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    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)...
    • 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 Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • 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 Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • Hotel Topsy Turvy [poster]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Lithograph poster advertising 'Hotel Topsy Turvy' starring Nellie Hawthorne and Josie De Witt. The poster bills the show as being 'The New Musical Comedy' and says that it is coming from Herald Square Theatre, NY. The poster is in color and is...
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • [Benbow Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • Greensboro's best hotel -- M.W. Sterne, proprietor {McAdoo Hotel]

    • 1908
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the McAdoo Hotel, located at 301-311 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel was built in the late 1800s, enlarged in 1902, and destroyed by fire in 1915. A planned new hotel on the site was later constructed as an office tower,...
    • Guilford Hotel rotunda and offive

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel dining room

    • 1910
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Interior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at 120-122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth...
    • Guilford Hotel

    • 1917
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Hotel Guilford, located at South Elm Street and West Sycamore Street (now February One Place) in Greensboro. The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the...
    • O. Henry Hotel enevelope

    • 1970
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Envelope from the original O.Henry Hotel at Elm and Bellemeade Streets in Greensboro. The hotel was demolished in 1979.
    • Benbow House and Elm Street, looking south

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Benbow House hotel, located at 122 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel opened in 1871 and burned down in 1899. It was rebuilt as the Guilford Hotel on the same site after the fire. In approximately 1930, the Guilford...
    • [Guilford Hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • The Hotel Guilford was built on the site of the former Benbow Hotel following an 1899 fire. In approximately 1930, the hotel was replaced by the F.W. Woolworth store where the first "sit-ins" of the civil rights movement occurred in 1960. That...
    • [McAdoo House hotel]

    • 1903
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the McAdoo House hotel, located at 301-311 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel was built in the late 1800s, enlarged in 1902, and destroyed by fire in 1915. A planned new hotel on the site was later constructed as an office...
    • O.Henry Hotel Little Grill menu

    • 1965
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Menu from the Little Grill restaurant at the O. Henry Hotel in Greensboro.
    • O.Henry Hotel breakfast menu

    • 1966
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • Breakfast menu from the O. Henry Hotel in Greensboro.
    • Oral history interview with Jane Tucker Mitchell, 2004,[text/print transcript]

    • 2004-08-18
    • MSS264 Patricia Fairfield-Artman Oral History Collection
    • Jane Tucker Mitchell (1931- ) graduated from Mary Baldwin College in 1953 and received her master’s degree in 1955 from George Washington University. In 1958, Mitchell joined the faculty of Woman’s College, now The University of North Carolina...
    • McAdoo House and Elm Street -- looking north

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the McAdoo House hotel, located at 307 South Elm Street in Greensboro. The hotel was built in the late 1800s, enlarged in 1902, and destroyed by fire in 1915. A planned new hotel on the site was later constructed as an office...

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