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    • History pasted on the wall

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Invented by the Chinese as early as 200 A.D., wallpaper has a storied history across numerous cultures and continents. Because it is susceptible to frequent changes as a result of stylistic trends and personal tastes, as well as damage and...
    • A privy history: How the modern bathroom was born

    • 2010
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Not until the end of the nineteenth century did the bathroom as we know it--a separate room with toilet, tub, and sink--begin to appear as a fixture in American houses. Influences from culture, technology, and health science impacted changes made...
    • The Carolinian [September 26, 1978]

    • 1978-09-26
    • The Carolinian
    • The September 26, 1978, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Fisher Parker [Fall 1987]

    • 1987
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • The Carolinian [April 18, 1985]

    • 1985-04-18
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 18, 1985, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [November 21, 1985]

    • 1985-11-21
    • The Carolinian
    • The November 21, 1985, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • The ORD news [August 25, 1944]

    • 1944-08-25
    • The ORD News
    • The August 25, 1944, issue of The ORD News, published by the United States Army Basic Traing Center 10/Overseas Replacement Depot in Greensboro, North Carolina.
    • 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,...

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