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    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Brothers Currin, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Ann Brothers Currin (1930-1991) graduated from the Woman's College of The University of North Carolina in 1951, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro or UNCG. She was an art education major, a class officer and member of Golden Chain...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Jane DeWan, 1999

    • 1999-01-28
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • Documents Mary Jane DeWan's pre-war nurse's training; her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945; and her life and career following World War II.

      DeWan briefly discusses her nursing training before...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Belknap Illman, 2006

    • 2006-01-17
    • WV0338 Grace Illman Papers
    • Primarily documents Grace Belknap Illman's childhood in Washington and Oregon; her experiences teaching army ground school from 1942 to 1945; and her teaching career after the war.

      Illman discusses her family background, childhood, and...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Sullivan, 2004

    • 2004-02-09
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Dorothy Collins Sullivan's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Sullivan details her reasons for joining the WAC, including the slogan "Free a Man to Fight." She...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Fulner Wakefield, 2003

    • 2003
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathryn Wakefield's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.



      Wakefield discusses the Depression, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and attending business...
    • [Speech by Benjamin L. Smith to the Kiwanis Club]

    • 1954
    • RL.01210 Benjamin Lee Smith Papers
    • This is a transcript of a speech given by Greensboro school superintendent, Benjamin L. Smith, to the Kiwanis Club of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, at the celebration of their thirtieth anniversary in 1954. In the speech, Smith calls upon the...
    • Selective Service -- Printed -- Clippings 1 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1940-1947
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains clippings from several local newspapers such as The Democrat, The Greensboro News-Record, The News and Observer, and The Greensboro Daily News. In addition to Lewis being mentioned in many articles, there are also reports...
    • Oral history interview with Francine McAdoo Scott, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Francine McAdoo Scott (1942- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, majoring in sociology. She received her master's in education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Scott remembers her reasons...
    • 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 Francine McAdoo Scott, 2013 [full audio recording]

    • 2013-06-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Francine McAdoo Scott (1942- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, majoring in sociology. She received her master's in education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Scott remembers her reasons...
    • Oral history interview with Linner Ward Griffin, 2014 [full audio recording]

    • 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 Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...

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