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March 2021

History Lunch Break: Battle Anniversary in a Pandemic

March 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Rebecca Barefoot of Guilford Courthouse National Military Park joins us to talk about the Battle of Guilford Courthouse and some…

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History Lunch Break: Ella Baker–Six Decades in the Making

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

As the Sit-in Movement launched in Greensboro expanded, Ella Baker of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference invited student leaders to…

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History Lunch Break: Exceptional Athlete, Exceptional Students

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Special Olympian Marty Sheets poses with gold medal

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. On this week’s History Lunch Break, Curator of Collections Jon B. Zachman shares a…

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April 2021

History Lunch Break: East White Oak Past and Present

April 9 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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