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    • Oral history interview with Paula A. Andris, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-23
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Paula A. Andris (1926- ) worked for Vice Chancellors Mereb Mossman, Stanley Jones and Elisabeth Zinser from 1959-1986. Her career began when The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) was known as Woman's College of the University of...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • Oral history interview with Edwina White Thompson, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Edwina White Thompson (1951-) was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thompson attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in sociology. Afterwards she worked in North Carolina in a variety of social welfare positions. She also served as First Lady of...
    • Oral history interview with Jeannette Dean, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-16
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Jeannette Dean (1928- ) attended the Curry Laboratory School at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), from 1935-44. She was employed by the institution as an administrative...
    • Oral history interview with Tom Kirby-Smith, Jr., 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-9-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Tom Kirby-Smith Jr. (1938- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1967, retiring in 2003 as professor of English. An author and poet, he is a founding editor of the Greensboro Review, the literary magazine...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Strohmer, 2009

    • 2009-01-07
    • WV0441 Therese Strohmer Papers
    • Therese Strohmer’s tells of her early life, six years of service in United States Air Force, and civilian career. Strohmer primarily discusses her early life, service as Russian cryptologic linguist, time spent at the National Security Agency,...
    • Oral history interview with Cecil Bishop by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1985-02-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 5, 1985, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Cecil Bishop, Bishop discusses his impressions of Greensboro, his work with students and local organizations, and the communication between the black...
    • Oral history interview with Boyd Morris by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Boyd Morris, Morris describes his response to civil rights demonstrators at the Mayfair, his confrontation with Jesse Jackson, his reasons for not...
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • [Letters to congressmen pertaining to the Civil Rights Act]

    • 1963-07-12
    • MSS052 Warren Ashby Papers, 1906-1990
    • These two letters, dated July 12, 1963, and written by Warren Ashby, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro include statements of Ashby's position on civil rights in general and the pending Civil Rights Act in specific. Ashby...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by Clay Carson

    • 1972-04-10
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an April 10, 1972, oral history interview conducted by Clay Carson with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the Greensboro, North Carolina, Woolworth's sit-in on February 1, 1960. Topics include the...
    • Oral History Interview with David Richmond by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with David Richmond primarily documents Richmond's participation in the sit-in movement in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Richmond recalls early...
    • Oral History Interview with Kay Troxler by William Chafe

    • 1973
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history conducted by William Chafe circa 1973 with Evelyn Troxler primarily documents Ms. Troxler's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Topics include reaction to the Brown v. Board...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by William Link

    • 1989-03-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis primarily discusses his experiences as an African-American educator in Greensboro. Specific topics include the effects of school...

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