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    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • The evolving American home: Reflecting society's expectation of women

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • As women's domestic roles changed from silent partner in the late 1700s to the center of home and family in the 1950s and 1960s, the floorplan for the American family house changed also. Using the historic Blandwood Mansion located in Greensboro,...
    • Newspaper Clippings on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • Various newspaper clippings on Commencement Home, 1958. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three art and home-economics majors designed and...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • [Y.W.C.A. Hut]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph shows the Y.W.C.A.(Young Women's Christian Association) Hut, built in Peabody Park in 1918 by the Carpenterettes.
    • [Y.W.C.A. Hut Interior]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Interior of the Y.W.C.A. (Young Women's Christian Association) Hut, built in Peabody Park by college students (the Carpenterettes) in 1918.
    • [West and South Dining Halls]

    • 1927-01-05
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the West Dining Hall (left) and South Dining Hall (right) in 1927. The campus bell can be seen on the right. The Dining Halls complex was built over a span of thirty-five years.
    • [Dining Hall at night]

    • 1988
    • UA106 Slides Collection
    • Dining Hall at night before Fountain Plaza was built. The Dining Halls complex was built over a span of thirty-five years. Spencer Dining Hall was built in 1904, West (later Spartan) Dining Hall in 1921, South Dining Hall (later State) in 1924,...
    • [Fountain Plaza]

    • 1995
    • UA106 Slides Collection
    • This photograph shows fountain Plaza filled with students. The Dining Halls can be seen to the right and the Quadrangle residence halls can be seen in the background. The Fountain Plaza opened in 1991. It is located between the Dining Halls and...
    • [Summer House]

    • 1915
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This 1915 photograph shows the Summer House at the entrance to Peabody Park.
    • [Summer House]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Summer House at the entrance to Peabody Park, circa 1920s.
    • [Summer House]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Summer House in Peabody Park, circa 1920s. The back of the photograph reads "Timbers from Guilford Co. Courthouse" and a note that says that statement is in the handwriting of Dr. Anna Gove but never verified, by M. Hood.
    • [Kiln construction]

    • 1966
    • UA106 Slides Collection
    • This photograph shows the Kiln under construction which is located beside the McIver building in 1966. The Kiln, built in 1966, is located on the north side of McIver Building and was used by the Art Department until a new kiln was built behind the...
    • [Y.W.C.A Hut]

    • 1920
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This photograph shows the Y.W.C.A (Young Woman's Christian Association) Hut. The Y. W. C. A. Hut was built in 1918 at the end of College Avenue by the entrance to Peabody Park. A small group of students, known as the Carpenterettes, helped build...
    • [YWCA Hut]

    • 1925
    • UA110 Postcards Collection
    • Black and white picture of the Y.W.C.A. Hut, constructed by students on the College's campus, circa 1925. The structure to the left was known as the "Summer House."
    • Commencement Home (North Elm Street)  article

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • An article that appeared in the September 1958 issue of the Journal of Homebuilding. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three art and...
    • [YWCA Hut]

    • Undated
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Exterior view of the YWCA Hut.
    • [YWCA Hut]

    • Undated
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Interior view of the YWCA Hut.
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...

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