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    • Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft by William Link

    • 1988-11-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 30, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Yolanda Leacraft, Yolanda Leacraft primarily discusses her experience as an African-American woman working for Western Electric and later the Center...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach, 2000

    • 2000-05-22
    • WV0168 Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach Papers
    • Sendelbach primarily discusses her pilot training, her ferrying duties as a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II, and her post-service family life.

      Sendelbach discusses her frequent moves as a child; the Civilian Pilot...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Greensboro Gas and Electric Light Works

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro Gas and Electric Light Works, located at 118-120 North Forbis Street (now North Church) in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).
    • 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...
    • [Hyfrecator]

    • 1890
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Diagnostic tool inside a wooden box, lined with felt. The tool has electric cording, two lightbulbs, many different tips with different shapes, a temperature guage, and might have something to do with cauterization. Perhaps a hyfrecator-like device.
    • [Group of men and children at hospital]

    • 1948-05-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • June 1, 1948. 10 a.m. Exchange Club at Polio Hospital. Order card notes that the club is "presenting fans." Includes: one photo of a group of men presenting electric fans to a boy in leg braces and his nurse.
    • Anna Gove business papers, 1917-1919

    • 1917-1919
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Anna Gove business papers, dated 1917-1919. Includes a number of electric and other utility receipts.
    • [Trolley car]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image shows a Greensboro Electric Company trolley car stopped on the street with two workers standing at either end.
    • [Proximity band]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Proximity band standing in front of a Greensboro Electric Co. trolley car.
    • [Trolley car]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph shows the Greensboro Electric Company's open air summertime trolley car.
    • [Streetcar]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Two workers aboard an almost empty Greensboro Electric Company streetcar.
    • [Woman aboard a streetcar]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Women wearing white dresses sit aboard a Greensboro Electric Company streetcar.
    • Pomona Cotton Mills

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Pomona Cotton Mills, located at what is now Merritt Drive in Pomona, west of city in Greensboro. The mill later became a manufacturing facility for Western Electric and was subsequently used as an outlet mall. It was torn down...
    • [Spencer Residence Hall and bell in the snow]

    • 1945
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Groups of students carrying books walking past the bell and Spencer residence hall in the snow in the 1940s. The Spencer Residence Hall, designed by W. C. Holleyman of Greensboro, North Carolina, consists of two connect building; North Spencer...

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