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    • Oral history interview with Mary Ward McCaffrey, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • WV0555 Mary Ward McCaffrey Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Ward McCaffrey and her time in the United States Navy.

      McCaffrey discusses her childhood and growing up in the Boston, Massachusetts area, the multiple military members in her family, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Claudia Butler Geniton, 2011

    • 2011-03-25
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • Claudia Butler Geniton speaks of her early life and military service (both active duty and reservist duty).

      Geniton notes her duties in both the Vietnam War and Gulf War and the time between. She mentions diverse duties and training, such as...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • 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 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Linner Ward Griffin, 2014 [text/print transcript]

    • 2014-02-27
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Linner Ward Griffin (1942-2015 ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and graduated in 1964 with a major in history. Griffin has a Master's in Social Work from the...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with Carson Bain by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1977-06-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 30, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Carson Bain, Bain primarily discusses political and social issues in Greensboro, including bond issues, construction and renovation of the coliseum, ward...
    • Oral history interview with Louise M. Ward, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-14
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Louise M. Ward (1912-2002) graduated in 1933 with a degree in chemistry from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Ward expresses her opinion about the sixteen institutions in the...
    • Oral history interview with Hazel Meeks Jones, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Hazel Meeks Jones' service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) stateside and abroad, from 1942 to 1965.

      Jones briefly describes her large family and their sharecropping in rural Georgia; her her time in nursing school, focusing...
    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • Social Activists Turn Up Heat

    • 1980-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Jack Scism and William March discusses the not guilty verdicts in the Klan/Nazis trial regarding the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, on November 3,...
    • Oral history interview with Terry Ward Cockerham, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-09-29
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Terry Ward Cockerham (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1969 with a Bachelor's in Economics and Business Administration. Cockerham recalls growing up in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, where she attended...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • [Letter from Lamb to mother Ryan, Pap, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-03-22
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan's friend "Lamb" writes to Ryan's family, thanking them for a birthday card they sent and expressing how much she value's Ryan's companionship."Lambie" also discusses being on on night duty for five separate wards, including a...
    • [Peg Ward at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Peg Ward sits on a set of stairs outside Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. Ward is wearing a short sleeved Army Nurse Corps (ANC) hospital uniform. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"How we hated those wrap around...
    • Oral history interview with Evelyn Small Henson, 2001

    • 2001-05-13
    • WV0214 Evelyn Henson Papers
    • Primarily documents Evelyn Small Henson's nursing education and training before and after World War II; her experiences in the Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1945; and her work as a public health nurse in North Carolina.

      Henson provides...
    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 23 October 1943]

    • 1943-10-23
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • Rice, somewhere in Africa, tells of her trip to the capitol city, school children visiting the hospital today, and a USO show she saw starring Frederic March. She is currently in charge of the psychopathic ward of the hospital.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-03
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck describes her Filipino patient ward, including a former Japanese prisoner who tells of "the atrocities of the Japs" and mentions updates on several friends.
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...

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