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    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • 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 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 Dorothy Sullivan, 2004

    • 2004-02-09
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Dorothy Collins Sullivan's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Sullivan details her reasons for joining the WAC, including the slogan "Free a Man to Fight." She...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • Oral history interview with Annis Weir, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0148 Annis Glendon Weir Papers
    • Primarily documents Annis Glendon Weir's early life and nurses' training; her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1946; and her life after World War II.

      Weir discusses nurses' training at St. Francis Hospital in New Jersey,...
    • Lost history: Happy Hill and freedman's enclaves

    • 2006
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Following Emancipation and the end of the Civil War, freed African-Americans built their own neighborhoods and communities. Such places were typically self-sufficient, with businesses, schools, and churches providing residents with necessary goods...
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Anderson, 2000

    • 2000-12-14
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine A. Anderson's time in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) and her personal life before and after her service.

      Personal topics from Anderson's life before military service include: details of her hometown; her brother's...
    • The Student As Nigger

    • 1970-09-25
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This 1967 essay by California State University professor, Jerry Farber, was reprinted in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian on September 25, 1970. The original essay, published during the height of the civil rights movement,...
    • Ballads and other poems [binding]

    • 1848
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Vertical black stripes on deep red (C13) vertical ripple grain cloth; gilt flowers and vines within triple rule border; gilt ornaments and lettering on spine; a.e.g.; pale yellow endpapers; front free endpaper embossed with binder's label "From...
    • The children [binding]

    • 1897
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Pale green linen; yellowish green (C131) branch and leaf design within double rule border, gilt lettering within small gilt bordered panel; spine overdyed yellowish green with gilt lettering; t.e.g., untrimmed; pale yellowish green (C121) endpapers...
    • The history of education in Guilford County

    • 1943-05
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • May 1943 issue of North Carolina Education which describes the history of schools and universities in Guilford County from the Colonial Period to the World War II era. This article by Nellie Rowe Jones details the development of free schools,...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • Somebody special." [1964]

    • 1964-08
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Forty-seven page color recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1964. The booklet follows the fictional enlistment and army service of a character named Barbara, who is depicted in color drawings until she joins the army, at...
    • Be one of the smartest women of the year [1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF) during the Korean War. Poster text encourages women to get a free booklet on the WAF, while blue and white line art illustration depicts a smiling WAF member. 11 inches x 14 inches.

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