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    • Oral history interview with Robert M. Calhoon, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-01
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Robert Calhoon (1935- ) began teaching history at UNCG (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), formerly The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, in 1964. He retired in 2008 as full professor, after receiving the UNCG...
    • The Carolinian [November 13, 1930]

    • 1930-11-13
    • The Carolinian
    • The November 13, 1930, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • A privy history: How the modern bathroom was born

    • 2010
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Not until the end of the nineteenth century did the bathroom as we know it--a separate room with toilet, tub, and sink--begin to appear as a fixture in American houses. Influences from culture, technology, and health science impacted changes made...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • Home conservation of fruits and vegetables

    • 1934
    • Home Economics Pamphlets Collection [General]
    • This item has been aggregated as part of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)'s "Deeply Rooted: The Agricultural & Rural History of the American South" project.
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-05-21
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1960. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon recalls student life at WC. She...
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • Oral history interview with Richard  Bardolph, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-14
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Richard Bardolph (1915-2006) was a faculty member in the department of history at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina and subsequently The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1944-1980. Bardolph recalls activities that...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Huffines, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-20
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Henrietta Huffines (1933- ) is a member of the Class of 1955 at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was a biology major and received an AB (Bachelor of Arts) degree . ...

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