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    • Oral history interview with John R. Foster by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1978-07-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a July 26, 1978, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with John R. Foster, Foster primarily discusses the history of the polio epidemic in North Carolina in the 1940s and subsequent construction of the Central...
    • [Polio epidemic in Greensboro 1950-1988]

    • 1950-1988
    • Mss. Coll. 220 Jean Payne Rabie
    • A collection of clippings during the polio epidemic in Greensboro, N.C. Some fetaure Jean Payne Rabie.
    • 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 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...
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1944]

    • 1945-02-15
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • Cayle is enjoying her work in the service but looks forward to a time of peace. She inquires as to her friend's health and family, writes of the climate in Maryland, and mentions an epidemic that has kept the hospital busy over the winter.
    • [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...
    • [Invoice for caskets purchased during typhoid epidemic]

    • 1900-11-07
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • An invoice and accompanying note from Dr. W.R. Forbis (undertaker) to President Charles D. McIver asking for compensation for caskets that were purchased for students who died in the typhoid epidemic. The second page is signed Gen. P. Martin with...
    • [Letter from Grace M. Robisnon to Charles McIver about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1899-11-20
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • A letter from Grace M. Robinson [Mrs. N.S.? B. Robinson] of Goldsboro, N.C. to the President of the State Normal and Industrial College, Charles D. McIver. She writes that she read in the newspaper about the typhoid epidemic at the college. Her...
    • [Letter from C.H. Mebane to Charles McIver about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1899-12-30
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • A letter from C. H. (Charles Harden) Mebane, the Superintendent of Public Institution to the State Normal and Industrial College's President Charles D. McIver concerning the typhoid epidemic on the college campus.
    • [Contribution to polio hospital from motorcycle club]

    • 1948
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • 1948. Eleven men standing behind five motorcyles. One man in a suit is handing a check to a man wearing a tie, while all the other men are dressed casually. The negative sleeve indicates this was a motorcycle club presenting money to help build a...
    • [Assembly line work at Vick Chemical Company]

    • 1951-06-28
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • One can almost smell the menthol and eucaluptus aroma surrounding these packers at the Vick's plant on Milton Street. When this image was taken on June 28, 1951, the Milton Street plant had been in operation for 41 years. Lunsford Richardson...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Corset device for polio patients]

    • 1949-04-21
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 21, 1949. Shot presumably of a corset device that polio patients wore as they convalesced at the Central Carolina Convalescene Hospital, better known as the Polio Hospital. It was built in the Bessemer Community, on the eastern edge of...
    • [Polio hospital trustees]

    • 1949-12-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • December 15, 1949. 12:30 p.m. Photo of the hospital trustees, according to the assignment card. C.M. Vanstory, who had recently served as mayor, is in the center of the back row, and part of the "Central Carolina Convalesent Hospital" sign is...
    • Pine needles [1922]

    • 1922
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1922 yearbook includes a brief history of the college. Class histories give a brief glimpse into events of the time, including a brief mention of the influenza epidemic. The yearbook includes a page from the March 11, 1922, issue of the student...

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