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    • [Alumni House with luminaries]

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    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Alumni House at night with luminaries lining the walkway. People are standing in the light of the doorway of the Alumnae building.
    • [Alumnae House Byrd Parlor]

    • Undated
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The Byrd Parlor in the Alumni House. The photograph shows a set table with a portrait of Clara Booth Byrd, former director of the Alumnae House, hanging on the wall.
    • Art

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    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • Items consist of four illustrations. The first is a portrait of a female and is accompanied by a poem entitled ""I Am A Woman."" The second is a drawing of a hand, captioned with ""NBS... Reaching Out..."" The third an illustration of an embracing...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, 2018

    • 2018-08-13
    • UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll was born September 9, 1951 on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She attended UNC Chapel Hill and NC State University, where she received her BFA in Studio Art and her Master of Architecture degrees respectively. Professor...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • [Flyer about Edward Loewenstein]

    • 2013
    • CC017 Jenkins Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Flier promoting a synposium on the architecture of Edward Loewenstein, based on the reseach of Professor Patrick Lee Lucas at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, held in Greensboro in 2013. Willie Edward Jenkins worked at...
    • Saving an American dream: Historic manufactured housing

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Manufactured homes are unique to the American physical and architectural landscape, as they are uncommon and often banned for use as permanent housing outside the United States. This brief examines the history of American manufactured housing,...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • 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,...
    • [Alumni House]

    • 2003
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photgraph of the Alumni House, circa 2003, taken at sunrise.
    • [Alumni House in spring]

    • 2003
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Alumni House with blooming trees in foreground, circa 2003. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by Penrose V. Stout and modeled after Homewood in Baltimore, Maryland....
    • [Construction of the Elliott University Terrace]

    • 2003
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Construction of the Elliott University Center Terrace seen from Elliott University Center, looking east toward Alumni House with Taylor Garden visible. The Alumni building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Alumni House]

    • 2002-02-11
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Wide angle (fish eye) photograph of the Alumni House on February 11, 2002. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by Penrose V. Stout and modeled after Homewood in...

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