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Climbing the Hill: Women in the History of UNC

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Climbing the Hill: Women in the History of UNC

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Pauli Murray Letter
1951: Pauli Murray again writes UNC asking about admission - about graduate studies… note that she had applied in 1938 and was rejected because she was Black.

Chapman/Love Correspondence
Printouts of emails about the Bell Award, Cornelia Phillips Spencer's legacy, and race on campus.

Coeducation Cartoon 1907
1907 Yackety Yack opened to page 110-111 with illustration "coeducation as developed at the university..." next page Woman's University Club with names and a photo of the group.

Baby-In Clipping 1970
This is a newspaper clipping from the News & Observer kept by the Chancellor's office related to the Feminist Liberation Organization on campus - their "baby-in" demanding child care on campus.

Gwendolyn Harrison Housing Card
This is a small 3x5 housing card for the first Black woman admitted as student, Gwendolyn Harrison.

Students Protest Stone's Tenure Denial
3x5 black and white photograph of students protesting Sonja Haynes Stone's tenure denial, 1980.

Cover of The Hunting Ground DVD
2015 documentary about sexual assault on college campuses which features two UNC students Annie E. Clark and Andrea Pino.

Daily Tar Heel article about gender neutral housing, 2013
Front page of Daily Tar Heel August 19, 2013 with headline "Gender-neutral no more"

Opening from Karen Parker Diary
1960s Spiral bound lined notebook, opening chosen. Karen Parker was the first Black woman undergraduate at UNC Chapel Hill.

Sallie Walker Stockard's diploma
Sallie Walker Stockard's diploma. 1898 first woman to graduate from UNC Chapel Hill.

Durham Herald Sun Clipping about Susan Akers, 1933
August 20, 1933 newspaper clippings Akers kept about herself. First woman dean at UNC. Durham paper.

Alpha Pi Omega in Yackety Yack, 2003
Alpha Pi Omega in Yackety Yack v. 113 (2003) p. 309. Alpha Pi Omega is the first Native American Greek letter organization and was founded at UNC Chapel Hill.

Women's Handbook Quiz, 1954-55
The Woman's Handbook, 1954-55. Opening to quiz about clothing and general recommendations for proper socializing.

UNC Dance Cards, 1880s
1880s… two (2) dance cards - including pencils, color, handwriting

So you're coming to a Carolina dance.
1930s-40s. Recommendations to coeds for proper dance/social behavior - from Order of the Grail, German Club.

Tar Heel newspaper announcement of Phi Beta Phi, 1923
Oct 1923 - newspaper "University now has chapter of Pi Beta Phi"

Louise Davis Photographs, 1930s-1960s
"Photographs compiled by white student Louise Davis, a member of the Chi Omega sorority and the first woman commencement marshal when she graduated in 1937 from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. At the time these photographs were…

Intramural sports photographs, 1950s-1970s
1950s-1970s, various intramural sports. 1. Corec bowling: https://finding-aids.lib.unc.edu/P0031/#bw120rollfilm_35018#1 (note photographer is SCOTT RAMSEY) 2. 1959 tennis is in Print Box 096 Black and White 8x10 Photographic Print P0031/50364 -…

Photographs of women at dances, 1920s-1930s
Photographs of women at Carolina dances, 1920s-1930s

"Yo Soy Latina" program description
Program proposal for Yo Soy Latina from Lambda Pi Chi sorority, 2003.

Letter from UNC alumnae asking for Woman's Building, 1923
Onion skin letter to UNC President from women alums asking for a Woman's Building in 1923.

Fear Map of sexual assault on campus, 1989
Fear Map of sexual assault on campus from 1989 thesis by Karen Frances Falconer.

Article in the Daily Tar Heel "Union Lactation Room Opens" 2007
Clipping kept by Carolina Women's Center. Meghan E. Woods article in the Daily Tar Heel "Union Lactation Room Opens" 8/29/2007Full article:…

Advertisement for Carolina Gay Association in the Daily Tar Heel, 1989
Advertisement for Carolina Gay Association in the Daily Tar Heel, 8/28/1989. The full page can be…

Photograph of Marsha Tinnen and Barbara Prear, UNC Housekeepers Association
3x5 color photograph of Marsha Tinnen and Barbara Prear, leaders of the UNC Housekeepers Association, on the steps of South Building.
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