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    • Oral history interview with Franklin D. Parker, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Franklin D. Parker (1918-1995) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1951 (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) as assistant professor of history and retired as a full professor in 1983. He received the...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia Holder, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Patricia Holder (1947- ) obtained her undergraduate (anthropology) and two graduate degrees (master of arts in teaching and master of arts in French) at The University of North Carolina at Greensboroand taught at the university beginning in 1972. ...
    • Oral history interview with Muriel Coykendall Kiser, 1999

    • 1999-05-18
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • Documents Muriel Coykendall Kiser's childhood; her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; and her service in Europe with the Red Cross during...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Johns by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-01-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 17, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Ralph Johns, Johns discusses his role in initiating the February 1, 1960, sit-in and his experiences during the following months of demonstrations. He...
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • Speakers Urge Renewal of Civil Rights Fervor

    • 1980-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article Dwight Cunningham reports on speeches made at North Carolina A&T State University by Andrew Young, Dr. Mary Berry, Rev. Ben Chavis, and Cleveland Sellers. The gathering was in commemoration of...
    • Writer Discusses Race Prejudice at G.C.

    • 1951-03-16
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This March, 16, 1951 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, reports on writer Lillian Smith's talk to Greensboro College girls regarding her view on race relations in America. Smith is author of Strange Fruit...
    • Mission: Survival Says A&T Speaker

    • 1973-04-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Anita Meyer reports on a speech at North Carolina A&T University by Samuel Yette, then a contributor to Newsweek magazine and author of The Choice—The Issue of Black Survival in America. Among other...
    • 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 Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Jester Poteat, 2010

    • 2010-06-30
    • WV0494 Cheryl Jester Poteat Papers
    • Cheryl Jester Poteat tells of her early life and career, basic training and duties in the United States Air Force as an imagery interpreter specialist, involvement with veterans' groups, including Women in Military Service for America, and...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret (June) Crowel, 1999

    • 1999-12-31
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • Chiefly documents Margaret "June" Crowel's experiences as a career member of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1945 to 1979.

      Crowel discusses her pre-military service work making nacelles for B-29s or B-25s in a defense plant; her mother's...
    • Oral history interview with Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion, 2014

    • 2014-12-09
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • Primarily documents Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion's service with the United States Navy WAVES. Champion recalls her childhood and growing up in Los Angeles, California, her desire to join the service as a way to be self-sufficient, travel, and...
    • Black Studies Program May Come Soon

    • 1968-02-21
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 21, 1969, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) states that the only barrier to instituting a black studies program was the lack of student interest in such a...
    • Groups seek new probe into shootings

    • 1981-11-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This November 3, 1981 article by Mary Anne Rhyne of the Associated Press, printed in the Greensboro Daily News, reports on a call by five organizations for further investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...

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