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    • Oral history interview with Buren Rose, 2008

    • 2008-10-17
    • WV0433 Buren Rose Oral History
    • Primarily documents Buren Rose's service in the civil service from 1942 to 1943 and her career in radio."

      Rose discusses her childhood and education in Missouri. She goes on to talk about her employment history before joining the civil...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Renee Byrd, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Charlotte Ren'e Byrd (1951-) was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. Byrd attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in psychology. After graduation, Byrd had a varied career including working for the City of Greensboro, the Guilford...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • Oral history interview with Brenda Formo, 2009

    • 2009-04-16
    • WV0460 Brenda Formo Oral History
    • Brenda Terrell Formo tells of her life, education, and career as an officer in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and United States Army.

      Formo primarily discusses her work as an officer in the WAC and the U.S. Army in which she served as an...
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • Oral history interview with Ada Fisher, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-02-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ada M. Fisher (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1970. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 1975. Before retiring to Salisbury, North...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Ione Mebane Mann, 1981 [text/print transcript]

    • 1981-03-18
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • Ione Mebane Mann (1898-1988) graduated in 1919 from the State Normal and Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mann recalls her decision to attend college, her student days, courses she took, and her professors....
    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Ethel Harris Kirby, 1982 [text/print transcript]

    • 1982-04-19
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • Ethel Harris Kirby (1886-1985) graduated in 1905 from the State Norma land Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Kirby discusses her college preparatory education at the Henderson Female College, the decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Beetham Jones's service from 1952 to 1980 with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for twenty-eight years and her military and civilian career in public information and journalism.

      Jones discusses her high education and...
    • Oral History interview with Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Hawkins, 1976 [text/print transcript]

    • 1976-01-22
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Kathleen Pettit Hawkins (1902-1988) was a member of the Commercial Class of 1920 at the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro [UNCG]. She began working at the college in 1920 as secretary to Laura Hill...
    • Oral history interview with Blossom B. Ellis, 2007

    • 2007-02-09
    • WV0382 Blossom Ellis Papers
    • Documents Blossom Ellis's youth, education, active service with the Air Force Nurses from 1952 to 1957, and life as a military wife and nurse after the Korean War.

      Ellis discusses her family, nurse training and work at Maimonides Hospital,...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Jones, 2011

    • 2011-04-14
    • WV0291 Linda Jones Papers
    • Linda Ruth Johnson Jones tells of her early life, service with the American Red Cross and American Red Cross reserve corps, and life after service.

      Jones discusses her various service assignments, deployments, and experiences throughout the...
    • Oral History Interview with Tartt Bell by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe primarily documents Tartt Bell's work with the American Friends Service Committee toward desegregation of businesses and schools.

      Bell discusses moving to Greensboro to...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...

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