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    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • 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 K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • Oral history interview with Hazel Meeks Jones, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Hazel Meeks Jones' service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) stateside and abroad, from 1942 to 1965.

      Jones briefly describes her large family and their sharecropping in rural Georgia; her her time in nursing school, focusing...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • King: 'Still The Man Negroes Trust'

    • 1967-11-10
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This interview with Coretta Scott King, wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., appeared in the November 10, 1967, issue of The Carolinian, student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Conducted by feature editor Marie S....
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • [Letter from Richard Ramsay to Harry G. Boyte]

    • 1964-01-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • In this January 23, 1964 letter to Harry G. Boyte, Richard Ramsay informs Boyte of a rally to be held in Greensboro for the anniversary of the February 1, 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. Ramsay compares civil rights activities in Greensboro...
    • [Mary Catherine Dickson at desk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0465 Mary C. Dickson Papers, 1943-1946
    • Mary Catherine Dickson is pictured typing at a desk, in 1943. On the wall behind her hangs art depicting men in battle. A note on the back of the photo indicates that Dickson has been assigned to the Southern Procurement Division of the Marine...
    • Black students On White Southern Campuses

    • 1968-05-03
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This article credited to "Atlanta (CPS)" highlighted the issues facing black students at historically white southern colleges. While this story came from Atlanta, Georgia, the situation facing black students at Guilford College was similar in many...
    • [U.S. Marine Corps Women's Reserve, 1943]

    • 1943-05-27
    • WV0465 Mary C. Dickson Papers, 1943-1946
    • A sticker advertising the U.S Marine Corps Women's Reserve, featuring an illustatrion of a woman Marine, May 27, 1943.
    • Atlanta Negro Students Stage Protests Today

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on demonstrations by college students in Atlanta, GA and the subsequent arrest of some of the protesters by law enforcement.
    • [U.S. Marine Corps women's bowling team, 1971]

    • 1971
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel (far right) and the other four members of the USMC women's bowling team pose for a photo at the 1971 WIBC tournament in Atlanta.
    • Racial Strife Flares in Charleston and New Orleans

    • 1960-03-15
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 15, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. The article reports on demonstrations by college students in Atlanta, GA and the subsequent arrest of some of the protesters by law enforcement.
    • Negro Sitdowners Are Taken to Jail in S.C., Georgia

    • 1960-03-16
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 16, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports the continuation of protests in Atlanta, GA while several demonstrators are arrested Orangeburg, SC after law enforcement use...

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