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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • [Annual report, City of Greensboro, North Carolina 1971-1972]

    • 1972
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report reviews improvements and advances made in Greensboro during the 1971-72 fiscal year. These improvements include urban renewal in downtown, capital improvements in sanitation, and the addition of greenspace around the city. A...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to Bill Davis]

    • 1904-1906
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • The letters in this folder are written to Bob Davis, fiction editor of Munsey's Magazine. Most involve requests for various cash advances and also excuses as to why promised manuscripts have not been delivered. Many letters display the wit and...
    • Oral history interview with Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-12
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 6 of the newsletter announces base activities, Army policies, Homefront news, and war-related activities, especially the Battle for Berlin. Other topics include the agriculture of New Guinea, editorial on Russia joining Allied...
    • Oral History interview with "BJ" A. Kramer, 2015

    • 2015-04-22
    • WV0582 "BJ" Kramer Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of "BJ" Kramer and her service with the Army Nurse Corps.

      Kramer recalls her introduction to the Army Nurse Corps and the training she received during nursing school. She also describes her reasons behind...

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