Collection (1963-1988, n.d. [Bulk: 1980-1988]) of photographic prints and negatives of city government officials and employees, buildings and activities taken in and around Greenville, North Carolina, for the City of Greenville (NC) Public Works Office.
The Greenville, North Carolina, Public Works Office (now known as the Greenville, North Carolina Public Works Department) is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing the infrastructure and appearance of Greenville, N.C. The following is the department's mission statement:
The Public Works Department is comprised of a group of professionals committed to providing the highest level of customer service via a cost effective, efficient and environmentally responsible operation. We preserve and maintain the City's infrastructure and natural resources for the benefit of our residents, businesses and visitors.
The Public Works Office is made up of the following divisions: Engineering, Street and Storm Water Maintenance, Transit (Greenville Area Transit (GREAT), Sanitation, Fleet Maintenance, Building and Grounds, Traffic Services, and Administration. It is through these divisions that the Public Works Office provides Greenville residents with needed services, and in addition, the organization develops and maintains the city's five-year Capital Improvement Program.
The Greenville, N.C. Public Works Office Collection consists solely of photographs and negatives illustrating the work done by staff members of the Public Works Office for the citizens of Greenville, North Carolina. The images, mostly taken during the 1980s, show the department's personnel engaged in city council meetings, fire and rescue activities, sanitation, and promotional events and are unidentified. The collection does have some images with information in the collection including the following: Representatives at the deed transfer of the Humber House, which was owned by Robert Lee Humber, Greenville's Sheppard Memorial Library, and an event honoring U.S. Senator John P. East.
Gift of Deborah Clark, Public Information Officer, City of Greenville
Encoded by Mark Custer, January 4, 2008
Processing completed December 1, 2017, by Nanette Hardison.
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