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    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Oral history interview with Christine M. Knott, 2010

    • 2010-08-09
    • WV0498 Christine M. Knott Papers
    • Knott discusses her early life as part of a military family living in Libya and many parts of the United States, her early life and early adult life, her service and life after retirement, as well as her perspectives concerning military culture and...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • Oral history interview with Blanche Woolard Haggard, 1999

    • 1999-02-18
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • Primarily documents Blanche Woolard Haggard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • Oral history interview with Pauline Rogstad Allison, 2006

    • 2006-08-01
    • WV0357 Pauline Rogstad Allison Papers
    • Primarily documents Pauline Rogstad Allison's service with the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years on a hospital ship in China; and her life after the war.

      Allison speaks chiefly about her service with the Navy...
    • Oral history interview with Luvenia Griffin Mitchell, 2001

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0200 Luvenia Mitchell Papers
    • Documents Luvenia Griffin Mitchell's early life; her service with the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the early 1950s; and her life after the military.

      Mitchell briefly describes her decision to join the air force; the negative image of...
    • The Carolinian [August 29, 2006]

    • 2006-08-29
    • The Carolinian
    • The August 29, 2006, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • Oral history interview with Heather Gonzalez, 2013

    • 2013-08-12
    • WV0547 Heather L. Gonzalez Oral History
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Heather Gonzalez; and her time served in the United States Navy.

      Gonzalez recounts living at various air force stations throughout her childhood, her active involvement from the age of sixteen with...
    • North Carolina community progress, May 15, 1921

    • 1921-05-15
    • North Carolina Community Progress
    • The May 15, 1921, issue of North Carolina Community Progress, a publication of the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • Oral history interview with Shirley F. John, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Shirley Ferren John's service in the USMC (United States Marine Corps) from 1953 to 1955.

      John discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; her family's reaction to her enlistment; segregation; the cap on...
    • Oral history interview with Jill Corbusier Mayer, 2013

    • 2013-11-03
    • WV0557 Jill Corbusier Mayer Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jill Corbusier Mayer, and her time in the United States Navy Nurse Corps and United States Navy Reserve.

      Mayer discusses losing both her parents at a young age, her Catholic education, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Gail S. Enter Horn, 2011

    • 2011-04-11
    • WV0514 Gail S. Enter Horn Papers
    • Gail S. Horn tells of her early life, education, life prior to enlistment, military service, and life after retirement.

      Horn relates many incidents and anecdotes of her time in service, relating to such topics as boot camp, combat incidents,...
    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • Oral History interview with Deanna Secore Magee

    • 2016-04-24
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deanna Secore Magee and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Magee recalls often times being the lone female in her platoon, and having to work as hard as the males to prove herself and gain...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...

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