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    • Oral history interview with Julius Fulmore by Kathy Carter

    • 1989-05-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by Kathy Carter with Julius Fulmore, Fulmore discusses his youth in rural North Carolina with regard to race relations and educational opportunities, his training at...
    • [Guilford County fire insurance survey, 1937]

    • 1937
    • Rare Book Coll. 2001.51.1
    • 87 pp., blueprints, photographs, data. This book was compiled in January 1937, under the supervision of the Guilford County Insurance Commission by the Greensboro Insurance Exchange, High Point Insurance Exchange, and Gibsonville Development...
    • [County Names Deputy County Manager]

    • 2015-01-15
    • CC020 McAdoo Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • This article highlights Clarence Grier, a Dudley High School graduate and star basketball player, upon his appointment as Guilford County Deputy County Manager.
    • 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 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 McNeill Smith by Kevin Costello

    • 1987-01-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 3, 1987, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with McNeill Smith, Smith recalls the unique history and race relation of his hometown of Robeson County, NC, and details his work with the United World...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Garrett Brown, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Garrett Brown (1943- ) graduated in 1965 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was a music major. She taught music for thirty-six years in Greensboro City schools and Randolph County schools. Brown recalled growing...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Wilson McDougle, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-04-29
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Linda Wilson McDougle (1944- ) graduated in1966 from North Carolina College (NCC), now North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. She received a Master of Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in...
    • 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 Doris Melvin, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • WV0243 Doris O. Melvin Oral History
    • Primarily documents Doris Onita Melvin's career with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during the Korean and Vietnam wars, as well as her relationship with friend Cecelia Ingram.

      Melvin details her early nurse training at McCain Hospital in Hoke...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...
    • Oral history interview with Esther M. Shelton, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-26
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Esther M. Shelton (1951- ) was born in Durham County, North Carolina, and grew up in the town of Rougemont. Shelton graduated from UNCG in 1973 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. After working as a social worker for a number of years in North...
    • Oral history interview with Vira Kivett, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Vira Kivett (1933- ) obtained her undergraduate and master's degrees and her PhD at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and taught at the university beginning in 1960. In 1996 she received the O. Max Gardner Award, the highest...
    • Oral history interview with Charlesanna L. Fox, 1999

    • 1999-03-05
    • WV0049 Charlesanna L. Fox Papers, 1942-1947, 1999, 2008
    • Charlesanna Fox primarily discusses her time at the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW) in the late 1920s and her work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the Navy Library Service from 1942 until 1947.

      Fox...
    • Oral history interview with Joe Mitchell by William Link

    • 1989-09-27
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 27, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Joe Mitchell, Mitchell discusses his childhood and education, and describes race relations in Northampton County. He characterized the national and...
    • Oral history interview with Clara A. Ridder, 2004,[text/print transcript]

    • 2004-08-05
    • MSS264 Patricia Fairfield-Artman Oral History Collection
    • Clara A. Ridder (1915-2012) graduated from the University of Nebraska in 1936 with a Bachelor of Science in Home Economics. In 1938, she obtained a Master of Science in Nutrition from the University of Arizona and received a PhD in Home Economics...
    • [Guilford County Board of Health group photograph]

    • 1950-1953
    • Mss. Coll. 225 Guilford County
    • Guilford County Board of Health group photograph. Text on back reads:
      "April 13, 1950
      Board of Health of Guilford County
      (first Bound to serve following investment of SB167 by 1949 session of N.C. General Assembly, creating Board for...

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