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    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • Oral History interview with Sandra Van Neel Ross, 2015

    • 2015-04-29
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Sandra Van Neel Ross and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Ross describes her introduction to cardiac monitoring, a new concept at the time, her interest in neurosurgery, and the continued...
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses seeing Bob Hope, having kitchen patrol duty, a fire drill, studying for several exams, and going home for the weekend, bringing some of her laundry with her.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-19
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses night duty, missing Jay, doing chores, and news of prisoner liberations, which gives her hope for her husband's quick release.
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-03
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck continues to hope for a letter from Louis, hopes he won't be unhappy to hear she is abroad, and continues to listen to the radio for entertainment. She notes that there are 840 patients in their 400-capacity hospital and encloses a bulletin...
    • Hope Haven Convalescent Home

    • Undated
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Pamphlet on Hope Haven Convalencent Home.
    • [Letter from President Charles McIver, to his wife, Lula]

    • 1891-01-14
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter, from President Charles McIver of the State Normal and Industrial School to his wife, Lula, discusses raw materials and his hope that the training school bill will be passed.
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 20 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-20
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead tells her mother how basic training is proceeding, including her near discharge for an episode of "nerves," the job selection process, her hope to attend radio school, being issued more new uniforms, going for sundaes, and seeing a performance...
    • [Meeting invitation]

    • 1982-07
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This is an invitation sent to prospective attendees of an evening meeting of the Concerned Citizens of the November 3rd Incident. The invitation offers an overview of activities subsequent to the November 17, 1980 not guilty verdict in the murder...
    • [Response from Chancellor Ferguson to Janyce Brewer about UNCG Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-30
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 30, 1967, is University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Ferguson's response to a November 27, 1967 letter from Janyce Brewer and Thomasine Oliver of the UNCG Student Government Association. The...
    • [Statement of Chancellor Ferguson on the UNCG food service workers' strike]

    • 1969-03-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this statement, dated March 27, 1969, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson expresses his concern over the possibility of a strike among UNCG food service workers, his hope that a solution can be found,...
    • Festival for Carl

    • 1986
    • MSS393 Marnie Thompson Papers, 1984-1999
    • Mailer about a memorial program for Carl Wittman hgeld at Camp New Hope in North Carolina.
    • [Gladys Dimmick with Bob Hope, 1946]

    • 1946-06-29
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Gladys Dimmick and Anna Tabbert pose with Bob Hope on an airport tarmack on June 29, 1946. The women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker dress. An airplane with an American flag on the side can be seen in the background and a young girl enters...
    • Union Brings Farmer

    • 1969-02-28
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 28, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by then Assistant Secretary of the Health, Education, and Welfare Department under the Nixon Administration. Farmer was...

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