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  • Description: homes
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    • Saving an American dream: Historic manufactured housing

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Manufactured homes are unique to the American physical and architectural landscape, as they are uncommon and often banned for use as permanent housing outside the United States. This brief examines the history of American manufactured housing,...
    • 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,...
    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Hilda Burton Fountain, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-09-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Hilda Burton Fountain (1908-2012) graduated in 1929 from the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She worked as a substitute teacher, social worker, and for the North Carolina Welfare Department. ...
    • Souvenir of groundbreaking cermemonies for St. James Homes

    • 1970-01-04
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Souvenir program for the opening of the St. James Homes which once stood at the intersection of South Eugene & Whitting Streets in Greensboro. Included within the pages are congratulatory advertisements from several local businesses and supporting...
    • 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...
    • DELETE

    • 1965
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report details the results of neighborhood organization and development activities in four areas of Greensboro. These areas were Warnersville, a transitional area, Ray Warren Homes and Morningside Homes. These were low-income areas where the...
    • Toys for kiddies

    • Undated
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This poster was produced for the American Red Cross Arts and Skills Corps, and features injured servicemen creating presents for children in homes and orphanages. Text reads:"Toys for Kiddies, in homes and orphanages at Christmas time, are made by...
    • Communists Vow To Hold Sunday March

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Mae Israel reports that Communist Workers Party (CWP) were planning a funeral march in honor of the five CWP members killed at an anti-Klan rally on November 3, 1979....
    • Residents Pleading Keep Radicals out

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Dwight F. Cunningham of the Greensboro Daily News reports on pleas within Greensboro's public housing communities that future demonstrations such as the November 3, 1979 anti-Klan rally where five members of the...
    • Anger, Shock, Hopelessness, Fear Expressed; Some Distrust Justice

    • 1980-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 19, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article reports on the community reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro,...
    • Oral History Interview with Eula Hudgens by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Eula Hudgens primarily documents Ms. Hudgens' involvement in desegregation of Greensboro schools and businesses during the 1960s and 1970s. Hudgens discusses race...
    • Carter orders Klan probe

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 6, 1979, article by Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record reports that President Jimmy Carter had ordered a federal investigation into rising Ku Klux Klan (KKK) activity in light of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) murders at a...
    • [Guilford County fire insurance survey, 1937]

    • 1937
    • Rare Book Coll. 2001.51.1
    • 87 pp., blueprints, photographs, data. This book was compiled in January 1937, under the supervision of the Guilford County Insurance Commission by the Greensboro Insurance Exchange, High Point Insurance Exchange, and Gibsonville Development...
    • [Mill village]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Rows of two-story houses in a mill village. The larger homes were meant for supervisors and their families.
    • Mary M. Hobbs -- Miscellaneous Writings [subject file]

    • Undated
    • File Collection (Friends Historical Collection)
    • In this folder there is a clipping that mentions Mary M. Hobbs. There are articles written by Mary Hobbs in the newpaper titled "Old Jamestown". The articles are "This Alarm Over the Danger Of Knowledge" and "The Improvement of Country Homes". ...
    • Shopper attitudes and trade areas for discount stores in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1970-04
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This report presents the findings from a survey of area residents regarding their geospatial shopping habits. The report discusses the trend of shoppers moving away from the downtown business district due to transportation issues and greater...

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