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    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • Mill housing in the South: Progressives, planners, & practice

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Progressive movement, active at the turn of the twentieth century, sought to improve the working and living conditions of industrial manufacturing employees. Ideologies for the design and management of mill towns and villages were disseminated...
    • Oral history interview with James McMillan by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-08-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an August 15, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with James McMillan, McMillan discusses how he came to be involved in CORE activities and his role as liaison for the students. He describes various protests...
    • Ministers Forum Supports Strike by Blind Workers

    • 1970-11-19
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 19, 1970 Greensboro Daily News article, W. K. Lee Jr. reports on the Greensboro Ministers Pulpit Forum's support of the workers strike at Industries of the Blind due to poor conditions at the factory where "workers are subjected to...
    • [Interview with an employee of the ARA Slater Food Service at UNCG]

    • 1969-03-25
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This report of an interview with an unnamed employee of ARA Slater Food Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) quotes the interviewee as stating that workers are concerned about their current status and working conditions...
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Heath, 2001

    • 2001-01-20
    • WV0195 Bernice Isabel Heath Papers
    • Documents Bernice Heath's early life, nursing training, service overseas with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II, and duties stateside and abroad with the ANC from 1948 to 1964.

      Topics from Heath's early life include nursing...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • BLACK SYMPOSIUM HELD

    • 1971-05-07
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 7, 1971, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) discusses a symposium held by the UNCG Faculty Student Forum on May 4, 1971 to discuss race relations at the university....
    • [Confidential memo from Dean Shipton about an incident in the Soda Shop at UNCG]

    • 1969-03-14
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • Dated March 14, 1969, this memo from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Dean Clarence Shipton's office discusses an incident where "Lillian", a worker in one of UNCG's food service operations was approached and asked how she felt...
    • [Information sheet about student arrests]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 1963 information sheet describes the poor conditions under which students arrested for trying to desegregate local theaters and restaurants, were being kept. The students were primarily from North Carolina A&T State University and Bennett...
    • Greensboro, High Point, Guilford County; some assets and liabilities

    • 1947
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This report by the North Carolina State Planning Board discusses social and economic conditions in Guilford County, North Carolina. Topics covered in the report include the local agriculture, economy, education, government, public health, public...
    • Report of the real property survey, Greensboro, North Carolina

    • 1940
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • The report of the real property survey of the city of Greensboro, including some areas outside the city limits. This report covers the economic and historical background of Greensboro, the existing conditions of land use, the physical and occupancy...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-08-29
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall, now in France, reports on her food, mail and packages, health, and entertainment, including movies and a USO show. She notes that they are evacuating patients by air quickly and worries about spending the winter there, given their living...
    • [Letter from Lamb to mother Ryan, Pap, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-03-22
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan's friend "Lamb" writes to Ryan's family, thanking them for a birthday card they sent and expressing how much she value's Ryan's companionship."Lambie" also discusses being on on night duty for five separate wards, including a...
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-10
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...

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