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    • [Personal note from Joseph Jefferson and Program for "Rip Van Winkle"]

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    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Short note signed by Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905). It is attached to a piece of cardboard and accompanied by a clipping of the cast list from a program of 'Rip Van Winkle' starring Joseph Jefferson. There is a synopsis of acts listed underneath the...
    • [Book Plate, Charlotte Cushman, "Romeo & Juliet"]

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    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Book Plate of Charlotte and Susan Cushman playing Romeo and Juliet. The plate was copyrighted in 1858 by Johnson, Fry, and Co. and probably published in their book, 'The Complete Works,' by William Shakespeare.
    • Oral History interview with LaDansa Hailey Ussery, 2015

    • 8/11/2015
    • WV0593 LaDansa Hailey Ussery Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of LaDansa Hailey Ussery and her service with the United States Army.

      Ussery recalls the sexual harassment she experienced during Advanced Individual Training, the gender discrimination and negativity she endured...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • 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,...
    • Abandoned cemeteries: A guide to their identification & care

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Cemeteries and gravesites dot the rural American landscape. As development efforts reach further into previously undeveloped or abandoned areas, the discovery of burial grounds--and questions regarding how to properly recognize and care for...
    • 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,...
    • Oral History interview with Louise Quadri Doak

    • 2017-06-19
    • WV0634 Louise Quadri Doak Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Louise Quadri Doak and her service with the United States Navy.

      Doak recalls her decision to join the United States Navy to gain independence and see the world. She describes the experience of being the sole...
    • 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...
    • Oral History interview with Jeri I. Graham

    • 2016-11-12
    • WV0628 Jeri I. Graham Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeri I. Graham and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Graham recalls the educational ambitions she felt from an early age, her aspiration to become an expert in Obstetrics and Gynecological...
    • Oral History interview with Kate I. Germano

    • 2016-11-11
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano
    • Primarily documents the life of Kate I. Germano and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Germano recalls feeling devastated when she was not accepted to the United States Naval Academy, but how this rejection only increased her...
    • Oral History interview with Paula G. Flores

    • 2016-09-26
    • WV0625 Paula G. Flores Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Paula Benway Flores, and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Flores recalls the physical and mental exertion of basic training, and having to learn to count on her fellow airmen for support during...
    • Oral History interview with Caroline Cleveland

    • 2016-09-25
    • WV0624 Caroline Cleveland Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Caroline Cleveland and her service with the United States Army.

      Cleveland recalls her time as one of the first members of the military's female Cultural Support Teams, and her belief that more women...
    • Oral History Interview with Cindy Kempkes

    • 2016-08-18
    • WV0623 Cindy Kempkes Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Cindy L. Kempkes and her service with the United States Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard.

      Kempkes recalls her satisfaction upon receiving the same training in basic training as the male soldiers,...
    • Oral History Interview with Cherise Miller-March

    • 2016-08-08
    • WV0622 Cherise Miller-March Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Cherise Miller-March and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Miller-March recalls her perceptions during basic training and technical school that the female airmen had to work much harder than the...

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