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    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 1943]

    • 1943-03-14
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • Rice, now in Africa, tells of her visits to Casablanca, Dakar, and Freetown on her way to her latest destination. She discusses money matters, and that she had been Camp Kilmer, N.J., before departing the States.
    • Oral history interview with Louise M. Robbins, 1979 [text/print transcript]

    • 1979-09-06
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979;
    • Louise M. Robbins (1928-1987) received her BA, MA, and PhD from Indiana University and was a member of the Department of Anthropology faculty at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1974 until her death. She was a physical...
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 23 October 1943]

    • 1943-10-23
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • Rice, somewhere in Africa, tells of her trip to the capitol city, school children visiting the hospital today, and a USO show she saw starring Frederic March. She is currently in charge of the psychopathic ward of the hospital.
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • South Africa Protest

    • 1978
    • UA51.21 Neo-Black Society Records, 1969-2013
    • Items include correspondence, fliers, lists, factsheets, and documents on the topics of a lecture held on South Africa Apartheid, a UNCG protest against a South African official's visit to campus, policies on ""disiplinary actions in cases of...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • [Portrait of Lucile Leonard, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Portrait of Lucile Leonard in September 1943, right before she shipped out to North Africa. The "HD" on her caduceus pin identifies Leonard as a hospital dietitian.
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Farrington Gribble, 1999

    • 1999-02-09
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dottie" Farrington Gribble's military service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Bergstrom Field in Texas, and her personal life and...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • Sports scene: Flying high

    • 1970-07
    • Guilford College Bulletin
    • This 1970 Guilford College Bulletin article report on a trip taken by the five starting players for the 1970 Quaker Men's Basketball team. Bert Feik, Tom Ennis, Jerry Crocker, M.L. Carr, Ted East, and their coach Jerry Steele went on a six week...

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