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    • 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...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • Oral history interview with Carrie G. Radnik, 2003

    • 2003-01-14
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • Primarily documents Carrie Gammel Radnik's service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945.

      Pre-war topics include Radnik's high school education; the Depression; studying nursing at Touro Infirmary, New Orleans; and the attack on Pearl...
    • 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 Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Dolores Meurer Reed, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0398 Dolores Reed Oral History
    • Primarily documents Dolores Meurer Reed's service in the WASP from 1943 to 1944.

      Reed discusses her early childhood, her first experience flying, earning money to pay for flight lessons, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. She discusses learning...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • [Viola Brown Sanders swears in WAVES, 1949]

    • 1949-06
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Viola Brown Sanders, holding a Bible, swears in four WAVES who have signed up for another tour at U.S. Naval Station New Orleans, Louisiana, in June of 1949. All of the women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker working uniform. Pictured (from...
    • [Caroline Morrison and Fran Taylor in New Orleans, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Carol Morrison Garrett (right) and Fran Taylor (left) pose for a photograph in New Orleans in 1946. Garrett is wearing an olive drab service dress uniform and army garrison cap. Taylor is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps wool overcoat and garrison...
    • 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,...
    • [Red Cross workers at Mardi Gras, circa 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • Dorothy Coley (right) and friends, including fellow Red Cross members in uniform, celebrate the first Mardi Gras after World War II in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 1946.
    • [Correspondence from Dame Ellen Terry]

    • Undated
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Dictated letter from Dame Ellen Terry (1847-1928) on official Lyceum Company Fifth American Tour stationery to a Dr. Wales. Terry signs her own name and indicates that she is at the Arlington Hotel. Cities on the tour listed on the stationery are...

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