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  • Description: Polio
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    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • Oral history interview with Evander Gilmer by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-06-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 10, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Evander Gilmer, Gilmer discusses growing up in segregated Greensboro and his participation in civil rights activities as a student at NC A&T in 1962 and...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Lewis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1981-01-17
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 17, 1981, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Frances Lewis, Lewis discusses her participation in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, including the sit-ins of 1960, demonstrations in 1962 and...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Player by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-12-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 3, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Willa Player, Player discusses race relations in Greensboro in the 1950s and early 1960s, including the role of specific African-Americans and white...
    • Oral history interview with Elisabeth Bowles, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-04
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elisabeth Bowles (1928-2004) graduated from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1950 before it became The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She joined the School of Education faculty in 1956, first teaching at the Curry...
    • Oral history interview with Otis L. Hairston Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Otis L. Hairston Jr., Hairston primarily discusses his involvement in civil rights demonstrations as a high school student in the spring of 1963. He describes...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Dowd Brantley, 2001

    • 2001-05-02
    • WV0211 Shirley D. Brantley Papers
    • Primarily documents Shirley Dowd Brantley's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1954.

      Brantley recalls childhood memories of World War II, including blackouts and air raids in her hometown of Pittsburgh, victory gardens, rationing,...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Outterbridge by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-07-24
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 24, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Sarah Outterbridge, Outterbridge primarily discusses her experiences with CORE, including its strategies. She describes a training workshop and the role of...
    • Oral history interview with Furman Melton Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-04-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 12, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Furman Melton Jr., Melton describes his experiences as a member of a special police unit assigned to the demonstrations in 1963, including the duties of...
    • Oral history interview with Herman G. Enochs by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Herman G. Enochs, Enochs describes the effects of mass arrests in spring 1963 on the local judicial system. He discusses efforts to speed the judicial...
    • Oral history interview with Jibreel Khazan by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-04
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 4, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Jibreel Khazan, Khazan discusses the objectives and strategies of the demonstrations of 1960 and 1963, including the circumstances of the February 1960...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • [The history of polio in Greensboro]

    • 1984-11-08
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A narrative history of the medical response to polio and polio outbreaks in Greensboro, North Carolina, given as a presentation by Dr. Samuel Ravenel on November 8, 1984, at the Greensboro Historical Medical Library.
    • [Polio patient in a special tub]

    • 1950-01-19
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 19, 1950. 10 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Betty Smith with polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Nurse and polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Betty Smith with polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Betty Smith with polio victim]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...
    • [Nurse at the bedside of a polio victim in a tent]

    • 1950-01-23
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • January 23, 1950. 11 a.m. Photograph taken on behalf of the March of Dimes. Shows a child likely at the Central Carolina Convalescent Hospital, also known as the polio hospital, in Greensboro, which served the central North Carolina region. This...

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