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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Wolff German, 2009

    • 2009-03-08
    • WV0479 Marjorie Wolff German Papers
    • Marjorie German tells of her early life, education, and service in World War II.

      German gives a detailed description of serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship operating in the North Atlantic, her military training, and her travels across...
    • Oral history interview with Jacqueline Marion Edmunds, 2012

    • 2012-10-25
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • Documents the life of Jacqueline Marion Edmunds from her early life growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s, her decision to join the United States Navy in 1979, basic training in Orlando, Florida, and "A" School...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Sligh B. Barwikowski, 2000

    • 2000-11-17
    • WV0188 Bertha Barwikowski Papers
    • Barwikowski primarily discusses her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and her personal life following the war.

      Barwikowski discusses her ethnic heritage and her Polish ancestors. She then describes her experience in the WAC,...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • [Letter from Marjorie L. Jackson to Henry, 30 May 1945]

    • 1945-03-30
    • WV0342 Marjorie L. Jackson Letters, 1945
    • Jackson relates to her fiance how she obtained a transfer from clerk-typist to music instructor. She includes a summary of a conversation with her classification officer and expresses deep affection for Henry.
    • Great Atlantic and Pacific tea store

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) store, located at 326 South Elm Street in Greensboro.
    • [Army nurses during bivouac training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • Army nurses Milly Collins, Shirley Van Brakle, Louise Bergwell, Humphrey, and Gibbons, all in field uniforms, pose outside tents while on bivouac training in Atlantic City before going overseas, circa 1944.
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • U.S. and foreign servicewomen walk past what appears to be Fredriksborg Palace outside Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic Association conference on "The Importance of Women in the NATO...
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen at museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Viola Brown Sanders (sixth from the right, with handbag) stands among a group of U.S. and foreign servicewomen admiring the artwork in a large room in Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic...
    • General correspondence 1904 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1904
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Documents and letters addressed to Charles D. McIver, as well as some written by him, from the year 1904. Topics include the construction of the Curry building following a dormitory fire, construction of the new library, secretarial letters by...
    • Correspondence of Dr. & Mrs. McIver 1893 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1893
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters exchanged between Dr. & Mrs. Charles McIver in 1893, describing matters with the State Normal and Industrial School and statewide education. Topics include Lizzie Nelson (a student assisted by Dr. Forney following the death of her mother),...

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