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  • Description: manufacturing
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    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • 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...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Greensboro Furniture Manufacturing Co.

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro Furniture Manufacturing Co. factory, located at Railroad Avenue in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).
    • Pomona Cotton Mills

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Pomona Cotton Mills, located at what is now Merritt Drive in Pomona, west of city in Greensboro. The mill later became a manufacturing facility for Western Electric and was subsequently used as an outlet mall. It was torn down...
    • O. Henry wouldn't know the place today!

    • 1950
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This 1950 report provides a highly detailed evaluation of area businesses and commercial climate. Filled with statistical data, the report highlights such economic sectors as agricultural production, transportation, and manufacturing and retail. ...
    • Greensboro, North Carolina [pamphlet]

    • 1959
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This pamphlet uses pictures and paragraphs to describe city of Greensboro’s history and contributions to the textile industry, education, manufacturing, cultural activities, transportation and recreations. There are also text and photos...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1957]

    • 1957
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of accomplishments of the 1957 Chamber of Commerce. The report reviews manufacturing and industrial production, agriculture, and civic activities that the Chamber sponsored. The report reviews collaborative...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1961]

    • 1961
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1961. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1956]

    • 1956
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major accomplishments of the 1956 Chamber of Commerce. These accomplishments include business highlights in manufacturing and agriculture, plans for sesquicentennial celebrations, various capital...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1960]

    • 1960
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1960. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1959]

    • 1959
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 195. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen organizations. ...
    • [Annual report, Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, 1958]

    • 1958
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This annual report provides an overview of the major business sectors of the local economy for 1958. The report address industrial and manufacturing firms, agricultural production, governmental actions, and support for local citizen...

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