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    • Oral history interview with Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 2014

    • 2014-11-01
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford and her service with the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. Bradford recalls her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse, and the lessons she learned in the...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • Oral history interview with Carol Nachtrab, 2008

    • 2008-02-26
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers
    • Documents Carol Nachtrab's service in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

      Nachtrab briefly discusses her education and nurses' training, including being removed from the Toledo Hospital program. She briefly talks about her...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...
    • Oral history interview with Catherine M. Turner, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-10-01
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Catherine M. Turner (1926-2013) came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1971 as an assistant professor in the School of Nursing. She retired in 1988 as assistant dean and an associate professor in the School of...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • Oral history interview with Annis Weir, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0148 Annis Glendon Weir Papers
    • Primarily documents Annis Glendon Weir's early life and nurses' training; her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1946; and her life after World War II.

      Weir discusses nurses' training at St. Francis Hospital in New Jersey,...
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Formal photograph of Ruth Mary Petry wearing her W.A.S.P. (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) uniform.
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Ruth Mary Petry in flight jacket and goggles
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Shamburger, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • WV0051 Elizabeth Shamburger Oral History
    • Chiefly documents Elizabeth Shamburger’s service as a dietitian in the army during World War II and her work in Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospitals after the war.
    • [Veteran's Flag]

    • 1946-10-07
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An up-close view of the veteran's flag hanging in First Baptist Church of Greensboro.
    • [Veteran's Flag]

    • 1946-10-07
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • An up-close view of the veteran's flag hanging in First Baptist Church of Greensboro.
    • [Veteran Bonus]

    • 1945-1946
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A veteran sits at a desk awaiting assistance in applying for GI Benefits with a line of other men behind him.

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