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  • Description: anecdotes
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    • [Anecdotes on Dr. Sam Ravenel]

    • 1957;1976-1987
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Primarily a series of anecdotes written on the topic of Dr. Sam Ravenel, apparently solicited by Dr. Robert L. Phillips in preparation of his biography of Dr. Ravenel. Includes humorous and serious stories about Dr. Ravenel and other topics in the...
    • ["The Ray" Newspaper, Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1875-05-12
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • "The Ray" newspaper, dated 12 May 1875, a publication of the Boston Theatre. This newspaper is printed on one large sheet of thin paper and folded in half to be four pages long. The cover page advertises that evening's performance of "Rip Van...
    • Statement to the North Carolina Advisory Commission on Civil Rights

    • 1980-02-26
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This February 26, 1980 statement by the Communist Workers Party (CWP) to the North Carolina Advisory Committee on Civil Rights, frames the November 3, 1979, Greensboro Massacre, in terms of civil rights. The statement outlines the work of the CWP...
    • Oral history interview with David Morehead by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-06-05
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a June 5, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with David Morehead, Morehead primarily discusses his involvement with the Hayes-Taylor YMCA, including its activities and services for the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin and Jennie Parker by William Link

    • 1987-03-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a March 26, 1987, interview conducted by William Link with Franklin and Jennie Parker, the Parkers recall anecdotes of their lives that trace the path of desegregation. They discuss politics in Greensboro, how they were...
    • Miscellaneous [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1941-1944
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder includes a 1942 and 1944 copy of Memorial Day programs for the services held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Correspondence from families regarding loved ones lost during World War II is also included, along with a clipping from The Greensboro...
    • [DAR scrapbook, 1942]

    • 1942
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • This scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record, including notices of such occurrences as enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment...
    • [Letters to Ethel Arnett from Porter family members]

    • 1965-1969
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • This folder contains seventeen letters, seventeen covers, and two typed pages of notes dealing with O. Henry, possibly by Mrs. Arnett or possibly sent to her in a letter. These letters are to Mrs. Arnett from members of the Coleman and Porter...
    • Oral history interview with Brenda Cooper, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-25
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Brenda Meadows Cooper (1942- ) obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1968 as assistant director of alumni affairs. She became associate director...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary  McGee, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-05-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Rosemary McGee (1926- ) was a faculty member in the physical education department of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for thirty-four years, retiring in 1988. During that time she also served as acting dean of woman students and...
    • General correspondence applications Ra-Rl 1900 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include potential students, recommendation letters, the application process, material to be published, correspondence with the Remington Standard Typewriter Company, educational...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary McGee, 1990 [full audio recording]

    • 1990-05-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Rosemary McGee (1926- ) was a faculty member in the physical education department of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro for thirty-four years, retiring in 1988. During that time she also served as acting dean of woman students and...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Martha M. Boger, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • WV0032 Martha Boger Papers
    • Documents Martha Boger's attendance at Woman's College during the Depression, her Women's Army Corps (WAC) basic training in 1945; and her experiences as a physical therapist in the Army Medical Specialist Corps for the following twenty years....
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Farrington Gribble, 1999

    • 1999-02-09
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dottie" Farrington Gribble's military service in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Bergstrom Field in Texas, and her personal life and...
    • Oral history interview with Nina M. Greenlee, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Nina M. Greenlee's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1920s; her service in the United States and Italy with the Women's Army...
    • 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 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...
    • Oral history interview with Marian Krugman, 2006

    • 2006-07-29
    • WV0354 Marian Gold Krugman Papers
    • Primarily documents Marian Estelle Gold Krugman's background; her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Krugman discusses her family history, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...

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