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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...
    • Pubs in the Piedmont Triad: Tavern history and the modern NC brewpub

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Taverns and pubs have been part of the American architectural landscape since the start of European settlement. Today, craft breweries are replicating the social atmosphere of those early ale houses, often adaptively reusing historic structures for...
    • 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...
    • [1971 Banner]

    • 1971
    • UA107 Textile Collection
    • Red banner with gold, white, blue, and green crewel embroidery details. The banner reads,"UNCG, 1971, Today Shapes the Future - We Are Today." It measures 52 1/2" L x 39 1/2" W.
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This translation of the Bible was made by Jerome at the request of Pope Damasus. It was begun in the year 382 A.D. and finished 16 years later. For his great scholarship more than for his eminent sanctity, Jerome was later made a saint. This...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • Oral history interview with Edith Mayfield Wiggins, 1991 [full audio recording]

    • 1991-05-08
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Edith Mayfield Wiggins (1942- ) was one of five black students admitted to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, which later became The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1958, the third year blacks attended the...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Jay Poole, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-12-07
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Jay Poole was awarded his Associates degree in Arts, Liberal Studies, from Davidson County Community College in 1982, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1984, his Masters of Social Work in...
    • Oral history interview with Ethan Hutchinson, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-12-21
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ethan Hutchinson was born in Monroe, NC in 1982. He attended Southwest Guilford High School before attending the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for his undergraduate (2006) and graduate degree. Mr. Hutchinson discusses his early...
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."

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