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    • Various Newspaper Clippings on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • Various newspaper clippings on Commencement Home, 1958. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three art and home-economics majors designed and...
    • Urban renewal: A progress report to the mayor and city council

    • 1959-10-01
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report lists achievements of the Workable Program set in 1958, the present status, and the goals for the upcoming year for urban renewal in Greensboro. It focuses on seven basic categories: codes and ordinances, comprehensive community plan,...
    • Transcript from WUNC-TV's Potpourri on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958-04-15
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • A transcript of the interview of Commencement Home students on Potpourri, a television program on WUNC-TV. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where...
    • Toys for kiddies

    • Undated
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • This poster was produced for the American Red Cross Arts and Skills Corps, and features injured servicemen creating presents for children in homes and orphanages. Text reads:"Toys for Kiddies, in homes and orphanages at Christmas time, are made by...
    • The story of a modern southern city, Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1955
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A promotional pamphlet for the city of Greensboro. Many photographs of the colleges, houses, parks, historical sites and businesses are used to highlight the city along with pages of interesting facts and history. One of the houses shown was a...
    • 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,...
    • Souvenir of groundbreaking cermemonies for St. James Homes

    • 1970-01-04
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Souvenir program for the opening of the St. James Homes which once stood at the intersection of South Eugene & Whitting Streets in Greensboro. Included within the pages are congratulatory advertisements from several local businesses and supporting...
    • Southern Appliances article on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • Profile and Cover Story of the Commencement Home project that appeared in the September 1958 issue of Southern Appliances. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom...
    • Shopper attitudes and trade areas for discount stores in Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1970-04
    • North Carolina Vertical File Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • This report presents the findings from a survey of area residents regarding their geospatial shopping habits. The report discusses the trend of shoppers moving away from the downtown business district due to transportation issues and greater...
    • 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,...
    • Residents Pleading Keep Radicals out

    • 1979-11-07
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 7, 1979, article, Dwight F. Cunningham of the Greensboro Daily News reports on pleas within Greensboro's public housing communities that future demonstrations such as the November 3, 1979 anti-Klan rally where five members of the...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Hilda Burton Fountain, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-09-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Hilda Burton Fountain (1908-2012) graduated in 1929 from the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She worked as a substitute teacher, social worker, and for the North Carolina Welfare Department. ...
    • Oral History Interview with Eula Hudgens by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Eula Hudgens primarily documents Ms. Hudgens' involvement in desegregation of Greensboro schools and businesses during the 1960s and 1970s. Hudgens discusses race...
    • Nooks & butler's pantries: A call for the original multi-taskers

    • 2014
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Changes over time to American residential needs and preferences can perhaps best be seen in the evolution of the kitchen. At the turn of the twentieth century, one such preference was the incorporation of breakfast nooks and butler's pantries to...
    • Newspaper Clippings on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • Various newspaper clippings on Commencement Home, 1958. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three art and home-economics majors designed and...
    • McCall's article on Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • An article on the Commencement Home that appeared in the November 1958 issue of McCall's magazine. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a unique Woman’s College classroom experience where twenty-three...

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