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States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories

States of incarceration flyer

Click here to enlarge image. UNCG professor, Anne Parsons in partnership with community organizations and her History/Museum Studies graduate students created the exhibition States of Incarceration to the Int’l Civil Rights Center and Museum. The students curated a section of the exhibition and are installing the exhibit and organizing the … Continued

Wrestling with Governor Aycock and His Legacies

Aycock Auditorium

Friday, Oct. 14, 3:30-5:15 p.m. Location: UNCG Auditorium (formerly Aycock Auditorium) After much study and debate, UNCG recently removed Governor Aycock’s name from the campus auditorium, uncomfortable with his leadership in the twentieth-century white supremacy movement. This session, held in conjunction with the Historical Society of North Carolina, continues the … Continued

University Libraries at UNCG Contribute to Google Cultural Institute

Starting this week, African American History artifacts from University Libraries at UNC Greensboro can be viewed online by people around the world due to a new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the University Libraries. Visitors of the Google Cultural Institute site may also view an exhibit regarding African … Continued

As boy, he escaped from Nazi Germany

The Holocaust may seem long ago. The students hearing Alfred Schnog talk realize it wasn’t so long ago at all.

It’s one thing to read about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany in books or see black and white pictures. It’s another to hear the startling, personal memories of a Jewish person who was there and survived. On Kristallnacht, the nationwide German pogrom in November 1938 that is often identified as … Continued