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    • [Article about Enola C. Mixon]

    • 1997-04
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The Triad Edition of "Today's American Woman" (vol. 3) for 1997 includes a lengthly article, and photograph, about Enola Mixon.
    • 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 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...
    • Airstream trailers: A blast from the past

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Seen today as an American icon, the Airstream trailer was developed in response to the Machine Deco and streamlining design movement of the 1920s, Americans' increased interest in traveling via automobile, and the ideas of businessman and...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Future so bright: A history of neon signage

    • 2017
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Neon signage has fallen in and out of favor since its invention in the early 20th century. At first considered a necessary form of commercial advertising and later deemed tacky and obtrusive, today it is experiencing a resurgence as an artistic...
    • Pubs in the Piedmont Triad: Tavern history and the modern NC brewpub

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Taverns and pubs have been part of the American architectural landscape since the start of European settlement. Today, craft breweries are replicating the social atmosphere of those early ale houses, often adaptively reusing historic structures for...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This translation of the Bible was made by Jerome at the request of Pope Damasus. It was begun in the year 382 A.D. and finished 16 years later. For his great scholarship more than for his eminent sanctity, Jerome was later made a saint. This...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • These miniature or portable manuscript copies of the Jerome version of the Bible were nearly all written by the young wandering friars of the newly founded order of Dominicans. With almost superhuman skill and patience, and without the aid of...
    • [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...
    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • South's Blacks' 1st Battle Was Here

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This brief article, published February 7, 1970, discusses the February 1, 1960 sit-in at the Greensboro Woolworth store, orchestrated by North Carolina A&T State University students David Richmond, Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and Ezell Blair...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-06-01
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals announces a change of plans: he will leave on the 12th for Buenos Aires instead of St. Paul, and on returning from Argentina will stop in Brazil for a few days. "Today is the 3rd concert. The 4th is the 4th, and on the10th we give a...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Munich]

    • 1914-03-03
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is feeling better, in spite of a backache. He doesn't like the cold winter weather. He will arrive in Paris the next day at noon. He will visit many old friends there, including the Countess de Morphy, Faure, Cortot, Thibaud and Salmon....
    • Oral history interview with Mtume Imani, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mtume Imani (1941 - ) graduated in 1962 with a degree in music education from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she taught school for a few years and then...
    • Oral history interview with Mtume Imani, 2012 [full audio recording]

    • 2012-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mtume Imani (1941 - ) graduated in 1962 with a degree in music education from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduation, she taught school for a few years and then...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Kathleen Williams, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-10-20
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Williams was born in Washington, D.C. on June 24, 1952. She graduated from Wheaton high school in 1970, and from UNCG in 1974 and joined the UNCG faculty in 1988. She is currently a professor and associate dean of undergraduate programs in the...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Jay Poole, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-12-07
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Jay Poole was awarded his Associates degree in Arts, Liberal Studies, from Davidson County Community College in 1982, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1984, his Masters of Social Work in...

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