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  • Description: Mansion
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    • The evolving American home: Reflecting society's expectation of women

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • As women's domestic roles changed from silent partner in the late 1700s to the center of home and family in the 1950s and 1960s, the floorplan for the American family house changed also. Using the historic Blandwood Mansion located in Greensboro,...
    • The little brown jug at Kildare [binding]

    • 1908
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) diagonal fine rib cloth; mansion and trees in white, green and orange; orange lettering; signed with Earl Stetson Crawford's monogram; motif repeated on spine.
    • Francezka [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate green (C145) vertical rib cloth; olive green, white and gilt panel of mansion and trees, gilt lettering within scrolls, signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; gilt heraldic ornaments and lettering on spine.
    • Francezka [binding]

    • 1902
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Pale greenish yellow (C145)calico-texture cloth dark green, rose, and dark brown panel of mansion and trees, black lettering within scrolls, signed "MA", i.e. Margaret Armstrong; black heraldic ornaments and lettering on spine.
    • [Exterior shot of Keeley Institute]

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Public Library Collection
    • A exterior view of the Keeley Institute (also known as the Morehead Mansion, and later Blandwood).
    • [Parents and newborn]

    • 1948-03-05
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 5, 1948. Emily Harris Preyer and her husband, L. Richardson (Rich) Preyer, pose with their newborn son Richardson Preyer Jr. at Sternberger Hospital. The hospital was located in the old Emanuel Sternberger Mansion on Summit Avenue until it...
    • [Nurse and newborn]

    • 1948-03-05
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 5, 1948. Nurse and newborn at Sternberger Hospital for Women and Children. The hospital was located in the old Emanuel Sternberger Mansion on Summit Avenue until it closed in 1953.
    • [Keeley Institute bed scene]

    • 1950-11-16
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • November 16, 1950. 5 p.m. Photos of a patient in bed at the Keeley Institute. A nurse stands on one side of the bed, and a doctor is seated on the other taking the patient's pulse. The Keeley Institute was a national medical operation that...
    • [Keeley Institute bed scene]

    • 1951-11-17
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • November 16, 1950. 5 p.m. Photos of a patient in bed at the Keeley Institute. A nurse stands on one side of the bed, and a doctor is seated on the other taking the patient's pulse. The Keeley Institute was a national medical operation that...
    • [Man in front of Keeley Institute sign]

    • 1951-03-01
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's exterior,...
    • [Man and squirrel]

    • 1952-03-02
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • March 1, 1951. 2 negs. 4:30 p.m. Keeley Institute was founded in about 1900 when it bought Blandwood Mansion from the Morhead family, whose patriarch, former Gov. John Motley Morehead, died in 1866. Keeley made some changes to the mansion's...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Horne Leath, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lucy Horne Leath (1926- ) was a home economics major and member of the Class of 1947 at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Leath talks about her background, campus life during...
    • Oral history interview with Katherine Stern, 2008

    • 2008-02-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Katherine Stern was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. She attended the Woman’s College at Duke University, and returned to Wilmington after graduation to work for The Wilmington Post. Stern discusses her marriage and move to...
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image of the back of Cone mansion provides a view of the lawn and garden landscape.
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image of the Cone mansion taken further up the drive provides a closer view of the house.
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image of the Cone mansion taken from the back lawn shows the trees and shrubbery in bloom.
    • [Cone mansion property]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A view of the drive and landscape on the Cone mansion property.
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A view of the Cone mansion from the rear showing some of the garden landscape.

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