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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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Commercial History of the State of North Carolina

    • 1908
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Commercial history of North Carolina cities including Asheville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, High Point, Thomasville, Statesville, Salisbury, and Raleigh, with smaller sections on other cities and towns. Features business histories,...
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • [Red Cross Mission team in Serbia, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Members of a Red Cross Medical Mission Team pose outside of a building in Serbia. Pictured (from left to right) are: George "The Dalmation" [illegible]; Stojan, a Serbian;"Irish Stew," a.k.a Miss Lloyd; Lapham's chief, Dr. [Gressice?]; s Serbian...
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...

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