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    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • 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 Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • Oral history interview with Don Hughes, 2011

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Don Hughes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent much of his youth in the area. After serving in the Navy from 1946 to 1950, Hughes attended Harvard. He continued at Harvard, earning a degree from Harvard Business School, before joining...
    • 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 M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her 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.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Schrader, 2007

    • 2007-02-02
    • WV0379 Norma Schrader Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Schrader's active service with the WAVES from 1945 to 1946 and 1951 to 1953, and her life in the reserves following these tours.

      Schrader briefly discusses her family, her job at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company...
    • Oral history interview with Frances B. Turner, 2002

    • 2002-01-07
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Frances B.Turner's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Turner briefly describes growing up during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, her training at Watts Hospital, her work for a tobacco...
    • Oral history interview with Alan Cone, 2008

    • 2008-03-25
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Alan Cone, born in Greensboro, North Carolina, has been an integral figure in the city’s development. After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and serving in the Navy, Cone went to work for his family’s apparel business,...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...

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