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    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Key L. Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-06-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Key Barkley (1900-2001) was a professor in the department of psychology from 1931-1949. He also served as dean of men when men were admitted to The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina during the Great Depression and was responsible...
    • [Wesley Long Community Hospital golden key ring]

    • 1997
    • Cone 10004 Callie Mae Shepard Collection, 1926-1936
    • Gold metal key key. Reads ""Wesley Long Community Hospital"" on one side and ""80 Years of Serving the Community"" on the other.
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Abandoned cemeteries: A guide to their identification & care

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Cemeteries and gravesites dot the rural American landscape. As development efforts reach further into previously undeveloped or abandoned areas, the discovery of burial grounds--and questions regarding how to properly recognize and care for...
    • [President's office key]

    • 1900
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • Large metal key. Key No. 2 to the President's Office, written on a label along with key.
    • Oral history interview with Key L. Barkley, 1991 [full audio recording]

    • 1991-06-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Key Barkley (1900-2001) was a professor in the department of psychology from 1931-1949. He also served as dean of men when men were admitted to The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina during the Great Depression and was responsible...
    • The golden key : stories of deliverance [binding]

    • 1926
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) calico-texture cloth; gilt, orange, and grayish-blue key and wheat stalk design, gilt lettering, signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; gilt key motif repeated on spine; untrimmed.
    • 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...
    • History pasted on the wall

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Invented by the Chinese as early as 200 A.D., wallpaper has a storied history across numerous cultures and continents. Because it is susceptible to frequent changes as a result of stylistic trends and personal tastes, as well as damage 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,...
    • Innovative strategies: Preventing neighborhood displacement

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gentrification and urban revitalization efforts can result in negative impacts to existing communities and neighborhood identities, particularly African-American historic districts, if steps are not taken to ensure housing prices remain affordable...
    • Races keep their distance

    • 1987-12-13
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article by Tom Steadman appeared in the December 13, 1987, Greensboro News & Record, and reports on a poll on racial attitudes in the Greensboro area. Among the key findings were that 78% of blacks and 50% of whites believed that school...
    • The third of November

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This investigative report by the Institute for Southern Studies details the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. The report covers the events leading up...
    • Oral history interview with John F. Hatchett by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 28, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John F. Hatchett, Hatchett discusses the role Bennett College students and other individuals played in local civil rights activities. He explains the...
    • Oral history interview with Marion Jones by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Marion Jones, Jones describes the formation of the local CORE chapter in Greensboro, recalling the members of the chapter, and the chain of events...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Patterson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-07-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Pat Patterson, Patterson describes how the first sit-ins occurred, events that led up to the formation of the Greensboro CORE chapter, and the key players...
    • The Bastille [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 1 in medium red (C13) cloth; central panel with gilt key pattern and gilt lettered scroll, within two gilt dot-and-line borders; signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; spine lettered in gilt with gilt crown pattern; t.e.g., untrimmed.

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