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    • Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers by William Link

    • 1989-05-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Cleveland Sellers, Sellers primarily details the activities of SNCC in Mississippi and Alabama from 1963 through 1967. He describes various projects and...
    • 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 Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Fulner Wakefield, 2003

    • 2003
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathryn Wakefield's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.



      Wakefield discusses the Depression, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and attending business...
    • [Viola Brown Sanders at officer's reception, 1963]

    • 1963-10
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Viola Brown Sanders (right) speaks with Admiral U.S.G. Sharp, Commander in Chief Pacific (left), and Lieutenant Commander Fran Hamilton at an officer's reception in Honolulu in October of 1963. Both women wear the WAVES service dress white uniform...
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • 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 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds, 2012

    • 2012-10-25
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • Documents the life of Jacqueline Marion Edmunds from her early life growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s, her decision to join the United States Navy in 1979, basic training in Orlando, Florida, and "A" School...
    • [Lenora I. Nagel at Keesler Air Force Base, 1953]

    • 1953-11
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Lenora I. Nagel, in her WAF blue winter uniform, stands outdoors at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, where she attended radio school in November 1953.
    • [Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill, 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Portrait of Betty Pegg Hemphill in WAF khaki shirtwaist with winged propeller insignia and garrison cap, taken while she was stationed in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1951.
    • [WAF unit on parade, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • A squadron of WAFs march toward the camera while on parade at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Mississippi, circa 1951.
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt, 2012

    • 2012-03-10
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Bernhardt's childhood; her nursing service with the United States Air Force and Veteran's Administration; and her life after retirement.

      Bernhardt describes growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1950s and...
    • Oral history interview with Cathy Illman Sykes, 2006

    • 2006-01-25
    • WV0340 Cathy Illman Sykes Oral History
    • Primarily documents Cathy Illman Sykes's background; nursing education; service in the U.S. Air Force from 1983 to 2003; and the impact of her military career on the rest of her life.

      Sykes discusses her family; her decision to obtain a...
    • Dick Gregory

    • 1970-10-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 9, 1970 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on a talk by black comedian and activist, Dick Gregory, who recently visited the campus. Gregory's talk focused on the critical state of...

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