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    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • Oral history interview with Yolanda Leacraft by William Link

    • 1988-11-30
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 30, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Yolanda Leacraft, Yolanda Leacraft primarily discusses her experience as an African-American woman working for Western Electric and later the Center...
    • Oral history interview with Robert M. Calhoun, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-11-03
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Robert M. Calhoon (1935 - ) is a graduate of the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio and holds master's and doctoral degrees from Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He came to The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in...
    • [Marthalou  Hunter and father, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Marthalou Hunter, in WAC overcoat and Hobby hat, and her father H.T. Hunter, president of Western Carolina College, pose outside in the snow, circa 1943.
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Lunsford Dimmick

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Documents Gladys Lunsford Dimmick's time as a control tower operator in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II, as a student at the University of Florida, and as and employee of The University of...
    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-05-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This May 25, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor Ferguson confirms Ferguson's participation in an upcoming conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Ferguson agreed to...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-08-03
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This August 3, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor James S. Ferguson thanks Ferguson for his participation in a July 1970 conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church....
    • Oral history interview with Fred Chappell, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Fred Chappell (1936- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, retiring in 2004 as emeritus professor of English. In 1988, he was named Burlington Industries Excellence Professor of English. He is a writer...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-25
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck, aboard ship somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, is enjoying herself and recently watched the movie "Ball of Fire." She believes her husband is currently involved in a military action with the US Ninth Army on the western front.
    • Told in the hills [binding]

    • 1905
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark green calico-texture cloth; three thick ruled panels in black, central panel has western style horse saddle in black, upper and lower panels lettered in gilt; western style saddle within ornamental decorations and lettering on spine in black...
    • The Primary reader : being easy lessons for young children

    • 1840-1849
    • Early Juvenile Literature Collection
    • 144 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm. Cover title: The Primary reader: for young children. To accompany Webster's spelling book. Illustrated with cuts. ""Constitutes one of the Series of Western Reading Books""--Advertisements. Advertisements on...
    • [Letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-06
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This letter from Lurlene Barnhardt to UNCG Chancellor James S. Ferguson offers some background reading in race relations. At the request of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church, Barnhardt and Ferguson served on a...
    • [Position paper on racism]

    • 1970-07
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In July 1970, the Program Council of the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church sponsored a conference on race relations and religion held at North Carolina A&T State University. The Program Council set up black and white...

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