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    • Oral history interview with Janet Harper Gordon, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-02-04
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Janet Harper Gordon (1942- ) was one of seven black students admitted in 1960 to the Woman's College, which later became The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She graduated in 1964 with a degree in history and master's degree in 1973. ...
    • 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 Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • 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 Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-21
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck is going to an Engineer Club dance with an individual from Atlanta and is planning another boat trip. Pedro, her pet parrot, has died but she enjoys Rebel, her dog.
    • Oral history interview with Edna Painter Searles, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0106 Edna Painter Searles Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Painter Searles' experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the legal office at Camp Lejeune during World War II and her professional life after the war.

      Searles details her father's work at Kingsport...
    • Oral history interview with George E. McSpadden, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-12-01
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • George E. McSpadden (1912-2000) received his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of New Mexico and earned his doctoral degree from Stanford University. In 1967, he was appointed professor and head of the Department of Romance...
    • [Dorothy and Carter Farrington, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble and her brother Henry Carter Farrington pose in their uniforms, displaying their stripes, while at home in North Carolina on leave. Dorothy holds a WAAC-issued purse. This is the last time they were together; Carter died...
    • Recognition Day -- Printed -- Programs 1 [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • Several copies of the November 6, 1946 Recognition Day program are included in this folder. The event was designed to welcome Armed Forces veterans who returned from the war and to serve as a memorial to those who died. The program lists the...
    • [Letter from Elisabeth Bowles to M. Hood about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1899
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter from the English teacher Elisabeth Bowles from the Curry School to Miss M. Hood lists all the students and whether or not they were ill. Those that died during the typhoid epidemic are indicated by their death date. Check marks indicate...
    • Fifth person dies

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This brief November 5, 1979, article from the Greensboro Record reports that Dr. Michael Nathans had died that morning, making him the fifth murder victim in the shootings of Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan rally in...
    • They met a common fate

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by John Roberts of the Greensboro Record profiles six members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) shot at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3, 1979. Five members (Sandra Smith, James M. Waller, Cesar...
    • Social Unrest in the "Milltown"

    • 1979-11-13
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 13, 1979, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), questions whether Greensboro is more of an industrial "mill town" or a college town in light of national coverage...
    • What Can We Do, As Students?

    • 1968-04-12
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this April 12, 1968 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, Charles Bombeld and Carolyn Moran urge readers that they must change personally or be wiped out. The authors believe that with Dr. Martin...

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