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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Aurora. [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This famous paraphrase of the Bible in Latin verse was one of the most popular Latin books of poetry of the late 12th and 13th century. Petrus de Riga, who died in 1209, began it. Aegidius of Paris finished it. This version did not appear in...
    • Skyway revue [WGBG radio broadcast, 13 April 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • A script for a 1946 episode of the BTC-10/ORD radio program “Skyway Revue. In this episode the life of David Caldwell is retold, a dedication is made to Franklin Delano Roosevelt a year following his passing and music made popular by Glen Miller...
    • [Vick Chemical laboratory]

    • 1951-02-24
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The Vick Chemical Company laboratory is seen here on February 28, 1951. By the 1950s, Vick's had 18 manufactories worldwide, but its plants on Milton Street and Wendover Avenue were still producing VapoRub and other popular cold remedies. By the...
    • Homecoming Slated As Smash Weekend

    • 1966-10-21
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this October 21, 1966 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reporter Cheryl Sprinkle detailed the events of the upcoming Homecoming Weekend including three popular singing groups: the all-white group The...
    • WWII -- Selective Service -- Notes [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1942-1947
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains handwritten notes featuring statistics, quotes, and sentiments. Of particular historical interest, one note references the popular quotation (in battle by Oliver Cromwell and in literary tribute by Col. Valentine Blacker)...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Barcelona]

    • 1904-09-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals has wanted to reply to Metcalfe's letter but for some reason, which he cannot understand, he has not been able to. He has seen his parents and his little brothers. Some idiot had told his mother that rumor had it he had died, which upset her...
    • Drifters Smashing Success

    • 1964-04-17
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 17, 1964 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, celebrates the success of the Saturday night performance by the popular group The Drifters and describes the event as one which, "thrilled our...
    • May Day Features Impressions

    • 1967-02-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 24, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the upcoming performance by African American band The Impressions during the May Day celebrations. This group's performance at Guilford...
    • Famed singer Josh White Jr. will give Concert in Dana Tuesday night at 8

    • 1967-11-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 9, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming performance by popular musician Josh White Jr. White's performance at the college reflects continuing efforts by the school to...
    • Barber Shop As Hoc Legislation

    • 1968-02-16
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 16, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the efforts of the Guilford College community to force local barber shops to integrate. This is significant as a point in the college's...
    • [Bryan Building]

    • 1980
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Construction of Business and Economics Building, circa 1980.
    • [Yum Yum Ice Cream Shop]

    • 1973-02-01
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Yum Yum Ice Cream Shop on the corner of Spring Garden Street and Forest Street in 1973.

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