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    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The line ending of a fish, elongated or shortened as the space required, and the grinning expression of the fish emblem have in some book circles given these German Psalters the nickname "Laughing Carp" Psalters. The fish, as is well known, was one...
    • Southern Railway Station

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Southern Railway station, located at Elm Street at Buchanan Street (now Smothers Place) in Greensboro. The station relocated to Washington and Forbis (now Church) Streets in 1927, although the original depot still stands and...
    • Southern Depot

    • 1904-1905
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Southern Railway station, located at Elm Street at Buchanan Street (now Smothers Place) in Greensboro. The station relocated to Washington and Forbis (now Church) Streets in 1927, although the original depot still stands and...
    • Vanstory Clothing Co.

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Vanstory Clothing Co., located at 236-238 South Elm Street in Greensboro. Vanstory's would later occupy space in the Jefferson Building, Greensboro's tallext building for most of the 1920s through 1960s.
    • An ideal location for office complexes, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1969
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report presents the reasons for businesses to purchase office space in Greensboro. The report details available municipal services, the availability of educated workers, general salary information, rental rates, other data in order to entice...
    • Planning note [Number 55, October 1967]

    • 1967-10
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • “The Search For Space” by Robert F. Casey, administrative assistant to the city manager, which discuss the increased use for space within the city and the future needs for land use.
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • [Postcard of Robert Taber]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Black and white photographic postcard of Robert Taber (1865-1904). Photo is attributed to Lizzie Caswell Smith and is a stock London Rotory Photo. The postcard has a divided back and has the instructions 'For Inland Postage Only This Space May Now...
    • The plan for downtown Greensboro

    • 1964
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Published book which describes the history of downtown Greensboro and presents many details for of its progress and potential for success in the future. The Charts, photos and passages describe office space use, retail, transportations and...

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