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    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1983-12-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 14, 1983, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experiences as a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in Greensboro and in...
    • 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 Sol Jacobs by William Link

    • 1986-12-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 9, 1986, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sol Jacobs, Jacobs recalls race relations in Jim Crow Greensboro in the 1950s and the general sentiment of people concerning desegregation. He describes...
    • Oral history interview with Ezell and Corene Blair by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-02-02
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 2, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ezell and Corene Blair, The Blairs primarily discuss race relations and desegregation in Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Other topics include their...
    • Oral history interview with Joanne Bluethenthal by William Link

    • 1987-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joanne Bluethenthal, Ms. Bluethenthal primarily discusses her involvement with integration of the Greensboro public school system in 1971, including the...
    • Oral history interview with Owen Lewis by William Link

    • 1988-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Owen Lewis, Lewis compares the differences in segregation, race relations, response to the Brown decision, and civil rights activities between...
    • [Vick Chemical Co. Christmas party, 1950s]

    • 1950-1959
    • Mss. Coll. 241 Vick Chemical Co. Collection
    • Vick Chemical Co. Christmas party, 1950s. Left to right: (1st Row) Mickey Crutchfield, Dot Collie, Louise Causey, Mildred McGehee; (2nd Row) Will Crump, Ruth Garrett, Helen Laughon, Nan Lovett, Clyde Fields, Frances Everhart.
    • Oral history interview with Frances Grahamjones, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-02-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Frances Grahamjones (1949- ) graduated in 1971 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in speech pathology. She has a master's degree from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Grahamjones recalls growing up in...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Buchert, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Jean Buchert (1922- ) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1957 as assistant professor in the department of English and retired in 1991 as full professor. Buchert...
    • 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 Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...

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