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    • [Photograph album]

    • 1939-1940
    • CC003 Andrew Johnson Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This album, containing primarily black and white images, is mostly undated but most seem to date from Andrew Johnson's years at Dudley High School in Greensboro. There are also some much later color photographs at the end, including some of Johnson...
    • [Memories of Brightwood Elementary School]

    • 1961-1962
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This school yearbooklet from Brightwood Elementary School in Greensboro includes photos of school life during the year, with images of the principal (Stanley J. Protas), faculty and staff. Sections for each class give the teacher's last name, 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...
    • 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...
    • [DAR scrapbook, 1945-46]

    • 1945-1946
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • Scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, including notices of wartime enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times,...
    • Little Lord Fauntleroy [binding]

    • 1886
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Grayish-blue (C186) smooth calico-texture cloth; vignette of boy and dog, lettered banner with leaf designs at end, lettering below, seated boy writing, crowns and lions all over, all in black, red and gilt; motif repeated on spine in gilt, black...
    • The juvenile keepsake : a gift book for young people

    • 1868
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 144 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm. Date of publication based on publisher's advertisements; Cf. Publishers' Uniform Trade List Directory, 1868, p. 6. Copyright held by Phillips, Sampson, and Company. Publisher's...
    • Little Clara

    • 1862
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • xii, [2], 13-170, 6 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm. Copyright held by W.J. & J.K Simon. ""Stereotyped by S. Douglas Wyeth. No. 7 Pear St., Philadelphia.""--Title page verso. Publisher's advertisements on 6 p. at end. ""Stereotyped by S. Douglas...
    • The strange planet, and other allegories.

    • 1856-1858
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 117 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm. ""Sunday-School Union"" precedes street address in imprint. Date of publication from the American Antiquarian Society website, 19th century American children's book trade directory. Publisher's advertisements...
    • Hymnal (Hymnaruim). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1300
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • At important festival services such as Christmas and Easter these small hymnals were generally used by the laymen as they walked in procession to the various altars. Much of the material incorporated in the hymnals was based on folk melodies....
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In the second half of the 15th century, the devout and wealthy laymen had a wide selection of Books of Hours from which to choose, both manuscript volumes and printed texts. These were often sold, in large cities, in book stalls erected directly in...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • In general, the Books of Hours produced for the devout layman in the Netherlands at the end of the 15th century were written in Dutch. This particular example, however, is in Latin. The heavy, angular, and closely spaced vertical strokes, with very...
    • Dorothy Brooke across the sea [binding]

    • 1913
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Light grayish-olive (109) vertical rib cloth; woman at ship?s rail looking out to sea in green, pale orange and blue within green semicircular rope frame with block and cleat at either end, with three seagulls above and lettering below in green;...
    • Mother Goose's tales, or, Histories of past times : with morals to each tale

    • 1790-1799
    • Lois Lenski Collection of Early American Children's Literature
    • [160] p. : ill. ; 11 cm. Signatures: [A] , B-K ; p. 148 misnumbered "248". The "morals" are in verse. Each tale preceded by woodcut; most tales followed by design made from type ornaments; woodcuts possibly modelled after those in first edition...

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