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    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • [Vick advertisement poster]

    • 1911
    • Mss. Coll. 55 Richardson-Vicks Collection
    • An early poster advertisement. Reverse reads, ""This sign was taken down in 1926--after remaining up 15 years.""
    • Fighting chance [binding]

    • 1906
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) calico-texture cloth; four blindstamped panels; upper panel has lettering within leaf border with pale yellow background in black and pale yellow, lower three panels blank with author's name stretched across, lettering in reserve...
    • [Scrap Metal Collection]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Two men burn the inside of two automobiles in order to leave the remaining metal for scrap collection.
    • [Price School scrapbook, 1922-1984]

    • 1922-1984
    • Mss. Coll. 142 A.H. Peeler Papers
    • This scrapbook documents the history of the J.C. Price Elementary School in the Warnersville community of Greensboro, North Carolina. The school opened in 1922 as am educational facility for African American children during segregation. Abraham...
    • The effects of bad housing on Greensboro's citizens

    • 1959-04
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report provides statisitical data on blighted areas in Greensboro in relation to major crimes, infant mortality, tuberculosis, venereal disease, and fires. It breaks down eleven identified areas into 5 groups: Cumberland, East Market-Bennett,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • [Program for Hollis St. Theatre, Boston, "Twelfth Night"]

    • 1892-02-13
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for the Saturday, February 13, 1892 matinee performance of "Twelfth Night" starring Julia Marlowe (1865-1950) and Robert Taber (1865-1904) at Hollis St. Theatre in Boston. The program is sixteen pages long and contains advertisements for...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Marie-Theresiapolis (Subotica)]

    • 1914-02-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has received Metcalfe's letters of the 6th and the 10th. Despite his efforts to remain calm, he feels unable to continue in his state of anxiety, though he realizes that it is selfish and weak of him to confide this to her. Still, she has...
    • Oral history interview with Gaye H. Fripp, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-29
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Gayle H. Fripp (1941- ) obtained her undergraduate degree in 1963, the last class of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. She received her graduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1969. Fripp...
    • Telegrams 1899 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1899
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Telegrams written to Dr. Charles McIver and students of the college. Topics include requests for status updates on particular students and their health, notifications of received letters and other types of communication, the closing of the college,...
    • General correspondence applications Po-Q 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include remaining classwork to be done, potential students, course recommendations, permission to take certain courses, a misunderstanding over whether a student was specifying a...
    • [Army nurses at Sioux Falls, 1942]

    • 1942-11
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • Helen Weant (second from right) and three fellow ANC nurses pose outside a building at Sioux Falls Army Base in November 1942. Weant and the nurse on the far left wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dresses, the nurse on the far right wears...
    • Oral history interview with Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick, 2001

    • 2001-05-12
    • WV0213 Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick Papers
    • Primarily documents Kirkpatrick's work in naval intelligence as both a civilian and an officer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Kirkpatrick...
    • Oral history interview with Amie Modigh, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0480 Amie Modigh Oral History
    • Primarily documents Modigh's childhood in Sweden, 29-year career with the Army Nurse Corps as a reservist, and her civilian career in nursing, nurse education and administration.

      Modigh recounts her childhood in Sweden as the daughter of an...
    • [Official United States Army Signal Corps photograph, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1942-1945
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • African American WAAC or WAC officers, a Red Cross worker, and one enlisted man pose in front of a U.S. flag. Irma Wertz is standing, first from left. The seated WAACs wear Captain pins, and the remaining WAACs are all either First or Second...

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