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    • WAC newsletter [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Six page, black and white WAC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 9, for April 1945. On the cover is a photo of WACs throwing darts at a photo of Hitler in a ruined building in Verdun, France. Emma Newell Love is pictured far right. The publication contains a...
    • WAC trainees' role exciting

    • 1946-01-01
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Eight-page brochure containing a very attractive summary of Basic Training for WACs.
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Laura G. Anderton (1918-2011) began her career at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina as an instructor in the department of biology in 1948. She served as associate professor and professor of biology and as associate dean of the...
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • Oral history interview with Betty and Jake Hill by William Link

    • 1988-11-07
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 7, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Betty and Jake Hill, the Hills describe discrepancies between all-white and all-black schools, including allocation of funds, materials, and equipment....
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Gordon W. Blackwell, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Gordon W. Blackwell (1911-2004) served as chancellor of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1957-1960. Blackwell describes the building of the faculty of the department of sociology at The University of North Carolina at...
    • Oral history interview with Tommie Lou Smith, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-18
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Tommie Lou Smith (1922-2008) began her career at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro as an instructor in the Department of Business Education in 1946. She left the college in 1948...
    • 2006-02-11 Miles Davis [recital program]

    • 2006
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Spring 2006 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • Back of the fighting front." [1943]

    • 1943-03-10
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) describes the organization and purpose of the WAAC and enrollment requirements. Numerous photographs with detailed captions illustrate WAAC uniforms,...
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-05-13
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for officers' training school. Questions and answers explain the organization of the WAAC; how the first officers would...
    • Facts you want to know about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) provides detailed descriptions of WAC jobs in the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, and Army Service Forces. Includes a detailed list of avaliable jobs and...
    • A book of facts about the WAC [1944]

    • 1943-09-12
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include jobs with the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, Army Service Forces, and army hospitals; the variety of jobs open to WACs;...
    • 73 questions and answers about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-15
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure answers seventy-three questions about the Women's Army Corps. Topics include jobs, training, living arrangements, uniforms, pay, and regulations.

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