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    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • 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...
    • Letters to young ladies [binding]

    • 1856
    • Woman's Collection
    • Olive gray (C113)calico-texture cloth geometric shape lined with thick rule, floral design embossed around shape, all within blindstamped outer rule border; front cover repeated on back cover; floral design and lettering on spine in gilt
    • Henry Northcote [binding]

    • 1906
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Bound in dark purplish-blue fine vertical rib cloth over boards; diploma, laurel wreath and scale within central rounded shape, surrounded by leaf and floral design, lettered at head and foot, all within single rule border, stamped in yellow, light...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • [Burglar stand-up card]

    • Undated
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A stand up card cut in the shape of a cartoon burglar.
    • Hawthorn and lavender : with other verses [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate olive green (C125) cloth; overall pattern of gilt interlacing flower stems, with two stems forming butterfly shape, gilt lettering; signed "DD", i.e. Decorative Designers; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed. Designed by Henry...
    • Friendship [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) vertical rib cloth; gilt sundial, fruit basket, books, ivy and berries in oval shape, lettering in reserved blue on gilt backgrounds, all within blindstamped single rule border; motif repeated on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • A divorce [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13)calico-texture cloth art nouveau floral design in shape of hourglass in green, white and brown, over panel with gilt and reserved red background and black double rule border, black lettering; signed with monogram "JHB" spine lettered...
    • The bachelor's Christmas, and other stories [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) buckram; vine growing from vase in heart shape in gilt and matte gold, gilt lettering, all within gilt single rule border; signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; gilt lettering and envelope on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed.
    • The lilac lady [binding]

    • 1914
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Very deep red (14) vertical rib cloth; several squares scattered, ornamental loose heart shape border around title in black, lettered in black; motif continued on spine in black, lettered in black. In color illustration book jacket with four girls...
    • The little minister [binding]

    • 1892
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Very dark red (C17)calico-texture cloth patterned flowers in oval shape stretched across front cover, spine, and back cover in gilt; spine lettered and ruled in gilt in center within gilt rule oval border; t.e.g.
    • 'Way down East : a romance of New England life [binding]

    • 1900
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-green (C136) vertical rib cloth; woman carrying pail with cow, bard, fence, grass, hills, and trees in background in orange, black, and blue, within double rule black circular border, lettered at head and foot in orange and...
    • Christmas every day : and other stories told to children [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark green (C146)calico-texture cloth rod in center with ribbons and bells attached at top, lettered in center and at foot of rod, ribbon under lettering, all in silver and red; triangle shape with ribbons and decorations on spine in red and...
    • The kinship of souls : a narrative [binding]

    • 1899
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Mottled grayish-olive green (C127)calico-texture cloth rose design surrounding lettering, four shields in corner of rose design, upper two shields have heart shape designs, lower right shield has lamp with flame, lower right shield has open book,...


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