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    • Oral history interview with Robert V. Watson, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Robert Watson (1925- ) was a professor in the Department of English from 1953-1987 at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, becoming The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Watson recalls the caliber and continuity...
    • Oral History Interview with Joe Flora by William Chafe

    • 1974-09-26
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This September 26, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joe Flora primarily documents Flora's experiences while a pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Flora discusses many of the...
    • Oral history interview with Kendon  Smith, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-10-18
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Kendon Smith (1918-2002) served in the Department of Psychology beginning at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina and then the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1954-1983. He was chair of the department from...
    • Oral history interview with Warren Ashby by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-05-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an May 15, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Warren Ashby, Ashby discusses his involvement with progressive groups including the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), American Friends Service...
    • Oral history interview with Vira Kivett, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Vira Kivett (1933- ) obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees and her PhD at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and taught at the university beginning in 1960. In 1996 she received the O. Max Gardner Award, the highest...
    • Oral history interview with Lelia Hamilton, 2010

    • 2010-04-20
    • WV0483 Lelia L. Hamilton Papers
    • Leila Hamilton tells of her early life, education, entrance into the service, service in the United States Air Force as an aircraft controller and director, and her activities relating to the military after leaving the service.

      Hamilton...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wesley Baker, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-10-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Barbara Wesley Baker (1948- ) graduated in 1969 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a BA in music education. In 1974, she received her MA from Columbia University in New York City and her PhD from the University of...
    • Oral history interview with Sol Jacobs 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 Sol Jacobs, Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes...
    • Oral history interview with Evon Dean, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Evon Welch Dean (1924-2011) graduated from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1942 with a commercial degree. She became the administrative assistant to the alumni...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • 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 Greensboro patriot [January 29, 1902]

    • 1902-01-29
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The January 29, 1902, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...
    • Oral history interview with Cardes Brown by William Link

    • 1989-02-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an February 22, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Carden Brown, Brown primarily discusses his experiences with segregation as a youth, and general race relations in North Carolina and in Greensboro....
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis compares the differences in segregation, race relations, response to the Brown decision, and civil rights activities between...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Joyner Irby, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-06-28
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Joyner Irby (1932- ) graduated in 1954 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After receiving a master's degree from Duke University, she worked in the recruitment and...

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