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    • Oral history interview with Aimee Nott Moore and Vera Rackley Jenkins, 1999

    • 1999-05-14
    • WV0076 Vera Rackley Jenkins Oral History
    • Primarily documents the experiences of Aimee Moore and Vera Jenkins at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); their service as army dietitians during World War II; and their...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Joyner Irby, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-06-28
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Joyner Irby (1932- ) graduated in 1954 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After receiving a master's degree from Duke University, she worked in the recruitment and...
    • Oral history interview with Katherine Stern, 2008

    • 2008-02-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Katherine Stern was born and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. She attended the Woman’s College at Duke University, and returned to Wilmington after graduation to work for The Wilmington Post. Stern discusses her marriage and move to...
    • 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 Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • 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 Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • [Notes on interview with D. Edward Hudgins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a six-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe from a July 6, 1972, interview with D. Edward Hudgins. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hudgins discussed the Greensboro Board of Education's...
    • [Notes on interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkins by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 19, 1972, interview with Dr. George and Anna Simkin. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that the Simkins discussed their childhoods and...
    • [Notes on interview with George Roach by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe on a July 6, 1972, interview with George Roach. Shorthand is used throughout, including "GR" for "George Roach" and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Roach discussed Governor Luther...
    • [Notes on interview with Otis Hairston Sr. by William H. Chafe]

    • 1972-07-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This is a four-page, typed set of notes by William Chafe based on an July 17, 1971, oral history interview with Otis Hairston Sr. Shorthand is used throughout, including "OH" for "Otis Hairston," and "GB" for "Greensboro." Chafe notes that Hairston...
    • [Notes on news articles about desegregation in Greensboro, by William H. Chafe]

    • 1977
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This document consists of two pages of typed notes assembled by William Chafe circa 1977 on news articles about Greensboro desegregation. Article topics include Robert Ford's hiring of black machinists; desegregated North Carolina business; Tartt...
    • Sit-Ins' Silver Day: A look at the lessons 25 years later

    • 1985-01-18
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This article was published in the biweekly North Carolina Independent in commemoration of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's. Written by Duke University historian, William Chafe, the article provide historical...
    • Sit-ins just one step in continuing journey to promised land

    • 1990-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 28, 1990, article in the Greensboro News & Record was authored by William H. Chafe of Duke University, the author of Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina and the Black Struggle for Freedom. In this article...
    • Oral history interview with Charles W. Patterson III, 2010

    • 2010-01-25
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Patterson was born in High Point, North Carolina, in 1939 and has always maintained close ties to the Triad. Patterson attended Davidson College, then worked as a personnel psychologist in the Army. Patterson recounts the tensions of the...
    • Oral history interview with Bob Newton, 2015

    • 2015-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Newton was born in Long Beach, California, in 1940, but was raised in Wyoming. His father owned and published the Wyoming State Journal, a bi-weekly newspaper. After graduating from high school, Newton attended Oregon State University his...
    • Duke Power Press Release for Commencement Home (North Elm Street)

    • 1958
    • UA4 College of Arts and Sciences
    • A press release from Duke Power announcing the Commencement Home has been certified for a Gold Medallion, the nation's highest award for electrical excellence. This house, built in 1958, was located at 2207 North Elm Street. It was part of a...
    • Oral history interview with Floyd McKissick by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 9, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Floyd McKissick, McKissick discusses the organization of CORE chapters in North Carolina, its national and regional leaders, and his activities as a...

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