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August 2020

History Lunch Break: Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown & Her Legacies

August 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Free

Educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown established the Palmer Memorial Institute in 1902. Over the next half century she would make it…

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September 2020

History Lunch Break: O. Henry in Texas, Heart of the West

September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Free

The Greensboro History Museum isn’t alone in sharing the story of famous short story writer William Sydney Porter (born Sept.…

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History Lunch Break: Dancing Who We Are

September 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Free

This year’s National Dance Day festivities are taking place online rather than live in LeBauer Park. We’re joined by Amanda…

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History Lunch Break: NC Asian Americans and the Vote

September 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Free
Woman in hat holding Register to Vote sign in parking lot

In the last decade the number of eligible Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) voters in North Carolina has grown dramatically.…

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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, 2021 @ 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, 2021 @ 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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