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    • Postmaster Enola Mixon leaves mark on history

    • 1994-02
    • CC008 Enola C. Mixon Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Article (from "Tar Heel Postmaster" or other publication) discusses Enola Mixon's life in Greensboro during the Civil Rights era and her later career in the United States Postal Service.
    • A conversation with a man about schools

    • 1978
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This article, by John Alexander, discusses the duties of Assistant School Superitendent in Greensboro.
    • [Article on East Greensboro druggists]

    • 2003
    • CC026 Walter Lewis McNair Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This article discusses various druggists and drugstores in East Greensboro, including W.L. McNair.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • [Minutes of the Cornelian Literary Society]

    • 1893-10-07
    • Classed Archives/Beyond Books and Buildings (Digital Exhibit)
    • The Minutes of the Cornelian Literary Society for 1893 discusses Bertha Lee's elected position as critic. Bessie Wood was elected chairman. The committee members are B. Good and Mary Applewhite. A list of nominations for other positions is also...
    • A&T Students Protest Social Inhibitions

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 11, 1960 News in Review article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian discusses the recent sit-ins at the Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. In addition to presenting a summary...
    • Social Change & The System

    • 1968-10-18
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this October 18, 1968 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Joe Volpe discusses the structure of society in a time of change (the 1960s). Volpe examines why society has not yet fully embraced change and...
    • Assembly - A Beginning?

    • 1970-02-13
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 13, 1970 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, AEF (actual name unknown) discusses the "Black Awareness" gathering that had occurred at the school on February 3, 1970. The author hopes...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-02-11
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this February 11, 1960 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Edward H. Bryant, Jr. discusses the Woolworth sit-ins that occurred on Feb. 1, 1960 in Greensboro, North Carolina, and the student meetings...
    • You Might Have Known

    • 1957-11-20
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 20, 1957 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, discusses a controversial State Student Legislature (SSL) resolution which urged the "repeal of all State laws and constitutional provisions in...
    • [Correspondence related to Flat Rock Manor (Moses H Cone Memorial Park), 1947-1948]

    • 1947-1948
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Correspondence relating to Flat Rock Manor in Blowing Rock, N.C, dated 1947 to 1948. Discusses plans and management of the land owned by the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital in Blowing, Rock, N.C. Some senders of interest may include A.C. Moody,...
    • [Correspondence related to Flat Rock Manor (Moses H Cone Memorial Park), 1948-1950]

    • 1948-1950
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • Correspondence related to Flat Top Manor, a part of Moses H Cone Memorial Park, in Blowing Rock, N.C, dated 1948 to 1950. Discusses plans and management of the land owned by the Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. Also includes Ad Valorem Tax...

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