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    • Woolworth store

    • 1976
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • F.W. Woolworth store on South Elm Street in Greensboro, sit of the 1960 civil rights sit-ins. The store closed in the mid 1990s and now houses the International Civil Rights Center and Museum.
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Pubs in the Piedmont Triad: Tavern history and the modern NC brewpub

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Taverns and pubs have been part of the American architectural landscape since the start of European settlement. Today, craft breweries are replicating the social atmosphere of those early ale houses, often adaptively reusing historic structures for...
    • Dutch fairy tales for young folks [binding]

    • 1918
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) calico-texture cloth; row of houses along canal with 2 windmills in background in medium yellowish-brown, yellow, and dark green, medium yellowish-brown lettering; signed with Decorative Designers' monogram; motif repeated on spine.
    • The minute boys of the Green Mountains [binding]

    • 1904
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Strong orange-yellow (C68) calico-texture cloth; 2 boys in colonial dress with muskets in partial profile, with road and houses in background, in black and light orange-yellow, black lettering; signed with Amy Sacker's monogram; spine lettered in...
    • Janet of the dunes [binding]

    • 1914
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark greenish-yellow (C103) calico-texture cloth; seashore with houses and lighthouse in black, orange and blue, framed within stylized seaweed, black and orange lettering; motif repeated on spine. Pictorial color dustjacket with woman in...
    • The minute boys of the Green Mountains [binding]

    • 1916
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Strong orange-yellow (C68) calico-texture cloth; 2 boys in colonial dress with muskets in partial profile, with road and houses in background, and lettering stamped in black; signed with Amy Sacker's monogram; spine lettered in black, with black...
    • Jörn Uhl [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Light grayish-olive calico-texture cloth; bridge with railing over creek in foreground leading to two houses with trees in dark blue and white, lettered in gilt, all within thick border in dark blue; lettered and ruled on spine in gilt.
    • Jörn Uhl [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection;
    • Blue calico-texture cloth; bridge with railing over creek in foreground leading to two houses with trees in dark blue and white, lettered in gilt, all within thick border in dark blue; lettered and ruled on spine in gilt.
    • Mrs. Wiggs of the cabbage patch [binding]

    • 1902
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • Grayish-olive green (C127) smooth calico-texture cloth; woman holding hand shovel with fence, tree, houses, power lines and clouds in background, lettering at foot, all in cream; spine lettered in cream. Unsigned, designed by Clarence F. Underwood...
    • The Irish twins [binding]

    • 1913
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-green (136) calico-texture cloth; series binding with boy and girl holding hands in white and black, lettering at head within black rule border with white background, bottom of border has two houses and tree design, lettered at...
    • The motor maids by rose, shamrock and thistle [binding]

    • 1912
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Moderate yellow (C87) calico-texture cloth; five people in car at foot with houses and clouds in background in red, yellow, and black, lettered at head in black; girl on spine with cathedral in background in red, yellow, and black, lettered and...

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