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    • Oral history interview with Lucy Horne Leath, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lucy Horne Leath (1926- ) was a home economics major and member of the Class of 1947 at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Leath talks about her background, campus life during...
    • Oral history interview with Eloise R. Lewis, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-24
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Eloise R. 'Pattie' Lewis (1920-1999) helped create the School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She served as the first dean of the School of Nursing from 1966-1985. Lewis talks about her background, education and...
    • 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 Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • Oral history interview with Harriet M. Poe, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Harriet M. Poe (?-) was born and raised in East Spencer, North Carolina, near Salisbury. She attended UNCG and graduated in 1971 with a degree in sociology and social work. After working for several years as a social worker, Ms. Poe went on to a...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by William Link

    • 1988-12-06
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a December 7, 1988, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses the role of teachers in the black community, and Dudley High School, and the discrepancy between white and black...
    • Oral history interview with Fred Drake, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-15
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Fred L. Drake (1931-96) was vice chancellor for business affairs at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1980 until his retirement in 1994. Drake discusses his business and academic background, the agenda given him and his...
    • Oral history interview with Lawrence Hart. 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-25
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lawrence Hart (1916-2012) was dean of the School of Music at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1966 until 1981. Hart discusses his career background, the potential he saw at UNCG when he accepted his position, his...
    • Oral history interview with Hollis Rogers, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-04-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Hollis Rogers (1911-2003) was an assistant professor emeritus in biology at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, formerly the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina. He came to the institution in 1948 and retired in 1979. He...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Hyatt Caccavale, 1999

    • 1999-06-18
    • WV0095 Betty Hyatt Caccavale Papers
    • Primarily documents Caccavale's childhood in rural South Carolina and her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES as a cryptographer in Washington, D.C., during World War II.


      Caccavale discusses her family background and awareness of current...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • Oral History Interview with Jack Elam by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Jack Elam primarily documents Jack Elam's career as Greensboro city attorney from 1954-1961 and mayor from 1969 to 1971. Elam briefly describes his background and education...
    • 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 Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers by William Link

    • 1989-04-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 26, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Cleveland Sellers, Sellers primarily discusses the history, spread, and philosophical background of the civil rights movement, especially as it was...

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