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  • Description: signs
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    • Future so bright: A history of neon signage

    • 2017
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Neon signage has fallen in and out of favor since its invention in the early 20th century. At first considered a necessary form of commercial advertising and later deemed tacky and obtrusive, today it is experiencing a resurgence as an artistic...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • David Gwynn signs application for marriage license

    • 2004-02-16
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • David Gwynn signs application for marriage license at the mass same-sex weddings at San Francisco City Hall. The unauthorized weddings over Valentine's Day weekend in 2004 led to a court challenge that was one of the precursors to marriage...
    • [Correspondence from Sir Henry Irving]

    • 1891-06-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Dictated note from Sir Henry Irving (1838-1905) to an unknown correspondent. Irving states that he has the greatest pleasure in complying with her request. He signs his own name. The letter is dated 3 June 1891 and is written on Lyceum Theatre...
    • [Correspondence from Dame Ellen Terry]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Dictated letter from Dame Ellen Terry (1847-1928) on official Lyceum Company Fifth American Tour stationery to a Dr. Wales. Terry signs her own name and indicates that she is at the Arlington Hotel. Cities on the tour listed on the stationery are...
    • Genevieve Crick Papers

    • 1944-1945
    • WV0306 Genevieve Crick Letters, 1944-1945
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • The Quaker, 1968

    • 1968
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, features candid shots of African American students in dorms, on organized and intramural sports teams, and as members of student organizations and clubs. Some of these students included Bo Whitaker...
    • Remembering sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This February 1, 1985 Greensboro News & Record editorial views the Woolworth sit-ins in retrospect and urges readers not to be "smug" when commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the sit-ins, as America still had not achieved a color-blind...
    • [Cone Hospital renovation photos, 1961 -- negatives]

    • 1961-1962
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Exterior photos of the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital between 1961 and 1962, including signs for the main entrance.
    • [Vick Chemical vehicles delivering product]

    • 1920
    • Mss. Coll. 55 Richardson-Vicks Collection
    • Milton Street near where the lower warehouse now is shows sales cars with folding ladders for tacking tree signs on barns and stores.
    • The plated city [binding]

    • 1895
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-brown (C62)calico-texture cloth circular design of open book, ribbon, wings and rays in silver, center silver circle titled in reserved brown, background pattern of dollar signs in black, black dot-and-line border; signed "MA", i.e....
    • The wonderful year [binding]

    • 1916
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark red (C16)calico-texture cloth circular wreath of gilt zodiac signs on gilt bordered blue backgrounds, each sign separated by blue florets, gilt lettering; gilt lettering and floret on spine
    • The moderns : a tale of New York [binding]

    • 1901
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark yellowish-brown (C78)calico-texture cloth man in tophat in front of iron fence in dark green, yellow, black and silver, silver lettering with row of alternating black dollar signs and fleur-de-lis above title, all within black thin and thick...
    • Three thousand dollars [binding]

    • 1910
    • Robbie Emily Dunn Collection of American Detective Fiction
    • Black (C267) vertical fine rib cloth; dollar signs all over, lettered, all in gilt and white; faded lettering on spine
    • [War Bond Rally and Parade]

    • 1942-05-13
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Crowds gather around a war bond booth in a department store during the war bond rally and parade. Signs on the booth advertise two minor actresses, Dorothy Shoemer and Jetsy Parker, who lending their fame towards the sale of war bonds that day.


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