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    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • 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,...
    • [Editorial from "The Tad"]

    • 1959
    • Tad
    • This editorial, written by the staff of the Guilford College Literary Society and published in their periodical, The Tad, in the Spring of 1959 questioned the policies of the College with respect to the issue of integration. These students offered...
    • The Quaker, 1952

    • 1952
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1952 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, pictures far fewer examples of diversity than some of the previous years. There is a junior photograph of Melba Rosa Gorgas of Cuba, notable for the political context of the time period. Also notable...
    • The Quaker, 1960

    • 1960
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1960 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, contains many examples of students in talent shows and other school events using race as entertainment. The most prominent of these is a white male student in black-face carrying a portrait of a white...
    • Nahikian Analyzes Press Coverage Of Student Boycott

    • 1969-05-09
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 9, 1969, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an analysis of press coverage related to the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27-April 2, 1967 and the...
    • [Scrapbook, June 1969 - August 1970]

    • 1969-1970
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • A scrapbook containing newspaper articles that cover events relating to the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, spanning the years 1969 to 1970. Examples of articles found within include "Wesley Long Hospital Passes for Medicare," "Nurses' Image Has...
    • [Scrapbook, June 1947 - June 1956]

    • 1947-1956
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • A scrapbook contemning newspaper articles that cover events relating to the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, spanning the years 1947 to 1956. Examples of articles found within include "Cone Hospital to Begin New Training Program," "Emergency Unit is...
    • [Scrapbook, June 1956 - April 1962]

    • 1956-1962
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • A scrapbook containing newspaper articles that cover events relating to the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital, spanning the years 1956 to 1962. Examples of articles found within include "Medical Technology Grows," "New Wonder Drug Superior to...
    • [Automatic Bed Co. float]

    • 1908
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • The Automatic Bed Co. float in the Greensboro centennial parade. Men ride on the float sitting on examples of an automatic beds. Greensboro Motor Car Co. stands in the background.
    • 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...
    • Airstream trailers: A blast from the past

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Seen today as an American icon, the Airstream trailer was developed in response to the Machine Deco and streamlining design movement of the 1920s, Americans' increased interest in traveling via automobile, and the ideas of businessman and...
    • Refueling gas stations for the future

    • 2015
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gas stations of years past dot the American landscape and are often victim to demolition because of their perceived irrelevance to adaptive reuse. However, many historic gas stations feature unique designs that have the potential to be transformed...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Speeches 1890s, n.d. [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1890-1999
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Speeches composed by Dr. Charles D. McIver from about 1890 to 1900. Many of the notes and speeches advocate for better education for women and children throughout the southern United States. Topics include Dr. McIver's views about universal...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • United States Navy [1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This poster depicts the uniforms of the men and women of the United States Navy in 1967. Examples include Midshipman, Brigade Chief Petty Officer; Commander; Chief Petty Officer, Boatswain's Mate; Lieutenant, Supply Corps; Lieutenant (j.g."...

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