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    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • 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 Greensborough patriot [November 2, 1850]

    • 1850-11-02
    • The Greensborough Patriot
    • The November 2, 1850, issue of The Greensborough Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C., by Swaim and Sherwood.
    • 2007-11-04 Van Lidth [recital program]

    • 2007
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Fall 2007 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • The Greensboro patriot [November 30, 1898]

    • 1898-11-30
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The November 30, 1898, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • Saving an American dream: Historic manufactured housing

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Manufactured homes are unique to the American physical and architectural landscape, as they are uncommon and often banned for use as permanent housing outside the United States. This brief examines the history of American manufactured housing,...
    • 2011-03-21 Nono [recital program]

    • 2011
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2011 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • 2007-02-25 Choirs [recital program]

    • 2007
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2007 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • 2012-04-16 Rowen [recital program]

    • 2012
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2012 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • Sixth annual picnic

    • 1910-07-02
    • Mss. Coll. 25 Benjamin Cone Papers
    • This program documents the sixth annual picnic (July 2, 1910) for the employees of the Revolution Cotton Mills, Proximity Manufacturing Company, and White Oak Cotton Mills. Two pages list the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place winners for a contest for...
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • Spark remains and Recalling the sit-ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • These two 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorials were published around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins.

      The January 23, 1980 editorial, "Recalling the sit-ins," outlines events planned...

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