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    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • The Carolinian [1917]

    • 1917
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1917 yearbook commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the college. It includes a short history of the college and how it developed, a list of entrance requirements, some poetry, discussion of the O'Henry Loving Cup, and """"A little...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • Oral history interview with Vicki McCready, 2018 [full audio recording]

    • 2018-02-26
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mrs. Vicki McCready was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1943. She attended The University of Alabama for her Bachelor’s degree, and Case Western Reserve University for her Master’s degree. She has served with numerous associations including the...
    • Oral history interview with Ruby Morgan Sheridan, 1999

    • 1999-05-08
    • WV0075 Ruby Morgan Sheridan Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruby Morgan Sheridan's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro), her experiences in the Army Special Services during World War II, and her career in...
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Stuart Schleien, 2017 [full audio recording]

    • 2017-03-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Stuart Schleien was born in 1956 in New York City, New York. He attended Binghamton University for his Bachelor's, the University of Georgia for his Master's, and has a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. Dr. Schleien is currently a...
    • Lectionary (Lectionarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1150
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Lectionary contains selected readings from the Epistles and Gospels as well as the Acts of the Saints and the Lives of the Martyrs. These were read by the sub-deacon from a side pulpit. This practice necessitated that they be written in a...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1475
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Vulgate Bible, a translation credited to St. Jerome, was adopted by the Catholic Church as the authorized version. This leaf was written in Germany nearly sixty years after the invention of printing by movable type. Its semi-gothic book hand is...
    • 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...

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