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  • Description: 1920s
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    • Airstream trailers: A blast from the past

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Seen today as an American icon, the Airstream trailer was developed in response to the Machine Deco and streamlining design movement of the 1920s, Americans' increased interest in traveling via automobile, and the ideas of businessman and...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Charlesanna L. Fox, 1999

    • 1999-03-05
    • WV0049 Charlesanna L. Fox Papers, 1942-1947, 1999, 2008
    • Charlesanna Fox primarily discusses her time at the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW) in the late 1920s and her work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the Navy Library Service from 1942 until 1947.

      Fox...
    • [Peabody Park]

    • 1930
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph show a student seated on the bridge in Peabody Park taken sometime in the 1920s or 1930s.
    • [A Parked Car and Stopped Street Car Near on Campus, 1920s]

    • 1920-1929
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A parked car and stopped trolley sit in the foreground while a large group of women wearing white enter a building in the background. (Caption on back: Spring Garden Street Typical Car & street car Greensboro, NC 1920s)
    • [Materials relating to Nina Troy mission work]

    • 1912-1925
    • CC027 West Market Street United Methodist Church Archives
    • Nina Troy (1879-1972) served as a missionary to China, leaving Greensboro in 1912 and returning in the 1920s. This material documents some of her experiences while serving in China.
    • [S.S. Miles ice and refg. mchy.]

    • 1920
    • Mss. Coll. 55 Richardson-Vicks Collection
    • The shop located at 236 South Davie Street in the early 1920s. ThisĀ building previously housed theĀ first Vicks factory.
    • Vanstory Clothing Co.

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Vanstory Clothing Co., located at 236-238 South Elm Street in Greensboro. Vanstory's would later occupy space in the Jefferson Building, Greensboro's tallext building for most of the 1920s through 1960s.
    • [College Avenue]

    • 1922
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Looking north on College Avenue in early 1920s. Groups of students can be seen socializing on the dirt road.
    • [College Avenue]

    • 1930
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of College Avenue with people walking and cars parked along the side of the road in the late 1920s or early 1930s. The Administration Building can be seen on the right and Guilford residence hall can be seen on the right.
    • [South Dining Hall]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The South Dining Hall, pictured in the 1920s or 1930s, is seen with tables set and prepared for the next meal.
    • [North Spencer Residence Hall]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the North Spencer Residence Hall, looking north along College Avenue, circa 1910s or 1920s.
    • [New Guilford Residence Hall]

    • 1928
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The back of the New Guilford Residence Hall, which opened in 1928, as seen in the late 1920s.
    • [Infirmary]

    • 1925
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the south east corner of the Infirmary showing the front entrance in the 1920s.
    • [Kirkland Dormitory]

    • 1925
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the Kirkland Dormitory shown in the 1920s.
    • [South Spencer Residence Hall]

    • 1923
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This early 1920s photograph show the South Spencer Residence Hall, as seen from College Avenue, across Walker Avenue.

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