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    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Faith Sparks Hawkins, 2005

    • 2005-08-03
    • WV0325 Faith S. Hawkins Papers
    • Primarily documents Faith Sparks Hawkins's childhood in Wilkes County, North Carolina, during the Depression; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her family and nursing career after the war.

      Hawkins describes her...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • [Hyla Bynum with basketball team]

    • 1948
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • When Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) graduated from Johnson C. Smith she was offered a teaching job in Wilkes County. She taught elementary grades at Lincoln Heights High School in Wilkes County, N.C. and was the girls basketball coach at the High School,...
    • [Johnson C. Smith photo album]

    • 1944-1948
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina on September 26, 1927. She graduated from Lincoln Heights High School, which included elementary school grades in prior years and was the only black school in Wilkes County. She...
    • [Hyla Bynum Cundiff family photo album, Wilkesboro, N.C.]

    • 1920-1990
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The majority of the photographs in this album center on the life of the Bynum family of Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Included are numerous images of Hyla Bynum, who married Fred Cundiff (also from Wilkes County) in 1944. They knew each other from an...
    • [Fred Cundiff as a young child]

    • 1930-1932
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Fred Cundiff was born in Wilkes County, North Carolina, in 1926.
    • [Fred Cundiff with his family]

    • Undated
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • The Cundiff family lived in Wilkes County, North Carolina
    • [Honor certificate]

    • 1933
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) received this Lincoln Heights High School honor certificate in November 1933, for obtaining a B+ average. The elementary grades shared the building with the high school, because this was the only structure for African...
    • [School scenes]

    • Undated
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • These unidentified images show scenes from a school play and a classroom participatory event, probably from Wilkes County, North Carolina.
    • [Hyla Bynum with her elementary class]

    • Undated
    • CC012 Fred and Hyla Bynum Cundiff Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Photograph of an elementary school class, probably in Wilkes County, North Carolina, where Hyla Bynum (now Cundiff) first taught.
    • Oral history interview with Megan Karbley, 2016 [full audio recording]

    • 2016-12-22
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ms. Karbley was born in Lancaster, PA in 1984, but moved to Wilkesboro, NC in 1988. She graduated from Wilkes Central High School in 2002. Ms. Karbley then attended UNCG where she received a degree in English and immediately went to procure her...

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