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    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0085 Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke Papers
    • Primarily details Lucke's experiences as a town student at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her training at St. Albans Naval Hospital; and working in the U.S. Navy WAVES...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley F. John, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Shirley Ferren John's service in the USMC (United States Marine Corps) from 1953 to 1955.

      John discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; her family's reaction to her enlistment; segregation; the cap on...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cooper Floyd, 1999

    • 1999-03-03
    • WV0048 Mary Cooper Floyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Elizabeth C. Floyd's clerical work for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in Washington, D.C., and Long Island, New York, during World War II; and her life after the...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White'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 Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • Oral history interview with Joan E. Gerichten, 1999

    • 1999-10-29
    • WV0109 Joan E. Gerichten Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan Gerichten's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1954 to 1961 and her experiences as an officer's wife after marriage.

      Gerichten details her early desire to join the Marines; boot camp training;...
    • Oral history interview with S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Beetham Jones's service from 1952 to 1980 with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for twenty-eight years and her military and civilian career in public information and journalism.

      Jones discusses her high education and...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Scales Dark, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-02-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Linda Scales Dark (1946- ) graduated in 1968 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in biology. She received her nursing degree from Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island is retired from Novant Health...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Oral history interview with Emilie W. Mills, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-03
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Emilie W. Mills (1940- ) obtained her bachelor's degree in art from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1962 and her master of fine arts (MFA) degree from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1965, as the...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • Oral history interview with Marie Kevensky, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0113 Marie Kevensky Oral History
    • Primarily documents Marie Kevensky's experiences in the Marines Corps Women's Reserve from 1951 to 1954 and her duties in Europe with the Department of State Foreign Service.

      Kevensky discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; physical...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...

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