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    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Muriel Coykendall Kiser, 1999

    • 1999-05-18
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • Documents Muriel Coykendall Kiser's childhood; her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; and her service in Europe with the Red Cross during...
    • 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 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 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 Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • 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 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...
    • [Marjory Johnson outside living quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Marjory Johnson stands outside her living quarters at Mourmelon-le-Petit, France, in spring 1945. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps olive drab skirt and khaki shirt and tie.
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan writes in great detail about V-E Day celebrations in Marseilles, France, including French revelers swarming the streets, a party at the local T.C. club, multiple guns salutes, and the celebratory artillery salvos that occurred...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to her mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-18
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan gives a lengthy description of her vacation with "Lamb" in Juan-les-Pins and Cannes, France. Ryan writes of the beautiful scenery, her activities, and an evening they spent with a Belgian woman who described the hardships faced by the...
    • [WACs beside a road sign for Vittel, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Two WACs and a soldier pose in front of a roadside sign for Vittel, France, in 1945. The women wear the olive drab battledress "Ike" jacket.

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