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    • 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,...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Art work of Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1904
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Photographs with captions and minimal text. Primarily documents residential and institutional structures in Greensboro.
    • [Greensboro Board of Education minutes, 1906-1911]

    • 1906-1911
    • Mss. Coll. 31 Greensboro Board of Education Collection
    • Minutes of the Greensboro Board of Education spanning 1906-1911. This volume includes a wealth of details concerning the operation of the schools: the number of white and ""colored students"" and teachers, the salaries and overall budgets, the...
    • [Plan of the White Oak Mill Village]

    • 1919-03
    • Maps Collection (Greensboro History Museum)
    • Blueprint of a subdivision. Shows roads and structures. Dwellings and water system of the White Oak Mill Village.
    • Art work of Piedmont section of North Carolina

    • 1924
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Photographs with captions and minimal text. Primarily documents residential and institutional structures in the Piedmont area, including Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and surrounding towns.
    • Sketches of Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Includes business profiles illustrated with photographs of the buildings housing these businesses as well as owners and employees. Some photos of residential structures and cultural institutions.
    • Renovation investment opportunity

    • 1977
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Information for developers on two tracts of land in downtown Greensboro available for purchase and renovation. Tract A includes the O. Henry Hotel. Tract B includes Buick Motor Company and Greensboro Motor Company. Priority of bids would be given...
    • Substandard housing in Greensboro

    • 1969-08-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This study looks at the substandard housing in Greensboro. It specifically looks at the population characteristics of those residing in delapidated or deteriorating structures outside of urban renewal areas. The focus is on the length of time in a...
    • Deep Conversations about Conversation Pits

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Conversation pits are a unique architectural feature used in residential spaces and some commercial structures primarily in the 1960s and 1970s. Featuring a seating area recessed below the floor level, conversation pits were costly to install and,...
    • Pubs in the Piedmont Triad: Tavern history and the modern NC brewpub

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Taverns and pubs have been part of the American architectural landscape since the start of European settlement. Today, craft breweries are replicating the social atmosphere of those early ale houses, often adaptively reusing historic structures for...
    • [369th Station Hospital, Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • A servicewoman walks past two temporary structures, one serving as the Personnel Section for the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan, in fall 1944. The road that runs past the structure is muddy due to rainy season precipitation.
    • [American military camp in Iraq, 2003.]

    • 2003
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Rows of structures at an American military camp in Iraq, as seen from a radar hill in 2003. The large tent on the left is the Army and Air Force Exchange Services (AAFES) facility, the installation's store.
    • [Entrance to worksite in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Entrance to the 606th Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron work site in Iraq, 2003. The site contains equipment and structures covered in desert camouflage netting and an American flag next to a piece of Iraqi artillery.
    • [Makeshift porch in Iraq, circa 2003]

    • 2003-07-10
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • This porch area between Alaska Small Shelters was constructed by the USAF 606th Air Control Squadron [ACS] while stationed in Northern Iraq. On the porch can be seen a swinging love-seat, a couch, a dartboard, and a handmade desk. Camouflage...
    • [Air Force personnel arrive in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-09-07
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • U.S. Air Force personnel, all wearing three-color camouflage desert combat uniforms, take a break after arriving in Iraq in 2003. Several sit on duffel bags and other forms of luggage. In the background a generator, several structures, supplies,...

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