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    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • [Sylvia K. Swink in Washington, D.C., 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink, with a purse over her shoulder, walks on a street in Washington, D.C., in 1945. She wears the WAVES white shirtwaist and black tie, navy blue skirt, and matching garrison cap.
    • [Portrait of Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Portrait of Sylvia Kenny Swink, circa 1944, in her WAVES blue service dress uniform with 1st Class Seaman sleeve stripes and garrison cap.
    • [Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses outside in the WAVES white service dress uniform and service hat with white cover, circa 1944.
    • [Sylvia K. Swink and brothers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses with two of her brothers, the oldest a navy serviceman, in front of a car, circa 1944. She wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform and service hat with blue cover.
    • [Six WAVES, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink (second from right) poses with five other WAVES in varying uniforms with differing ranks, circa 1944. Four of the WAVES are in the navy blue work uniform with blue garrison caps, while two of women wear the gray seersucker work...
    • What happened at the Black Power forum

    • 1967-11-12
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This November 12, 1967, letter to the editor of the Greensboro Daily News by A. Sylvia Eidam is critical of press coverage of the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967, at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The...
    • Divertimento No. 2

    • 1993
    • MSS366 Harold Schiffman Archive, 1944 - 2011
    • Commissioned by Edward Arnett and Sylvia Arnett. Dedicated to Sylvia Arnett.
    • Sylvia May by Rierson Bros

    • 1945
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sylvia May poses by a Royal Crown Cola sign outisde Rierson Bros on East Sycamore Street (now February One Place). May lived nearby.
    • Sylvia May by Gate City Motors

    • 1945
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sylvia May poses by Gate City Motors on East Market Street in Greensboro. May lived in an apartment nearby.
    • Sylvia May and friend at Gate City Motors

    • 1945
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sylvia May poses with a friend at the Gate City Motors tire dealership on East Market Street in downtown Greensboro.
    • Norma and Sylvia May by the Greensboro YWCA.

    • 1946
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sisters Norma and Sylvia May pose in front of the Greensboro YMCA on North Davie Street. The Greensboro History Museum (former First Presbyterian Church) is visible to the left.
    • Lucille Coleman and Sylvia May near Hamburger Square

    • 1935
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Lucille Coleman and Sylvia May (right) pose with an unidentified womand and girl in the park near ""Hamburger Square"" at the interection of South Elm Street and Edwards Place (now McGee Street) in downtown Greensboro.
    • Sylvia May on Percy Street

    • 1946
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sylvia May near her home on Percy Street in Greensboro's Summit Avenue neighborhood.
    • Sylvia May on Percy Street

    • 1946
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Sylvia May near her home on Percy Street in Greensboro's Summit Avenue neighborhood.

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