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    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Fraley Kodack, 2009

    • 2009-10-01
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Kodack's service with the ANC from 1981-1993, and her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 to 1967.

      Kodack discusses attending UNCG in the first years after it became...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • Oral history interview with Susan D. Walker, 2013

    • 2013-08-17
    • WV0551 Susan Daughtry Walker Oral History
    • Primarily documents Susan Daugherty Walker’s adolescence and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Walker recalls her adolescence in State College, Pennsylvania, her involvement with church and choir, and her time spent at State...
    • 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...
    • Student announces charges

    • 1973-03-26
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • In this March 26, 1973, letter to The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Mark Carpenter outlines charges of racial discrimination against the Neo Black Society to be discussed in a student...
    • Neo-Black Society charges

    • 1973-02
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This undated document outlines the opinion of one Mark Carpenter (of unknown affiliation) on the subject of recognition of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Neo-Black Society as a funded student organization. The document...
    • 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'...
    • DCHC - Secret Supports of the Klan

    • 1979-12
    • RL.00134 Blanche M. Boyd Papers
    • This flyer, produced by the Committee to Avenge the CWP 5, decries the the Durham County Hospital Corporation's (DCHC) firing of Communist Workers Party (CWP) member Tom Clark as a result of his participation in the November 3, 1979 Greensboro...
    • Greensboro Chamber Fights Racial Bias

    • 1970-02-07
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 7, 1970 Charlotte Observer article, Paul Clancy focuses on the role of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in improving race relations in the city. Chamber Vice President William Little says "the time has come to recognize that...

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