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    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • Oral history interview with Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • Oral history interview with Eugene E. Pfaff, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-24
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Eugene Pfaff (1913-91) was a professor in the Department of History at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), formerly the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, for forty-one year from 1936 until his retirement in...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft by William Link

    • 1988-11-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 30, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Yolanda Leacraft, Yolanda Leacraft primarily discusses her experience as an African-American woman working for Western Electric and later the Center...
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • Oral history interview with James H. Allen, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-11
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James H. Allen (1931- ) served as Presbyterian campus minister from 1967-1976 and vice chancellor for student affairs from 1971-1996 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Allen discusses his time on the UNCG campus as...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • Oral History Interview with Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1978-10-24
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 24, 1978, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's community activism with YES (Youth Educational Services), FCD (Foundation for Community Development), GUTS (Greensboro United...
    • Oral history interview with Zelphia Grissett, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-30
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Zelphia (Gore) Grissett graduated in 1973 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in history and teacher's certification. She also has master's degrees in secondary social studies and educational administration,...
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Moran Miller, 1999

    • 1999-10-13
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • Miller primarily discusses her military service, especially as a member of the 2nd Mapping Squadron "

      Miller details caring for her invalid mother as a child; difficulty of finding a job during the Depression; listening to speeches from...
    • 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 Evander Gilmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 10, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Evander Gilmer, Gilmer discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and his participation in civil rights activities as a student at NC A&T in 1962 and...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • Oral history interview with Lee Wilson

    • 2010-02-17
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in the United States Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] and Army National Guard.

      Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in...
    • Oral history interview with Brenda Formo, 2009

    • 2009-04-16
    • WV0460 Brenda Formo Oral History
    • Brenda Terrell Formo tells of her life, education, and career as an officer in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and United States Army.

      Formo primarily discusses her work as an officer in the WAC and the U.S. Army in which she served as an...

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