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    • [Dormitory Hairstyling, 1988]

    • 1988
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • One student sits in a wooden chair while another woman examines her hair.
    • [Dormitory Hairstyling, 1988]

    • 1988
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A woman in pink sweater flips and examines the hair of another woman seated in a wooden chair.
    • [Dress Fitting]

    • 1941
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • As part of their work in sewing, a student examines the dress being worn by another student at Bennett College.
    • [School Sweatshirt, 1960s]

    • 1960-1969
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • One student holds up a University of North Carolina Greensboro sweatshirt while another student examines it. (Caption on back: Carol Weeks and Barbara Mosley)
    • [Woman Examining Cloth]

    • 1942-1945
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An African American woman examines some cloth as a sales lady waits behind the counter.
    • 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...
    • A privy history: How the modern bathroom was born

    • 2010
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Not until the end of the nineteenth century did the bathroom as we know it--a separate room with toilet, tub, and sink--begin to appear as a fixture in American houses. Influences from culture, technology, and health science impacted changes made...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Blacks Not Stereotyped

    • 1968-11-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this November 1, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, writer Phil Edgerton examines racial stereotyping on campus by interviewing several African American students who discuss special treatment,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Community facilities plan

    • 1967
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This report describes and evaluates the myriad of facilities and services found within the city of Greensboro in 1967. It examines such areas as public utilities including transportation, government, urban renewal, housing, public schools and...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • 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...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Education [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains documents focusing on education in the state. One essay examines the intersection of industry and education, stressing the importance of children learning through the senses; another, titled "Things to Learn," encourages its...

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