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    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • [Class of 1949 folder]

    • 1949
    • UA108.3 Class Of Files
    • The Class of 1949 folder contains material pertaining to the 1949 graduating class of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). Included in the folder are programs, invitations,...
    • [Geraldine Muse Phillips at Fort Lee, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0129 Geraldine Muse Phillips Papers
    • Geraldine Muse Phillips poses outside while attending officer candidate school at Fort Lee, Virginia, in early 1949. She wears Women's Army Corps winter service dress uniform and barracks cap with a utility bag.
    • [WACs in pajamas, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • WACs in pajamas sit on a bunk bed in the barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia, during basic training, circa 1949.
    • [Betty Etten Wiker in recruiting office, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Photo of Betty Etten Wiker seated at her desk in a recruiting office at 39 Whitehall Street, New York City, circa 1949. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Corps (WAC) winter service uniform with captain's rank insignia, United States Army Air Forces...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • Blue lights [1949]

    • 1949
    • UA6.4 Curry School Records, 1898-2004
    • This is the 1949 Curry School yearbook titled ""Blue Lights"". Curry High School was a practice and observation school operated from 1893 through 1970 by the institution now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. This particular...
    • [Guilford County Medical Society monthly meeting invitations 1949]

    • 1949
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Post cards inviting Dr. O. Norris Smith to the monthly meetings of the Guilford County Medical Society in the year 1949. Also a program for the Medical Symposium sponsored by the Greensboro Academy of Medicine on Thursday, March 17, 1949.
    • [Student dance scrapbooks: Commercial Class Formal,"Moon Glow," 1949]

    • 1949
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by members of the Commercial Class Dance Committee at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), contains materials relating to the Commercial Class formal...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • [Esther Williams on diving board at Naval Station Great Lakes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams (in civilian clothing) stands on the diving board at pool at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949. Williams is surrounded by a group of WAVES and holding an old bathing suit or tank top.
    • [Esther Williams salutes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams salutes a WAVE during her visit to Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949.
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...

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