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    • Oral History interview with Linda Caulder Smith, 2015

    • 2015-03-11
    • WV0578 Linda Caulder Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Linda Caulder Smith and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Smith recalls her childhood in North Carolina, helping out on her grandfather's farm, and her desire to get away and do something bigger...
    • Oral history interview with Ava Caudle Honeycutt, 2008

    • 2008-11-22
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers
    • Primarily documents Ava Honeycutt’s service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

      Honeycutt discusses her childhood in rural North Carolina at length, including: growing up on a farm; the Great...
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend school. She...
    • 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 Mary Motsinger Evans, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-08-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mary Motsinger Evans (1916-2011) graduated in 1936 with a degree in biology from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating from WCUNC, she taught biology for...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • [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...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • [Campus dairy farm]

    • 1922
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Cows in the snow at the on-campus dairy farm, circa 1922.
    • 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 Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • [Cow and farm hand on Dairy Farm]

    • 1927-01-05
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A male worker at the dairy farm on Friendly Avenue poses with a cow in 1927.
    • [Friendly Avenue dairy farm]

    • 1927-01-05
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The dairy barn and Holstein cattle herd at the Friendly Avenue dairy farm, pictured in 1927. Two farm hands and a man in an overcoat observe the cows.
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...
    • [Friendly Avenue dairy farm]

    • 1927
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Picture of the dairy barn at the Friendly Avenue dairy farm taken in 1927.
    • [Holstein herd at the dairy farm]

    • 1927-01-05
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • The Holstein herd at the Friendly Avenue dairy farm, seen here in 1927, supplied milk to the college.

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