|The Greensboro Historical Museum Inc. invites nominations of individuals or organizations for the 2014 Voices of a City Award, an honor recognizing significant and original contributions to local history. Nominations will be accepted through July 1.
Projects can be as varied as oral history projects, photography, film, student research, published articles, books, film, electronic media, etc. Collectors of historical documents or artifacts are also eligible, and self-nominations are welcome. Submissions by high school and college students will be judged in a separate category.
Nominations should include a letter and at least one example of work for consideration, provided in both hard copy and CD/DVD format. Submissions will be evaluated by the Historical Museum’s Community Advisory Board on these criteria: project originality and significance, innovation, quality of research within current academic scholarship, sources consulted, and accessibility to Greensboro community and beyond.
Send submissions to:
For more information, please contact Evans at 336-373-2610.
The announcement and award presentation will be made at the museum’s membership dinner in the fall.
Previous honorees include historian Gayle Hicks Fripp and the J.C. Price School Project, a partnership with Greensboro College and the Peeler–Swann Family Association, historian Dr. Alex Stoesen, and college student Randy Dunbar.
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Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday October 22
- Friday November 5
- Friday November 19
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday, October 25, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held in person at the Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall Street, Fellowship Hall, and as a Zoom teleconference: Click here to login.
- Historic Preservation
Wednesday October 27, 4 p.m.
The meeting will be held via Zoom videoconferencing. To view the meeting or speak on an agenda item, contact Stefan-Leih Geary by 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 26. You will be emailed the online meeting link and instructions on how to participate. There is no option to provide handouts or other documents the day of the meeting.
If you have a presentation, pictures or other materials you would like to provide as part of the hearing, provide it to HPC staff by 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 26.
In-person meetings are usually held in the Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street. The alternate location is the City Council Chamber.
- College Hill
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