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    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis, 1999

    • 1999-03-01
    • WV0047 Eloise Rallings Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis's nursing education; service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her career in nursing education, particularly her tenure as dean of the School of Nursing...
    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • 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...
    • [Circular for Walnut St. Theatre, Charlotte Cushman]

    • 1842-10-31
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Circular of the Walnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia on Oct. 31, 1842, signed by the theatre's manager, American tragic actress Charlotte Cushman. The circular is letterpressed on official Walnut St. Theatre staionery and is signed in ink. The...
    • Oral history interview with Jackie B. Sparkman, 2013 [full audio recording]

    • 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...
    • [First Sergeant's School class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • The 23 female Marines of the January-March 1944 First Sergeant's School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stand at parade rest in their classroom. The women wear the winter forest green uniform with bell-crown hat.
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford during a day out and about in Philadelphia while stationed at Children's Hospital; 1944.
    • [Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford during a day out and about in Philadelphia while stationed at Children's Hospital; 1944.
    • GHM_MssColl241.1.1_09

    • 1955
    • Mss. Coll. 241 Vick Chemical Co. Collection
    • Personnel representatives meeting at the Sedgefield Inn to discuss the problems involved in recruiting the best men from colleges and univerisities, 1955. Left to right: (1st Row) Frank Edelblut, Greensboro; Ken Bevan, Greensboro; Jim Rehlander,...
    • [Autograph of Edwin Forrest]

    • 1862-03-02
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Autograph of Edwin Forrest (1806-1872), first star of the American stage. The autograph is in ink and accompanies a quote by Joseph Addison which Forrest wrote above his name in Philadelphia on March 2, 1862. The quote and autograph were written on...
    • [Playbill for New Chestnut St. Theatre, Philadelphia, "Metamora]

    • 1863-04-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Playbill dated April 6th, 1863 for Edwin Forrest's (1806-1872) production of "Metamora" at the New Chestnut St. Theatre in Philadelphia. The playbill is printed on one side of paper and contains information written on the back by the original...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy L. Moore-Duncan, 2013 [full audio recording]

    • 2013-06-07
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dorothy L. Moore-Duncan (1948- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1969, majoring in political science. She has a law degree from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and worked for the National Labor...
    • Oral history interview with Geraldine Muse Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • WV0129 Geraldine Muse Phillips Papers
    • Primarily documents Geraldine Muse Phillips's background; her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in the late 1940s; and her family life after her military service.

      Phillips discusses moving frequently as a child; her mother's mental...

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