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    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • Oral history interview with Meredith Rolfe Campbell, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0397 Meredith Campbell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Meredith Rolfe Campbell's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1943 and her experiences in New York immediately following.

      Campbell briefly discusses her childhood in rural Montana, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • 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 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 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Kyung Kim will be on CBS Television Next Tuesday Night

    • 1958-12-05
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This December 5, 1958 article in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, describes Guilford student Kyung Kim, who was the only female pilot to fly in the Korean Air Force during the Korean War. She decided to study in the United...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Berry Godin, 1999

    • 1999-06-19
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • Interview primarily focuses on Betty Berry Godin's service as an Army Air Force Evacuation Nurse.


      Pre-service topics include Godin's nursing education and employment; being reject for a job as a flight attendant; and the death of a...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery writes that the planes are grounded due to a new technical order, so everyone is catching up on cleaning since they can't fly. There are 15 days left before she graduates from WASP training.
    • The gadfly [binding]

    • 1897
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Medium olive brown (C95) cloth; gilt straight pipe with gilt and black swirls of smoke, gilt lettering; spine lettered in gilt with black fly and gilt dagger.
    • Undetermined date and year [Catherine Cox letters]

    • Undated
    • MS501 Catherine Cox Letters
    • This folder contains letters from Catherine Cox to her family, though chiefly to her parents. They detail her experiences at Guilford College. Of note is mention of "tacky parties"(parties that are intentionally tacky), rain ruining both the...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-27
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes Sweetwater, Texas, a snake disrupting their drill practice, having a morning off to clean, the possibility of starting to fly soon, the regimentation of the WASP, and planning a parade for the second graduating class.
    • [An H-37 helicopter in Korea, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers
    • Photograph of an H-37 helicopter in Korea. Caption on back reads: H-37 - largest helicopter in Korea - we usualy [sic] fly these type when we use ""hellis."" It's extremely noisy and vibrates quite a bit...great for air sickness. Former unit...

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