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  • Description: entertainment
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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Muriel Coykendall Kiser, 1999

    • 1999-05-18
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • Documents Muriel Coykendall Kiser's childhood; her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; and her service in Europe with the Red Cross during...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • [Program for Boston Theatre, "Rip Van Winkle"]

    • 1867-03-30
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the Boston Theatre program of 'Rip Van Winkle' performed on March 30, 1867. Two other pieces were also performed as a part of this evening's entertainment: 'Bull in a China Shop' and 'Persecuted Dutchman!' Cast lists...
    • [Elsie Prevatte Picket signing document, 1962]

    • 1962-04-14
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • WAC Elsie Prevatte Pickett, seated at a desk, prepares to sign document on 14 April 1962. The desk appears to belong to Brigadier General B.E. Powell. According to the caption on the back of the photo, Prevatte, as Post Entertainment Officer and...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • 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 Elsie Prevatt Pickett, 2009

    • 2009-04-21
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • Elsie P. Pickett documents her early life, collegiate education, wide ranging military service, and later civilian career.

      Pickett primarily discusses her career in the United Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] during the Cold War and Vietnam...
    • Famed singer Josh White Jr. will give Concert in Dana Tuesday night at 8

    • 1967-11-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 9, 1967 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming performance by popular musician Josh White Jr. White's performance at the college reflects continuing efforts by the school to...
    • [Broadside for Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, "Werner"]

    • 1833-11-18
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for London's Theatre Royal, Drury Lane for the evening of Monday, Nov. 18, 1833. The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and lists three pieces. The first piece is the play 'Werner' starring William Charles Macready (1793-1873)...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • "The Impressions" Play In Concert For Sunday Homecoming Show

    • 1969-10-24
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 24, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the upcoming homecoming concert featuring the all-black Impressions and is an example of African American entertainment as a part of...
    • The Quaker, 1960

    • 1960
    • The Quaker (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1960 Guilford College yearbook, The Quaker, contains many examples of students in talent shows and other school events using race as entertainment. The most prominent of these is a white male student in black-face carrying a portrait of a white...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1976]

    • 1976
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1976 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows continued growth and integration of the African American student population. For instance, this appears to be the first year where black students had leadership roles in the Student Government Association...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1969]

    • 1969
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil rights issues on campus during the...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1971]

    • 1971
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1971 yearbook of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. Black entertainment included Aretha Franklin and Lorraine...

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