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    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Julia Hill Gunn, 1999

    • 1999-04-06
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • Documents Julia H. Gunn's life during the Depression; her time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; her service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • Oral history interview with Helen McNaull Stone, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-24
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Helen McNaull Stone (1928-2009) was a member of the Class of 1948 of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and received her master's degree in education from the university in...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • Oral History Interview with Jibreel Khazan by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-27
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 27, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Jibreel Khazan primarily documents Khazan's participation in the 1960 sit-ins at Woolworth's in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Khazan recalls his...
    • 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 Meredith Rolfe Campbell, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0397 Meredith Campbell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Meredith Rolfe Campbell's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1943 and her experiences in New York immediately following.

      Campbell briefly discusses her childhood in rural Montana, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • Oral History Interview with Vanessa Sharpe Bennett

    • 2016-07-17
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Vanessa Sharpe Bennett and her service with the United States Army.

      Bennett describes basic training, how she felt she had more maturity as a result of her life experiences, and her realization that everyone...
    • W.C. informer [number 4]

    • 1946-03-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fourth issue of W.C. Informer discusses of nuclear weapons, federal labor policy (specifically a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would curtail union activities such as "sympathy strikes" wher one union walks out in support of...
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-04
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses the mail, plans for another boat trip and attending church, the hot weather, and hearing on the radio about a plane crashing into the Empire State Building.
    • Oral History interview with Kate I. Germano

    • 2016-11-11
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano
    • Primarily documents the life of Kate I. Germano and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Germano recalls feeling devastated when she was not accepted to the United States Naval Academy, but how this rejection only increased her...
    • [DAR scrapbook, 1944]

    • 1944
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • This scrapbook is a month by month collection of newspaper articles from 1944 collected by the Greensboro Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. This volume thoroughly recognizes the achievements and tragedies of men and women in the...
    • [WACs by a jeep, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Reva Ingram Fortune (right) and three other WACs pose on and beside an army vehicle at Buckingham Army Air Field, Fort Myers, Florida. Another woman can be seen behind the wheel.
    • [Ingrid Ruffin walking at desert military camp, 2003]

    • 2003
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Ingrid Ruffin walks in front of a white truck at a U.S. military installation in Iraq in 2003. Ruffin wears a desert camouflage boonie hat. Another servicewoman can be seen in the bottom left corner of the photo and an Alaska Small Shelter is in...
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945 ]

    • 1945-02-02
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has landed on an island in the Philippines and is stationed at the 133rd General Hospital until another hospital is completed." She describes living in a tent camp in thick mud, washing herself and her clothes using only her helmet, and...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-21
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck is going to an Engineer Club dance with an individual from Atlanta and is planning another boat trip. Pedro, her pet parrot, has died but she enjoys Rebel, her dog.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-02
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's husband will be visiting her parents soon and she wants an update on his physical and emotional health. She is attending another dance with Russ, with whom she is not romantically involved.

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