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    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin D. Parker, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Franklin D. Parker (1918-1995) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1951 (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) as assistant professor of history and retired as a full professor in 1983. He received the...
    • 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 [March 7, 1952]

    • 1952-03-07
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 7, 1952, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [January 31, 1985]

    • 1985-01-31
    • The Carolinian
    • The January 31, 1985, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • 2011-03-21 Nono [recital program]

    • 2011
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2011 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • The Carolinian [February 24, 2003]

    • 2003-02-24
    • The Carolinian
    • The February 24, 2003, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Black Studies? Where?

    • 1969-03-14
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March 14, 1969 editorial in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, questions the value of creating a Black Studies programs at American colleges and universities, an issue that Guilford College was facing at the time.
    • The Carolinian [March 20, 1930]

    • 1930-03-20
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 20, 1930, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [November 16, 1951]

    • 1951-11-16
    • The Carolinian
    • The November 16, 1951, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [March 19, 1971]

    • 1971-03-19
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 19, 1971, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [September 6, 1973]

    • 1973-09-06
    • The Carolinian
    • The September 6, 1973, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [March 28, 1974]

    • 1974-03-28
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 28, 1974, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [April 8, 1974]

    • 1974-04-08
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 8, 1974, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [February 10, 1976]

    • 1976-02-10
    • The Carolinian
    • The February 10, 1976, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [December 3, 1974]

    • 1974-12-03
    • The Carolinian
    • The December 3, 1974, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [April 16, 1981]

    • 1981-04-16
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 16, 1981, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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