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  • Description: Manufacturing
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    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Oral history interview with Alan Cone, 2008

    • 2008-03-25
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Alan Cone, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been an integral figure in the city’s development. After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and serving in the Navy, Cone went to work for his family’s apparel business,...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • 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...
    • Greensboro Furniture Manufacturing Co.

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro Furniture Manufacturing Co. factory, located at Railroad Avenue in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).
    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • Gove family correspondence, general, 1890-1892 [Anna Maria Gove Collection]

    • 1890-1892
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Correspondence items between Maria, her sisters, George, Anna Gove, doctors caring for George, and the Whitefield Manufacturing Company. Topics include settling Lucy F. Clark's estate, family news and health, George's surgery and recovery, debts...
    • [Articles from The morning post newspaper]

    • 1904-02-28
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Includes the original name of North Carolina Agricultural and Technology State University as it was known as Agricultural and Mechanical College for Colored Race. This issue mentions the names of the officers and faculty of the college, description...
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co.]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Three unidentified men stand on the front porch to Proximity Manufacturing Co. This building stood on the property of the Proximity mill.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing a model of a mill house.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.
    • [Proximity Manufacturing Co. display]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A display by Proximity Manufacturing Co. showing pictures and goods of Proximity and its workers and their welfare.

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