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    • 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 Greensboro patriot [December 6, 1899]

    • 1899-12-06
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The December 6, 1899, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • 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 Greensboro patriot [November 30, 1898]

    • 1898-11-30
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The November 30, 1898, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Willam Felt, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-22
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William Felt (1904-1993) was a professor of romance languages at UNCG (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), formerly the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, from 1947-72. He discusses the faculty, curriculum and...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • 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...
    • Ever Greene [December 1995]

    • 1995-12
    • CC052 Junior League of Greensboro Collection
    • Newsletter of the Junior League of Greensboro, North Carolina.
    • The Greensboro patriot [January 2, 1901]

    • 1901-01-02
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The January 2, 1901, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • The Carolinian [April 10, 2013]

    • 2013-04-10
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 10, 2013, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • North Carolina community progress, May 20, 1922

    • 1922-05-20
    • North Carolina Community Progress
    • The May 20, 1922, issue of North Carolina Community Progress, a publication of the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...
    • 2004-02-13 Sokol Davis [recital program]

    • 2004
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2004 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.

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