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    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Laverne Carter, 2010

    • 2010-10-18
    • WV0501 Laverne Carter Oral History
    • Laverne Carter speaks of her early life, education, military training and service.

      Carter discusses her experience of military culture in the 1970s and 1980s, her various duty stations, hobbies and activities, and experiences upon leaving...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Whittemore Sherrill, 1981 [text/print transcript]

    • 1981-03-17
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • Ruth Whittemore Sherrill (1893-1986) was a member of the Class of 1912 of the State Normal and Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Sherrill recalls her experiences while attending college, specifically her...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Barnes Freeman, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Barnes Freeman (1946-) was born in Wilson County, North Carolina. This interview was conducted at UNCG in the Parrish Library of the alumni House. Barnes attended UNCG from 1964-1968 and majored in drama. Afterwards she worked in various...
    • The Greensboro patriot [October 23, 1901]

    • 1901-10-23
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The October 23, 1901, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • [Mary Williams Elder at Military Reservation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Mary Williams Elder stands before a building labled "Military Reservation/ Restricted" by the sign in front, probably at Daytona Beach, Florida, during basic training in January 1943. She is wearing the WAAC summer khaki shirtwaist, tie, and skirt...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Fraley Kodack, 2009

    • 2009-10-01
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Kodack's service with the ANC from 1981-1993, and her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 to 1967.

      Kodack discusses attending UNCG in the first years after it became...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • Oral history interview with Linda McDougle by William Link

    • 1988-10-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Linda McDougle, Linda McDougle discusses her influences, experiences, and observations of race relations as a light-skinned African-American growing up...
    • 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 Ezell and Corene Blair by William Chafe

    • 1971-05-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 12, 1971 oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Mr. and Mrs. Blair's experience with school and business segregation and desegregation from the late 1940s to 1960 in Greensboro,...
    • Oral History Interview with Louise Smith by William Chafe

    • 1973-02-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This February 9, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Louise Smith primarily documents Ms. Smith's involvement in school desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include her expectations for school desegregation;...

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