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    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • Oral history interview with Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 2000

    • 2000-11-16
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Documents Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg's early life in Brooklyn, New York; her military service during World War II; and her family and personal life after the war.

      Goldberg discusses various aspects of her military service, including her...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral history interview with Adelaide Murphy

    • 2002-01-16
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Primarily documents Adelaide Cotter Murphy's service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945.

      Murphy gives a brief overview of her childhood, including her early education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brothers' service in the...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...
    • 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 Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • [WAVES enjoy snow in Asheville, 1944]

    • 1944-12
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • WAVES Kitty Ruman, Carolyn Newby Finger, Flo Bergman, and Ginny Kane hold snowballs outside the Asheville, N.C., convalescent hospital following a December 1944 snowfall.
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 1945]

    • 1945-10-06
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Ann Kaplowitz poses in front of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1945. She wears the WAC off-duty olive-drab dress and garrison cap, and holds a cigarette. The front of the photo reads "To 'Cooky' Love 'Doggie.'" The back reads "in...
    • Oral history interview with Katie Smith, 2018

    • 2018-06-29
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Katie Smith, brewer at Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, NC, discusses the changing and growing Asheville beer scene, the experience of traveling to Germany on a Pink Boots Society scholarship, her work as a brewer at Highland, and her...
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg hanging laundry, 1945]

    • 1945-07-10
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg poses in her brown and white seersucker exercise uniform while hanging laundry on the back porch of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, nicknamed "khalamity kottage," on 10 July 1945. The back of the photo reads,...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Oscar Wong, 2019

    • 2019-02-26
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Mr. Oscar Wong was born in Jamaica. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and his master’s degree in structural engineering from Notre Dame. Mr. Wong founded the Highland Brewing Company in 1994, making it the first legal...
    • Oral history interview with Lisa White, 2019

    • 2019-03-01
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Lisa White co-established White Labs with Chris White in 1999 and serves as the company's vice president. In 2017 she began the expansion of White Labs' new east coast location in Asheville, North Carolina. In her interview, Ms. White...
    • Oral history interview with Jessica Reiser, 2019

    • 2019-02-27
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Mrs. Jessica Reiser is a co-founder and co-owner of Burial Beer Co. The company was founded in Asheville’s South Slope in 2013 by herself, Doug Reisder and Tom Gromley. Over the years, the company has grown in size, adding a second tap room in...
    • Oral history interview with Alex Dwoinen and Mike Craft, 2019

    • 2019-02-28
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • New Belgium Brewing was co-founded in March 1991 by Jeff Lebesch and Kim Jordan after Mr. Lebesch took a bike trip to Belgium in 1988. Since it’s opening in 1991, New Belgium has enjoyed great success and has continued to grow to have over 400...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Doyle, 2019

    • 2019-03-01
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • White Labs was co-established in 1999 by Chris and Lisa White. In 2017, White Labs expanded to their new east coast location in Asheville, North Carolina. Ms. Jo Doyle is the Education and Engagement Center Curator at White Labs in Asheville,...

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