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October 2020

History Lunch Break: A&T Homecoming History

October 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Drum major leads NC A&T Marching Band in front of crowd at Homecoming 1945

North Carolina A&T State University Homecoming is one of Greensboro’s biggest annual celebrations. But this year’s Homecoming football game will…

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History Lunch Break: Haunted Greensboro

October 30, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Ready for some spooky tales from across the Gate City? GHM's Catherine Johns is joined by Preservation Greensboro's Kathryn McDowell…

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November 2020

History Lunch Break: Plague Year

November 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Cross stitch embroidery reading I made this in

Juilee Decker, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Museum Studies program at Rochester Institute of Technology, joins us…

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History Lunch Break: American Indian Education in Guilford County

November 20, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
History Lunch Break Title with Museum Lion Logo

Stephen Bell, American Indian Education Coordinator for Guilford County Schools, joins us to talk about serving Indigenous students in the…

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February 2021

History Lunch Break: $4.50 and Change

February 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Greensboro Six photo for $4.50 and Change banner

In December 1955, a round of golf at Greensboro's Gillespie Park became a major civil rights showdown. We'll talk with…

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History Lunch Break: More Than Just a Home

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
Magnolia House

James Baldwin. James Brown. Satchel Paige. These are just a few of the notable Black travelers to stay at Greensboro's…

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History Lunch Break: Complexities of Color in Early NC

February 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
North Carolina’s Free People of Color, 1715–1885, Warren Eugene Milteer Jr. Cover Woman with two Children

In his new book, North Carolina’s Free People of Color, 1715–1885, Dr. Warren Milteer Jr. of UNCG's Department of History…

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History Lunch Break: Aggie Veterans of the Great War

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

Curator of Collections Jon B. Zachman talks with James R. Stewart Jr., Archives & Special Collections Librarian at A&T’s F.…

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March 2021

History Lunch Break: Family Remedy – RESCHEDULED

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free
1920 Vicks_advertising_poster with woman holding spoon

The 1918-19 influenza epidemic helped transform Lunsford Richardson’s Vicks business into a global company. Ashley Kaufman, author of “The Little…

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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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