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    • Oral history interview with Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ward McCaffrey, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • WV0555 Mary Ward McCaffrey Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Ward McCaffrey and her time in the United States Navy.

      McCaffrey discusses her childhood and growing up in the Boston, Massachusetts area, the multiple military members in her family, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • ["The Ray" Newspaper, Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1875-05-12
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • "The Ray" newspaper, dated 12 May 1875, a publication of the Boston Theatre. This newspaper is printed on one large sheet of thin paper and folded in half to be four pages long. The cover page advertises that evening's performance of "Rip Van...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, Boston, "Hamlet"]

    • 1886-12-16
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program from Boston Theatre dated December 16, 1886 featuring Edwin Booth (1833-1893) in the role of "Hamlet." The program is printed on both sides of one large sheet of paper and folded in half to form four pages. The program contains the cast...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • [Playbill for Boston Theatre, "A New Way to Pay Old Debts"]

    • 1867-04-24
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill for April 24, 1867 Boston Theatre performance of 'A New Way to Pay Old Debts' starring Edwin Booth as Sir Giles Overreach. The playbill includes the cast list, Booth's performance schedule for the rest of that week, and seat pricing...
    • [Program for Tremont Theatre, Boston, "Becket"]

    • 1894-01-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for the London Lyceum Theatre Company production of "Becket" starring Henry Irving and Ellen Terry at the Tremont Theatre in Boston. This program is for the week of January 1, 1894. Additional notes on the program indicate the performance...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1867-03-30
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the Boston Theatre program of 'Rip Van Winkle' performed on March 30, 1867. Two other pieces were also performed as a part of this evening's entertainment: 'Bull in a China Shop' and 'Persecuted Dutchman!' Cast lists...
    • Oral history interview with Nina Wiglesworth, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • Primarily documents Nina Johnson Wiglesworth's background; service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Wiglesworth discusses her parents' musical talents; the draft; leaving home after...

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