Pine Needles yearbook

The History of the College Yearbook – Part III

A student dreams about graduation, Pine Needles 1960 As Woman’s College (now UNCG) moved into the 1960s, the school was on the precipice of enormous change. It was a time of political and social unrest in the country and in the community, but the campus yearbook, Pine Needles, did not always reflect this turmoil. In […]

Julius Foust Pine Needles Walter Clinton Jackson Woman's College

The History of the College’s Yearbook Part II: 1930s to 1950s

As the college moved into the 1930s, it underwent transformations that reflected the unsettled economic trials of the country. The stock market crash of 1929 threw the nation into a financial crisis, resulting in a drop in enrollment and faculty pay for the North Carolina women’s college. Faculty took an additional hit when Greensboro banks […]

Pine Needles The Carolinian The Decennial

The History of the College Yearbook Part I: 1902 – 1932

Drawing of a “State Normal” student The Carolinian, 1909 (p. 8) Perhaps more than any other campus publication, the school yearbook is the most reflective of the college’s physical environment, the interests of the students, the styles of the times, and even the social and political climate of the county. For the first ten years […]