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    • Oral History interview with Janice Butler Ryckeley, 2015

    • 7/26/2015
    • WV0589 Janice Butler Ryckeley Collection
    • Primarily documents the life of Janice Butler Ryckeley and her service with the United States Air Force Nurse Corps.

      Ryckeley recalls the expanded nursing education she received through providing health care to people in various countries,...
    • Oral History interview with Jeri I. Graham

    • 2016-11-12
    • WV0628 Jeri I. Graham Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeri I. Graham and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Graham recalls the educational ambitions she felt from an early age, her aspiration to become an expert in Obstetrics and Gynecological...
    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • Interracial Co. Prints Magazine

    • 1969-09-19
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This September 19, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the creation of the first interracially owned and staffed magazine, Equal Opportunity, and brings the publication to light as a...
    • Oral history interview with George H. Evans by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 27, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with George H. Evans, Evans discusses his role as chairman of the Special Committee on Human Rights and as a member the Greensboro Citizens Association during...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • Affirmative Action

    • 1976-04-01
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 1, 1976 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the appointment of Bud Place as the school's newly appointed Affirmative Action Officer. The article also includes the text of a memo from...
    • Spanish Movie Given at Woman's College

    • 1947-03-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • A March 22, 1947 article in The Guilfordian announced the opportunity to view the film Pepita Jimenez at Woman's College (now UNCG). This opportunity was advertised as a unique opportunity to see a foreign language film. The...
    • Oral history interview with Harriet M. Poe, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Harriet M. Poe (?-) was born and raised in East Spencer, North Carolina, near Salisbury. She attended UNCG and graduated in 1971 with a degree in sociology and social work. After working for several years as a social worker, Ms. Poe went on to a...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Herbin by William Link

    • 1990-06-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 5, 1990, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Sarah Herbin, Ms. Herbin primarily discusses her experience working for equal opportunity employment as a staff member of the American Friends Service...
    • Arts Series Segregation Questioned by Students

    • 1968-11-15
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this letter to the editor submitted by Guilford student Kirk Woods, the use of the term "segregation" was in reference to the entire student body being forced to sit in the back of Dana Auditorium during the Arts Series lectures. Woods claimed...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Jackie B. Sparkman, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Jackie B. Sparkman (1946 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), majoring in history and political science. After graduating, she worked for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in...
    • [Letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith]

    • 1957-08-23
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This August 23, 1957 letter from B. Tartt Bell to Benjamin L. Smith expresses support for Smith's work desegregating Greensboro schools. Bell also thanks Smith for the opportunity he and the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) have been given...
    • Sitters-In Invited to Return: Telecast To Commemorate Original Event

    • 1973-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1973 Greensboro Daily News article, Harvey Harris reports on an upcoming ABC News telecast entitled, Whatever Happened to the Greensboro 4. Filming for this telecast reunited the four original participants of...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Brandon III by William Chafe

    • 1978-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Brandon III primarily documents Brandon's involvement in, and the activities of organizations including GUTS (Greensboro United Tutorial Service), YES (Youth Educational Service), OEO...

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