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    • 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...
    • [Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Front view of Alumnae House from the northeast, taken between 1937 and 1947. Hand tinted. 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...
    • [Alumnae office in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Clara B. Byrd, Alumnae Secretary, is seated at her desk in the Alumnae House. The walls behind her are made of NC knotty white pine, and a picture of the building's exterior hangs on the wall. Photo taken between 1937 and 1947, hand tinted. This...
    • [Alumnae House plaque]

    • 1939
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Photo of the plaque recognizing the Alumnae House Building Committee, taken on 1 Sept 1939. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by Penrose V. Stout and...
    • [Alumnae House reception hall entrance]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Doorway inside the Reception Hall of Alumnae House, sometime between 1937 and 1947. Doorway pediment includes a pineapple, symbolizing hospitality, with an egg-and-dart pattern in the Ionic column capitals. Hand tinted. Photo taken between...
    • [Alumnae House library]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Interior of the library in the Alumnae House, featuring its furnishings. Photo taken between 1937 and 1947; hand tinted. For non-tinted version, see UA104.2.013. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Alumnae House sitting room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Photo of a small sitting room adjacent to bedrooms in the downstairs of the Alumnae House, featuring a floral pattern couch, silver tea set, and polka dot patterned wallpaper. Taken between 1937 and 1947; hand tinted. This building opened in 1937...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Pecky Cypress Room in the Alumnae House, as seen in 1940, with table for eight, sofa, chair, and fireplace. Hand tinted; for non-colored version, see UA104.2.010. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Architectural Drawing of Alumnae House]

    • 1937
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Architects' rendering of the Alumnae House in 1937. The architect was Penrose V. Stout. The drawing was Hand tinted. For non-tinted version see UA104.2.001. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of the Pecky Cypress ("The Wood Eternal") Room inside the Alumnae House, featuring a table for eight, stairs leading to first floor, and a fireplace. Handmade tray on the mantel was a gift of Adelaide Von Noppen Howard[?], class of 1919. Hand...
    • [East bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of downstairs bedroom on the east side of the Alumnae House, considered to be the most "feminine," circa 1942. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was designed by...
    • [West Bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of downstairs bedroom on west end of Alumnae House, "considered more suitably furnished for male guests," circa 1942. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent example of neo-Georgian architecture. It was...
    • [Upstairs bedroom in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • View of upstairs bedroom in the Alumnae House, with light blue walls and twin beds, circa 1942. The room was furnished for use in the winter, since it was considered too hot for summer use. Hand tinted, taken between 1937 and 1947. This building...
    • [Alumnae House Pecky Cypress Room]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Pecky Cypress Room on the ground floor of the Alumnae House, pictured between 1937 and 1947. On the left is a row of closets designated for classes to leave banners, records, and other belongings in when they graduated. Hand tinted. This building...
    • [Pine Needles office in Alumnae House]

    • 1942
    • MSS020 Clara Booth Byrd Papers
    • Office of Pine Needles, the college yearbook, located on ground floor of the Alumnae House. Three student editors are at work in this photo, taken between 1937 and 1947. Hand tinted. This building opened in 1937 and is considered an excellent...

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