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    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • 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.
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    • 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 Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • Oral history interview with Susannah Thomas Watson, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Susannah Thomas Watson (1918-2003) graduated in 1939 with a degree in English from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watson describes student social life, town students, the...
    • Oral history interview with Janet MacCubbin, 2009

    • 2009-05-14
    • WV0463 Janet MacCubbin Papers
    • Primarily documents Janet MacCubbin's service in the American Red Cross during World War II, and her education at the Womea's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG).

      MacCubbin tells of growing up during the Great Depression...
    • Oral history interview with Key L. Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-06-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Key Barkley (1900-2001) was a professor in the department of psychology from 1931-1949. He also served as dean of men when men were admitted to The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina during the Great Depression and was responsible...
    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Dowd Brantley, 2001

    • 2001-05-02
    • WV0211 Shirley D. Brantley Papers
    • Primarily documents Shirley Dowd Brantley's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1954.

      Brantley recalls childhood memories of World War II, including blackouts and air raids in her hometown of Pittsburgh, victory gardens, rationing,...
    • Oral history interview with Bynum Hunter, 2009

    • 2009-04-27
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bynum Hunter was born in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1925 and lived the majority of his life in the city. Hunter discusses his childhood and the challenges of the Great Depression, his time in law school at the University of North Carolina at...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Motsinger Evans, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-08-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mary Motsinger Evans (1916-2011) graduated in 1936 with a degree in biology from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating from WCUNC, she taught biology for...
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • Oral history interview with Diane Getz

    • 2009-03-10
    • WV0454 Diane Getz Papers
    • Diane Getz summarizes her early life, education, and service in the American Red Cross. She tells of her service in Vietnam.

      Getz primarily documents her experience in the American Red Cross from 1969 to 1978. She describes the various...
    • Oral history interview with Ava Caudle Honeycutt, 2008

    • 2008-11-22
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers
    • Primarily documents Ava Honeycutt’s service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

      Honeycutt discusses her childhood in rural North Carolina at length, including: growing up on a farm; the Great...
    • Oral history interview with Pauline Rogstad Allison, 2006

    • 2006-08-01
    • WV0357 Pauline Rogstad Allison Papers
    • Primarily documents Pauline Rogstad Allison's service with the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years on a hospital ship in China; and her life after the war.

      Allison speaks chiefly about her service with the Navy...

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