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    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Oral History Interview with Hobart Jarrett by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Hobart Jarrett primarily documents Jarrett's involvement in Greensboro business desegregation in the 1960s.

      Jarrett describes at length his background, education, and...
    • Oral History Interview with Mary Taft Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-07-11
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 11, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Mary Taft Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's opinions of desegregation and participation in interracial activities in Greensboro. Topics include her...
    • Oral History Interview with William Snider by William Chafe

    • 1976-11-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 9, 1976, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Snider primarily documents Snider's recollection of the 1960 and 1963 sit-ins and school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Warren Ashby by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an May 15, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Warren Ashby, Ashby discusses his involvement with progressive groups including the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), American Friends Service...
    • Progressive care unit

    • 1979-12
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Pamphlet on Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital progressive care unit.
    • [Helen Ashby]

    • 1960
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photographic portrait of Helen Ashby. Ashby was assistant director for the Institute for Child and Family Development at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (now The University of North Carolina at...
    • Oral history interview with McNeill Smith by Kevin Costello

    • 1987-01-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 3, 1987, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with McNeill Smith, Smith recalls the unique history and race relation of his hometown of Robeson County, NC, and details his work with the United World...
    • Greensboro College - Centennial [vertical file]

    • 1938
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This folder contains clippings, programs, and bulletins of the progressive development of Greensboro College. Clippings, programs, and bulletins discusses events sponsored by Greensboro College throughout 1937 and 1938. Includes honored alumni and...
    • [Southern Loan and Trust Co.]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Southern Loan and Trust Company, located at 110-112 East Market Street in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina"
    • [Greensboro Steam Laundry]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro Steam Laundry, located at 111-113 West Market Street in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina"
    • [City National Bank]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the City National Bank, located at 119 South Elm Street in Greensboro. This was later the site of the Banner Building, which opened in 1912 and was destoyed in the 1970s.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate...
    • [Hotel Huffine]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Hotel Huffine, located at 121 Buchanan Street (Now Smothers Place) in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina"
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...
    • [Greensboro National Bank]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro National Bank, located at 235 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The bank moved across Washington Street into what is now known as the Guilford Building in 1927.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate...
    • [Chisolm, Stroud, Crawford, & Rees]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Chisolm, Stroud, Crawford, & Rees men's clothing store, located at 300 South Elm Street in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Progressive Greensboro: The Gate City of North Carolina"

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