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    • Oral history interview with Faith Sparks Hawkins, 2005

    • 2005-08-03
    • WV0325 Faith S. Hawkins Papers
    • Primarily documents Faith Sparks Hawkins's childhood in Wilkes County, North Carolina, during the Depression; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her family and nursing career after the war.

      Hawkins describes her...
    • 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 William McRae, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-17
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Dr. William K. McRae (1938-2001) served as director of the Gove Student Health Center and clinical professor of the School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1970 until his retirement in 1991. In 1987, he...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Charles L. Weill, 2007

    • 2007-11-26
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Weill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood during the Great Depression and its major impact on the city. Weill talks about his participation in the development of Greensboro, particularly the...
    • The Quaker, 1972

    • 1972
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1972 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, reflects continued integration of the school's sports teams, clubs, and community. Visible is the growth of student organization, Brothers and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB), continued integration of...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • Oral history interview with Chely McAninch, 2010

    • 2010-08-09
    • WV0497 Chely McAninch Oral History
    • Chely McAninch tells of her early life, military training, service in the Unites States Army, and life relating to her service.

      McAninch documents her experiences in her specialty of military intelligence, completing warrant officer...
    • The Quaker

    • 1969
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlights the involvement of African American students, as well as the many protests in which students were involved. From press conferences, to participating in marches for freedom of speech for...
    • The Quaker

    • 1949
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • Images in the 1949 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, highlight both the continued presence of international students and in a rare candid photograph, the presence of an African-American staff on campus. A sophomore photo of Adli Allis from...
    • City Is Quiet On Counter Front

    • 1960-02-11
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 11, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-15. This article reports on the continued closure of the lunch counters in the Woolworth and Kress stores in Greensboro. Other news includes...
    • Negroes Claim Victory in Lunch Counter Drive

    • 1960-03-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-10. The article reports continued demonstrations in North Carolina resulting in two businesses integrating their lunch counters. Other news includes...
    • Boots and saddles, or, Life in Dakota with General Custer [binding]

    • 1885
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-brown very fine diagonal rib cloth; sun over mountains at bottom with trumpet and music on banner in top right corner, lettered at head and foot, all in black and gilt, sun rays blindstamped; sun rays continued on back cover in...
    • The wit of women [binding]

    • 1886
    • Woman's Collection
    • Grayish-blue calico-texture cloth; grasshopper on leaf with branch and berries, continued onto spine, lettered above and below, all in dark green, light green, and red; publisher's monogram, lettering and branch motif continued on spine in dark...
    • Oral history interview with Don Hughes, 2011

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Don Hughes was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and spent much of his youth in the area. After serving in the Navy from 1946 to 1950, Hughes attended Harvard. He continued at Harvard, earning a degree from Harvard Business School, before joining...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...

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