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    • Oral History interview with Earlene Denise Green English, 2015

    • 2015-11-06
    • WV0597 Earlene Denise Green English
    • Primarily documents the life of Earlene Denise Green English and her service with the United States Army and United States Army Reserve.

      English recalls the exceptional discipline and the survival and defensive skills she learned while in...
    • Oral History interview with Linda Caulder Smith, 2015

    • 2015-03-11
    • WV0578 Linda Caulder Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Linda Caulder Smith and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Smith recalls her childhood in North Carolina, helping out on her grandfather's farm, and her desire to get away and do something bigger...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Mesina Ehlenfeldt, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • WV0554 Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt Oral History
    • Primarily documents the early life of Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt and her service in the United States Navy.

      Ehlenfeldt recounts growing up in West Haven, Connecticut with her parents and three brothers, her decision to leave home and join the...
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • Oral history interview with Irene A. Gepfert Mertz, 2011

    • 2011-05-09
    • WV0517 Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Papers
    • Irene Mertz speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mertz discusses her time in military service in Oahu, especially one of her patients there, Major Roger G.B. Broome, who later passed away after...
    • Oral History interview with Deanna Secore Magee

    • 2016-04-24
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deanna Secore Magee and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Magee recalls often times being the lone female in her platoon, and having to work as hard as the males to prove herself and gain...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...
    • Oral history interview with George E. McSpadden, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-01
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • George E. McSpadden (1912-2000) received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of New Mexico and earned his doctoral degree from Stanford University. In 1967, he was appointed professor and head of the Department of Romance...
    • Nov. 3 rally indictments are asked

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 25, 1981 article by Ed Hatcher of the Greensboro Daily News, reports that outgoing U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had recommended criminal investigations and federal civil rights charges against participants in the murder of five Communist...
    • Ferguson Reply: Right to Conduct Forum Defended

    • 1967-11-16
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited article from the November 16, 1967, Greensboro Daily News, reports on comments by University of North Carolina at Greensboro Chancellor James Sharbrough Fergsuon following the controversial Black Power Forum held November 1-3, 1967,...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-07
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves wishes her dad a Happy Birthday, thanks him for looking after her finances, and is glad that he approves of Tom. She tells of the new canteen, a possible promotion, and her new watch. She also describes Tom's new living situation at an...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • Carolinian Photos of the Funeral March in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, untitled photo spread from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), includes four captioned photographs of a funeral march held November 11, 1973, to commemorate the...
    • [Paraphrase of statement to Frank Pleasants of Greensboro Record]

    • 1967-11-15
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a note of statements apparently made by University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to Frank Pleasants of the Greensboro Record on November 15, 1967. The comments concern the controversial Black...

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