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    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents AndrĂ©e B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Brandon III by William Chafe

    • 1978-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Brandon III primarily documents Brandon's involvement in, and the activities of organizations including GUTS (Greensboro United Tutorial Service), YES (Youth Educational Service), OEO...
    • [Four WAVES and a sailor, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Five U.S. Navy members pose outside a building at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas, circa 1946. The WAVES are identified as colleagues of Francis B. Bailey, who worked in the base's dispersing and payroll offices.
    • [Portrait of Dorothy B. Austell]

    • 1943-06-11
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Photographic portrait of Dorothy B. Austell, in uniform, standing by a field, with farm workers in the background. The photograph is dated June 11, 1943.
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • Oral history interview with Jackie B. Sparkman, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Jackie B. Sparkman (1946 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), majoring in history and political science. After graduating, she worked for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Irene A. Gepfert Mertz, 2011

    • 2011-05-09
    • WV0517 Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Papers
    • Irene Mertz speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mertz discusses her time in military service in Oahu, especially one of her patients there, Major Roger G.B. Broome, who later passed away after...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given...
    • Oral History Interview with Susie Jones by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1978 with Susie Williams Jones primarily documents Ms. Jones' memories of Bennett College, desegregation, and Greensboro, North Carolina, during the forties and fifties. Jones recalls her...
    • Oral history interview with Roger F. Davis, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Roger F. Davis (1932- ) came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) as a purchasing agent in 1964 and retired in 1991 as director of purchases and stores. Davis discusses his responsibilities, such as purchasing land and...
    • [Three WASPs in front of propeller, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Jane B. Doyle (left) and two fellow WASPs pose together on a tarmac in front of a plane, circa 1944. Doyle wears the WASP battle jacket and slacks with a field cap. The middle WASP wears the Santiago blue dress uniform with skirt and beret but no...

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