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April 2021

History Lunch Break: East White Oak Past and Present

April 9, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Man at piano surrounded by young people at East White Oak Community Center, 1952

The East White Oak Community Center has been serving its mill village neighborhood for more than a century. Justin Lewter…

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History Lunch Break: NC African Americans During World War II

April 16, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
History Lunch Break Title with Museum Lion Logo

Ernest Hooker from the North Carolina A&T State University Department of History and Political Science talks with Jon Zachman about…

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History Lunch Break: For Greensboro Was the Hospital

April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Portraits of Dr. John Wesley Long, Dr. S.P. Sebastian, Nurse Clara Peck

As North Carolina crossed into the 20th century, the state's medical establishment was tested by a harmful and contagious disease:…

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May 2021

History Lunch Break: Pan-Asian Voices

May 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Christie Soper and Tina Firesheets

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month and a chance to explore the contributions and diversity of AAPI families…

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History Lunch Break: Greensboro Contemporary Jewish Museum

May 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

In 2019-2020, on a residency at UNCG, artist Shoshana Gugenheim conceived of a new contemporary Jewish museum for Greensboro. The…

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June 2021

History Lunch Break: Remnants of the ORD

June 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Between 1943 and 1946, more than 330,000 soldiers passed through Greensboro’s Overseas Replacement Depot (ORD), the largest World War II…

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October 2021

History Lunch Break: Arts & Access Giving Voices to the Blind

October 15, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Greensboro’s Industries of the Blind (IOB) has been providing work opportunities for people who are visually impaired since the Great…

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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 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Tiger 2022

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 @ 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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