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  • Description: Williams
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    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • Oral history interview with Janet C. Boyte by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-08-31
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 31, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Janet C. Boyte, Ms. Boyte primarily discusses the career and civil rights activities of her husband, Harry Boyte, especially his employment with various...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • A boot's eye-view [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • Orientation book for WAVES recruits "boots" entering the U.S. Naval Training School at Hunter College, New York, during World War II. Included are photos of officers and information on barracks life, meals, uniforms, exercise, drills, classes,...
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • Oral history interview with Lois Lucas Williams by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980-12-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 27, 1980, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Lois Lucas Williams, Ms. Williams discusses the formation of CORE, its leaders, planning and strategy sessions, and her role in the organization as...
    • Oral history interview with May Williams Hicks, 1980 [text/print transcript]

    • 1980-07-09
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • May Williams Hicks (1885-1989) was a member of the Class of 1905 of the State Normal & Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Hicks recalls student life and buildings on campus, specifically The Administration...
    • [Mary Williams Elder at Military Reservation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Mary Williams Elder stands before a building labled "Military Reservation/ Restricted" by the sign in front, probably at Daytona Beach, Florida, during basic training in January 1943. She is wearing the WAAC summer khaki shirtwaist, tie, and skirt...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • Oral History Interview with Eula Hudgens by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 17, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Eula Hudgens primarily documents Ms. Hudgens' involvement in desegregation of Greensboro schools and businesses during the 1960s and 1970s. Hudgens discusses race...
    • [Smoking acknowledgement from Bettie Williams]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • In this written acknowledgment, Bettie Williams admits to the number of cigarettes she had smoked and notes that other people had smoked as well.

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