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    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • General correspondence applications Me-Ml 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include educational advertising, potential students, material to be published, correspondence with the North Carolina Teachers' Assembly, information for the annual Teachers'...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • 1930 Jan-Mar [Catherine Cox letters]

    • 1930
    • MS501 Catherine Cox Letters
    • This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly to her parents. They detail her experiences at Guilford College. Of note is mention of a crazy man living in the woods (he "sicced" his dog on Catherine and her friends...
    • General correspondence applications De-Dy 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include rumors in the higher education community, a meeting of the Southern Educational Conference's Executive Committee, changing courses of study, material to be published,...
    • [Elsie Seetoo on stretcher ramp, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in nurses uniform, climbs the fire escape stairs that serve as the stretcher ramp for a hospital with no elevator, May 1945.

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