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    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • [Correspondence from Edwin Forrest]

    • 1845-07-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) to his friend James Lawson dated July 3rd, 1845. The letter is written in ink on one large piece of white paper and folded in half to make four sides. The first three pages contain...
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 11 Apr 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Cody discusses her plans for her furlough before transferring to California. She also mentions the whereabouts of a hometown friend and replies to comments from Don's recent letter.
    • [Letter from Ronald H. Lewis to Charles McIver about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1899-12-08
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • A letter from the North Carolina State Board of Health member Dr. Richard H. Lewis to the Charles D. McIver, President of the State Normal and Industrial College. The letter discusses various methods of contamination that may have led to the...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • [Letter from student about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1899-11-29
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • The first six pages of this document is the letter from Pearl Wyche to her mother about the typhoid crisis on the campus of the State Normal and Industrial College in 1899."" The second half is a letter from Pearl Wyche's half-niece, Alice (Poole)...
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1944]

    • 1944-02-22
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • Cayle has learned of the death of her boyfriend and thanks Mrs. Dickson for the consoling letter. She is relieved to know that her mother and sister have moved into their apartment.
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-09-14
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • Kay Cox describes the difficulty of training three new recruits, an amusing visit from an officer, and the army's ever changing recruitment policies. She reprimands Bob for a depressing comment in a previous letter and confirms their mutual...
    • [Response letter to J.B. Tollison from Governor Dan Moore]

    • 1967-11-16
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 16, 1967, is a response to a letter from J.B. Tollison of Asheboro, dated November 3, 1967. In his letter, Mr. Tollison complained about the use of state university facilities to host the Black Power Forum held at the...
    • [Response Letter from Governor Dan Moore to Elmer D. Yost]

    • 1967-11-24
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated November 24, 1967, is Governor Dan K. Moore's response to a November 16, 1967, letter from Elmer D. Yost of Greensboro. Yost's letter complained about the controversial Black Power Forum held at the University of North Carolina...
    • [Correspondence of Helena Modjeska]

    • 1885-11-17
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence of Polish-American actress Helena Modjeska (1840-1909) to an unknown recipient on 17 Nov. 1885. The letter was dictated by Modjeska to another writer and is signed by Modjeska. The letter is written in ink on a piece of heavy...
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • 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,...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to a Miss Herzog, 4 February 1943]

    • 1943-02-04
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer begins the letter with a short, overly formal joke note. She then describes the busy schedule of a WAAC and jokes about the rumor that WAACs serve only to find a husband. Much of the letter is sarcastic commentary about her social life,...
    • [Chancellor Ferguson's response to student letter concerning UNCG food services]

    • 1969-05-09
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter, dated May 9, 1969, is University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson's response to an April 30 letter from UNCG student Nancy Kay Highfill. In her letter, Highfill had expressed dissatisfaction...
    • [Letter from SGA Vice President to Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1973-04-11
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This April 11, 1973, letter from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Student Government Association (SGA) Vice President Cheryl Sosnik to UNCG Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson contains a request for detailed findings from the...
    • [Letter from J. S. Longdon to Dean Katherine Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this May 17, 1963 letter to the Catherine Yalor, dean of students at Woman's College of The University of North Carolina (WCUNC), Longdon condemns the "harassing of local businessmen" by Women's College students and notes their "determination to...
    • [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...


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