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    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Barringer Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-04-25
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Documents Frances Barringer Bailey's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES in Massachusetts; Great Lakes, Illinois; and Corpus Christi, Texas; and her career in education.
      ...
    • Conserving American treasures: Progressive & New Deal Era murals

    • 2007
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The first half of the 20th century was the most prolific period of mural painting in U.S. history. Two specific time periods, the Progressive Era (1904-1933) and the New Deal Era (1930s-early 1940s), saw the creation of Federal Public Arts...
    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • Oral history interview with Francine McAdoo Scott, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Francine McAdoo Scott (1942- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, majoring in sociology. She received her master's in education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Scott remembers her reasons...
    • Oral history interview with Howard A. Chubbs by William Link

    • 1989-09-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 18, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Howard A. Chubbs, Chubbs discusses his background and compares the racial climate of Tennessee; Chicago; Richmond, Virginia; and Greensboro, North...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • [Program for Haverly"s Theatre, "Louis XI" and "The Belle"s...

    • 1884-02-11
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast lists of 'Louis XI' and 'The Belle's Stratagem!' from the Lyceum Theatre Company performance on 11 Feb. 1884 at Haverly's Theatre in Chicago. The clipping shows that Mr. Henry Irving played the role of Louis XI and Doricourt in...
    • Russian-Japanese war atlas

    • 1904
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • An atlas issued by the passenger department of the Chicago & North-Western Railway on the Russo-Japanese War or Far Eastern Conflict.
    • [Program for Haverly"s Theatre, "The Merchant of Venice"]

    • 1884-01-09
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping out of the program for the Lyceum Theatre Company performance of 'The Merchant of Venice' during January 1884 at Haverly's Theatre in Chicago. The clipping contains the cast list, synopsis of scenery and music, and management information,...
    • [Program for Haverly Theatre, Chicago, "Louis XI"]

    • 1885-01-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program from Haverly Theatre in Chicago on 29 Jan. 1885. The program is for The Lyceum Company production of "Louis XI" starring Henry Irving and Ellen Terry. Listed in the cast are Henry Irving, George Alexander, Martin Harvey, and Winifred Emery....
    • [Program for McVicker"s Theatre Chicago, "The Merchant of Venice]

    • 1888
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for Henry Irving and Ellen Terry's Lyceum Company performance of "The Merchant of Venice" at McVicker's Theatre in Chicago early January, 1888. The cast includes Henry Irving, Ellen Terry, and George Alexander. The program includes a cast...
    • Oral history interview with Yvonne Cheek, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-09-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Yvonne Cheek (1945 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in music education. She also holds a Master's from UNCG and a PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cheek talks...
    • [Program for The New Opera House Chicago, "Peck"s Bad Boy"]

    • 1892-02-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program printed on blue paper for Geo. W. Heath's Atkinson Comedy Co. production of "Peck's Bad Boy." This program is for a "one night only" performance at the New Opera House in Chicago, IL on Feb. 3, 1892. The program contains a cast list, brief...
    • [Publicity postcard for Lyric Theatre, Chicago, Sothern & Marlowe]

    • 1911-03-13
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Postcard publicity mailer for the three-week engagement of E. H. Sothern and Julia Marlowe at Chicago's Lyric Theatre. The postcard lists the plays they will be performing each night on one side, and has a place for an address on the opposite side....
    • The ins & outs of fire escapes: Fire safety construction in urban America

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Fire safety construction was first developed beginning in the mid-nineteenth century as a result of fatal incidents in a number of densely populated urban areas, including New York, Chicago, and Boston. Although fire safety regulations were slow to...
    • [Program for McVicker"s Theatre Chicago, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1878-09-09
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Performance record for Joseph Jefferson (1829-1905) in "Rip Van Winkle" on 9 Sept. 1878 at McVicker's Theatre in Chicago. Program also contains ticket information and office hours. The program states that it was perfumed with "Dr. Price's Lily of...
    • Bomb daily [1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Special edition of the newsletter announces the end of World War II.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the 4th platoon of the 11th Spec. Serv. announces the end of the war and describes the Japanese surrender. Other contents include...

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