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    • 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...
    • 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 Charlesanna L. Fox, 1999

    • 1999-03-05
    • WV0049 Charlesanna L. Fox Papers, 1942-1947, 1999, 2008
    • Charlesanna Fox primarily discusses her time at the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW) in the late 1920s and her work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the Navy Library Service from 1942 until 1947.

      Fox...
    • Oral history interview with Betty and Jake Hill by William Link

    • 1988-11-07
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 7, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Betty and Jake Hill, the Hills describe discrepancies between all-white and all-black schools, including allocation of funds, materials, and equipment....
    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Roger F. Davis, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Roger F. Davis (1932- ) came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) as a purchasing agent in 1964 and retired in 1991 as director of purchases and stores. Davis discusses his responsibilities, such as purchasing land and...
    • [Elizabeth McLaughlin Smith scrapbook, 1927-1931]

    • 1927-1931
    • MSS322 Elizabeth McLaughlin Smith Scrapbook, 1927 - 1931
    • This scrapbook, created by Elizabeth McLaughlin Smith between 1927 and 1931, documents Smith’s experience as a student at the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). The scrapbook contains ephemera...
    • Materials related to Greensboro antidiscrimination ordinance

    • 1988-1992
    • MSS393 Marnie Thompson Papers, 1984-1999
    • Package of materials sent by Marnie Thompson to Matthew A. Coles, Staff Counsel of the American Civil Liberties Union, regarding the Greensboro antidiscrimination ordinance. These materials may have been for use in the writing of Coles' 1996 book...
    • Executive wanted [1957]

    • 1957-02-20
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to find executive jobs by becoming officers in the Women's Army Corps. Describes direct commissions; officer duties; ten primary career fields; benefits and pay; opportunities for overseas...
    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • Your executive career in the army [1956]

    • 1956-02-29
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages college women to become officers in the Women's Army Corps. Describes direct commissions; officer duties; officer career fields; and training and processing.
    • Your bright tomorrow [1956]

    • 1956-12-11
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochures encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps as a dietitian, physical therapist, or occupational therapist. Chiefly provides information about benefits and qualifications for each of...
    • Accent on you [1957]

    • 1957-02-18
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Yellow-and-black illustrated recruiting brochure for the Army Nurse Corps describes the army's philosophy of nursing care; benefits; career options; orientation programs; clinical specialties; medical courses; civilian university programs,...
    • U.S. Navy career woman [1950]

    • 1950-10-16
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Navy provides an overview of job assignments; training; benefits; social life and well-being; and enlistment requirements. Also includes illustrations of ratings for which women are eligible.
    • An outstanding date...the day you join the Navy Nurse Corps [1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A 4- page, bi-fold 1950 recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps which emphasizes the benefits of a "planned" career in naval nursing, including opportunities for post-graduate studies, training in a medical specialization, a structured pay...
    • Share a proud tradition [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Marine Corps. Identifies opportunities for education and self-improvement and describes uniforms; recreational opportunities; living quarters; benefits; and requirements for service. Front and...
    • Adventure in living [1953]

    • 1953-02-28
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Fold-out pamphlet advertises life as a Woman Marine. Highlights opportunities for travel; adventure; educational opportunities; chic Woman Marine uniforms; and being part of Marine Corps traditions. Briefly describes requirements.
    • The woman officer [1955]

    • 1955-02-28
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages female college students to become for officers in the United States Marine Corps. Topics include Marine officer training programs; uniforms; recreation; available fields; and basic requirements.
    • A great field for a woman [1975]

    • 1975
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 15-page color recruiting brochure for the Air National Guard, printed in 1975. Primarily focuses on the ability to learn career skills by joining the ANG, and includes a list of career options and annual salaries by rank. 16 pages.
    • Look to your future [1965]

    • 1965
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 12-page full-color illustrated recruiting brochure for the U.S. Air Force Medical Specialist Corps, published in 1965. Brochure specified opportunities for dietitians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.

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