museum Studies graduate program.  As I contemplated how I would pay for the out-of-state tuition and […]

The Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives has a strong commitment to student outreach, teaching up to 120 instructional sessions per semester. SCUA’s class sessions often incorporate a PowerPoint presentation, a related “pop-up” display of related archival material, and a hands-on primary source analysis. This exercise integrates a variety of items from across […]

by Kathelene McCarty Smith Photographs taken by Dr. Anna Gove, the second resident “lady doctress” at the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNC Greensboro), have proved a rich source of both campus and local history. A native of New Hampshire, Gove arrived in North Carolina at 26 years of age, becoming one of the […]

by Beth Ann Koelsch SCUA has an amazing collection of over 75 scrapbooks made by students and “classes of” . These scrapbooks range from from the late 1800s through the twentieth century. I love scrapbooks and yearbooks and have had to restrain myself from going anywhere near them because I know if I start paging […]

 
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