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    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita J. Johnson, 2002

    • 2002-01-15
    • WV0239 Juanita J. Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Juanita Johnson's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1952 to 1954 and her subsequent education and career in teaching.

      Johnson provides a brief overview of her childhood, her reasons for not becoming a nurse,...
    • Oral history interview with Heather Gonzalez, 2013

    • 2013-08-12
    • WV0547 Heather L. Gonzalez Oral History
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Heather Gonzalez; and her time served in the United States Navy.

      Gonzalez recounts living at various air force stations throughout her childhood, her active involvement from the age of sixteen with...
    • Oral history interview with JoAnne Smart Drane, 2008 [text/print transcript]

    • 2008-06-05
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • JoAnne Smart Drane (1938- ) graduated in 1960 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was one of the first two African American students to be accepted and to attend the...
    • Oral history interview with Estelle Garner Ptaszynski, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • Primarily documents Estelle Ptaszynski's nurses training; service in England with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II; and personal life and nursing career after the war.

      Ptaszynski discusses her decision to become a nurse and...
    • Oral history interview with Scottie Hudson, 2008

    • 2008-03-28
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Primarily describes Hudson's childhood, education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and twenty-seven year career in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve."

      Hudson describes her childhood in Alamance County, North...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Cates Lacy, 2011

    • 2011-04-12
    • WV0515 Linda Cates Lacy Papers
    • Linda Cates Lacy tells of her early life, education, military service, and involvement in compiling a history of female Marines.

      Lacy discusses changes in the role of women in the United States Marine Corps over the course of her service,...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • [WAC softball team, 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Photo of the "George!" softball team, comprised of WACs stationed at European Command Intelligence Center (ECIC) at Oberursel, Germany, taken from behind to show the back of their uniforms in 1954. Photo caption: "We're Number 1!'
    • [Special Services Department collects rations, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • CPL Doris Kraut (right) and a fellow WAC from the Special Services Department stationed at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in Frankfurt, Germany, collect rations for children in displaced persons camps during the holiday season in...
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • [Jane Brister, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Portrait of Jane Brister, 1945.
    • [Jane Brister, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Portrait of Jane Brister in the new WAC uniform (with no tie), circa 1954.
    • [Jane Brister at pistol range, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Jane Brister on the Camp King pistol range at Oberursel, Germany, aiming a .45 pistol, circa 1952. She qualified.
    • [Camp King WAC Detatchment, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Picture of four new members of the WAC Detatchment at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952. The three WACs on the right are wearing the taupe Hattie Carnegie uniform, while the fourth is in a taupe field jacket.
    • [WACs holding pennant, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Two WACs stand on the elevated porch outside their barracks at Camp King, holding their WAC guidon (Pallas Athene in green on yellow pennant), circa 1952.

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