June 3, 2014
The Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. invites nominations of an individual or organization for the 2014 Voices of a City Award, an honor recognizing significant and original contributions to local history. Nominations will be accepted through July 1, 2014 on behalf of individuals and organizations.
Projects can be as varied as our city, including oral history projects, photography, film, student research, published articles, books, film, electronic media, etc. Collectors of historical documents or artifacts are also eligible, and self- nominations are welcome. Submissions by high school and college students will be judged in a separate category.
Previous honorees include historian Gayle Hicks Fripp and the J. C. Price School Project, a partnership with Greensboro College and the Peeler–Swann Family Association, historian Dr. Alex Stoesen, and college student randy Dunbar.
Nominations should include a letter and at least one example of work for consideration, provided in both hard copy and CD/DVD format. Submissions will be evaluated by the Historical Museum’s Community Advisory Board on criteria including: project originality and significance; innovation; quality of research within current academic scholarship; sources consulted; and accessibility to Greensboro community and beyond. The announcement and award presentation will be made at the museum’s membership dinner in the fall.
Submissions should be sent by July 1, 2014 to:
Linda Evans, Community Historian
Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc.
130 Summit Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27401
There are many individuals and organizations working on behalf of local history in the Greensboro area, and we encourage all to submit nominations for this significant recognition. If you have questions about the Voices of a City Award or the nomination process, please contact Community Historian Linda Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-373-2610.