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    • [Johnson C. Smith photo album]

    • 1944-1948
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina on September 26, 1927. She graduated from Lincoln Heights High School, which included elementary school grades in prior years and was the only black school in Wilkes County. She...
    • [Honor certificate]

    • 1933
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) received this Lincoln Heights High School honor certificate in November 1933, for obtaining a B+ average. The elementary grades shared the building with the high school, because this was the only structure for African...
    • 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...
    • Master of the vineyard [binding]

    • 1910
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 2 in medium brown (C58) limp leather with yapp edges; front cover design in blind with gilt lettering and border, design repeated on back cover in blind only; spine in blind and gilt; t.e.g., untrimmed; brown floral pattern fabric endpapers.
    • The shadows of the trees : and other poems [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 2 (limited ed.) in Light yellowish-brown (C76)calico-texture cloth cover design and spine in gilt; signed "FBS", i.e. F. Berkeley Smith; t.e.g., untrimmed; in cloth dust jacket with gilt cover design only.
    • Lavender and old lace [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Copy 2: Deep red (C13) leather covers; partial design (excludes white lace pattern) in gilt; signed "MA"; gilt lettering and ornament only on spine; t.e.g., untrimmed; green leaf patterned endpapers.
    • Happiness : essays on the meaning of life [binding]

    • 1903
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep blue (C179) vertical rib cloth; oblong panel with light blue floral design and rules, gilt lettering on blindstamped background, blindstamped single rule border on front cover; signed with designer's monogram ("M" inside "C", unidentified);...
    • Rock of the Lion [binding]

    • 1898
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate blue (C182) embossed calico-texture cloth; white anchor, cream garlands and gilt lettering, all within large cream Greek key border, back cover with only border design in blind; spine lettered in gilt with cream nested rectangles at head...
    • Something Stinks in Justice Department

    • 1972-10-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 5, 1972 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, points out the differential treatment of US soldiers between a convicted white murderer and an arrested black defendant in Vietnam. Private...
    • [DAR scrapbook, 1945-46]

    • 1945-1946
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • Scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, including notices of wartime enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times,...
    • The juvenile keepsake : a gift book for young people

    • 1868
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 144 pages, [6] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm. Date of publication based on publisher's advertisements; Cf. Publishers' Uniform Trade List Directory, 1868, p. 6. Copyright held by Phillips, Sampson, and Company. Publisher's...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Illuminated Psalters occur as early as the 8th century, and from the 9th to the beginning of the 14th century they predominate among illuminated manuscripts. About 1220 A.D., portable manuscript volumes supplanted the huge tomes favored in the...
    • Breviary (Breviarium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1275
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Breviary is one of the six official books used by the Roman Catholic Church in its liturgy. It is a book of prayer for the clergy, giving the directions for all of the various services of the Divine Hours throughout the year. The other five...
    • Psalter (Psalterium) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1375
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The Psalter with its one hundred and fifty psalms is the best collection of religious lyrics which the world possesses. It is no wonder, therefore, that it forms an important part of so many medieval manuscripts. The Psalms are found not only in...
    • Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1450
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • Books of Hours, beautifully written, enriched with burnished gold initials, and adorned with miniature paintings, were frequently the most treasured possessions of the devout and wealthy layman. They were not only carried to chapel but were often...
    • Missal (Missale). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1500
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • A Missal gives the service of the mass and is used by the clergy. The text is lengthy and in this large script would occupy many hundred pages. One wonders why this particular manuscript copy on vellum was written some forty years after Antonius...
    • Oral history interview with Luis Felicia [Army town]

    • 1993-07-07
    • Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives
    • Luis Felicia (1911-2008) came to BTC-10/ORD in November 1943, and was put in charge of running Service Club No. 1. Felicia was a professional dancer before the war, and he was put in charge of not only the Service Club but also teaching dance...

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