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  • Description: celebrations
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    • Oral history interview with Millie Dunn Veasey, 2000

    • 2000-06-25
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Millie Dunn Veasey's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps] during World War II, and her subsequent education and career at St. Augustine's College.

      Veasey discusses...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • [May Queen tiara]

    • 1947
    • UA100 Artifact Collection
    • Tiara worn by May Queens during the May Day pageants held on campus. While May Day celebrations on campus date back to the turn of the century, this particular tiara was first worn by May Queens in the 1940's. Evidence of its use can be found in...
    • Betty Magnusson letter

    • Undated
    • WV0341 Betty Magnusson Letters, 1943-1945
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • Basic operational plan: Commemoration of first sit-In

    • 1980-02
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This twenty four-page document was produced by the Greensboro Police Department in preparation for several upcoming events celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Woolworth lunch counter sit ins. The police department´┐Żs operational plans...
    • May Day Features Impressions

    • 1967-02-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 24, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the upcoming performance by African American band The Impressions during the May Day celebrations. This group's performance at Guilford...
    • [Aycock School May Day]

    • 1950-05-11
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Girls in white dresses dance around the May pole during the May Day celebrations at Aycock School.
    • [Aycock School May Day]

    • 1950-05-11
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Children wearing folk dancing costumes perform during the May Day celebrations at Aycock School.
    • [Aycock School May Day]

    • 1950-05-11
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Children walk across the field holding baskets during the May Day celebrations at Aycock School.
    • [V.J. Day Celebration]

    • 1945-08-14
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Crowds wave from the sidewalk during V.J. Day celebrations in Greensboro.
    • [V.J. Day Celebration]

    • 1945-08-14
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Crowds of people stand excited on the sidewalk during V.J. Day celebrations in Greensboro.
    • [Young Lady in a White Dress]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • A young lady stands outdoors wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of flowers for May Day celebrations.
    • [Young Lady in a White Dress]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • A young lady stands outdoors wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of flowers for May Day celebrations.
    • [Young Lady in a White Dress]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • A young lady stands outdoors wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of flowers for May Day celebrations.
    • [Young Lady in a White Dress]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • A young lady stands outdoors wearing a white dress and holding a bouquet of flowers for May Day celebrations.
    • [Dancing Around the May Pole]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • Young ladies in floral dresses dance around the May Pole as part of the May Day celebrations at Greensboro College for Women.

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