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November 2021

History Lunch Break: Preserving Veterans’ Stories

November 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Four soldiers with flags marching in parade on downtown street receive salutes from those watching in a military booth

For nearly a century, the Greensboro History Museum has been collecting objects associated with local veterans. Curator of Collections Jon…

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January 2022

History Lunch Break: New Year Traditions from Taiwan

January 28, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
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February 1 will mark the start of the Lunar New Year, and across East Asia different communities have their own…

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April 2022

History Lunch Break: A New Look at Thomas Day

April 8, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thomas Day was a free person of color and one of the more successful furniture makers in nineteenth-century North Carolina.…

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May 2022

History Lunch Break: Asian American Pacific Island Stories of Now

May 27, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Museum staff and partners produced the documentary This Is My Home Now, exploring the stories of Montagnard youth in Greensboro…

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June 2022

History Lunch Break: NC Pride PAC and LGBTQ+ Political Organizing

June 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

The 1990 U.S. Senate race, featured in the museum’s NC Democracy: Eleven Elections exhibition, was watched nationwide. In North Carolina…

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January 2024

History Lunch Break: Conflict in Collections

January 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Free

History Lunch Break is back at the Greensboro History Museum. Join us for our first Lunch Break of 2024 with…

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February 2024

History Lunch Break: Family Business  

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Free

A conversation with Debbie Robinson Benton about her memories of the well-known Downtown gathering spot Robinson’s Restaurant. This African American…

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March 2024

History Lunch Break: Women in Science

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Greensboro History Museum, 130 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Free

Join us for an International Women’s Day conversation with Dr. Taylor Gregory, Vice President of Animal Health at the Greensboro…

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April 2024

History Lunch Break: Bennett College Archives

April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a conversation with Bennett College Archivist Jocelyne Caldera exploring stories from Bennett’s 150-year history. Free Program. Register…

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June 2024

History Lunch Break: Japanese Americans in Wartime North Carolina

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a conversation with UNC Chapel Hill professor Heidi Kim exploring Japanese American experiences in North Carolina during…

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