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  • Description: 1930s
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    • Oral history interview with Mary Motsinger Evans, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-08-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mary Motsinger Evans (1916-2011) graduated in 1936 with a degree in biology from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating from WCUNC, she taught biology for...
    • Oral history interview with Key L. Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-06-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Key Barkley (1900-2001) was a professor in the department of psychology from 1931-1949. He also served as dean of men when men were admitted to The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina during the Great Depression and was responsible...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Peter Agostini, 1978

    • 1978
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Peter Agostini (1913-1993) received his only formal art training at New York’s Leonardo da Vinci Art School in 1935-1936. He taught painting and sculpture at New York Studio School and Columbia University. From 1966 to 1983, he was a professor...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with Susannah Thomas Watson, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Susannah Thomas Watson (1918-2003) graduated in 1939 with a degree in English from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watson describes student social life, town students, the...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • 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 Margaret Wyatte Glennon, circa 2000

    • 2000
    • WV0165 Margaret Wyatte Glennon Oral History
    • Primarily document's Margaret Wyatte Glennon's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s, her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her...
    • Oral History Interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William Chafe

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1977 with Otis Hairston Sr. documents Hairston's recollections of business desegregation in Greensboro, North Carolina. Of the 1960 sit-ins, he recalls Jibreel Khazan and David Richmond...
    • Oral history interview with Abraham Peeler

    • 1988-10-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 5, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Abraham Peeler, Peeler primarily discusses his education at Tuskegee Institute and Morehouse College. He also describes his experiences as a teacher and...
    • Oral history interview with George Evans by William Link

    • 1989-11-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 3, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with George Evans, Evans describes Greensboro during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s, especially segregation in medical and transportation facilities. He also...
    • [College Avenue]

    • 1930
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of College Avenue with people walking and cars parked along the side of the road in the late 1920s or early 1930s. The Administration Building can be seen on the right and Guilford residence hall can be seen on the right.
    • [South Dining Hall]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The South Dining Hall, pictured in the 1920s or 1930s, is seen with tables set and prepared for the next meal.
    • [Administration Building]

    • 1930
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This circa 1930s photograph shows the Administration Building from Administration Drive. This building, designed by Epps & Hackett of Greensboro, North Carolina, was opened in 1892. Two flanking wings were added in 1895. From 1892 to 1908, the...

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