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    • [Official photo of Katherine W. Toll]

    • Undated
    • WV0293 Katharine W. Toll Papers
    • Caption on rear of photo reads: Staff of the Office of the District Director, W-R, 3ND, from left to right: Lieutenant Commander Elizabeth B. Crandall; Lieutenant Verona James; and Elaine Werhman, Yeoman 1st Class.
    • [Official photo of Katherine W. Toll]

    • Undated
    • WV0293 Katharine W. Toll Papers
    • Caption on rear of photo reads: Interested in joining a class in Russian? This class is taught by Leba Kozakin, SK2c, of the 3ND Disbursing Office, who lived in Russia for nine years. The two words, by the way, spell ""Navy"" and ""book.""
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Essays [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1900-1930
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains a collection of essays written by Mary. Essay topics and titles include "This Alarm Over the Danger of Knowledge"(1927)""Know Thyself," home landscaping, the Central Carolina Fair, and Easter (1911). The notebook is titled...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • Letters to the editor of the Charlotte Observer [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1903-1904
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains essays sent by Mary to the editor of the Charlotte Observer. Topics include the importance of educating girls,"The Rich Young Ruler"(1903), women's preaching, and Booker T Washington (1903). Many of these essays were written in...
    • Phillips Avenue neighborhood plan

    • 1980-06
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Printed overview of the Phillips Avenue neighborhood conservation plan developed by Greensboro’s Department of Planning and Community Development. Includes photographs, maps, charts and descriptions of the neighborhood concept plans along with...

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