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    • Oral history interview with Key L. Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-06-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Key Barkley (1900-2001) was a professor in the department of psychology from 1931-1949. He also served as dean of men when men were admitted to The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina during the Great Depression and was responsible...
    • Oral history interview with Joanne  Creighton, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-04-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Joanne V. Creighton (1942- ) served as dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and professor of English at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1985-90. Creighton discusses her perceptions of the differences found in Northern...
    • Oral history interview with Diane Getz

    • 2009-03-10
    • WV0454 Diane Getz Papers
    • Diane Getz summarizes her early life, education, and service in the American Red Cross. She tells of her service in Vietnam.

      Getz primarily documents her experience in the American Red Cross from 1969 to 1978. She describes the various...
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • Panel: Racism Polarizes City

    • 1980-11-06
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this November 6, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Lindsey Gruson discusses the report Black/White Perception released by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The committee released and discussed the...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-10-20
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer debates whether to come home or wait for Christmas. She likes the free time allowed by her new job, is learning to take advantage of doing little and getting much in return, and has decided she will be "good for nothing" when she gets out...
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Puckett

    • 2016-07-11
    • WV0619 Rachel Puckett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Erin Puckett and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Puckett recalls attending basic training, and the difficulties of being away from home for the longest she had ever been. She also recalls...
    • Frosh More Liberal Than Seniors

    • 1969-01-31
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This January 31, 1969 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reveals the results of a survey conducted by Guilford students for Dr. Cyrus R. Johnson's Race and Ethnic class. The survey sampled freshman and...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-22
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer is at Drake University studying to be a specialist in army administration. She describes a typical, busy day and notes her class is the first to use Drake as a training site.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses seeing Bob Hope, having kitchen patrol duty, a fire drill, studying for several exams, and going home for the weekend, bringing some of her laundry with her.
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Sizer, 2012

    • 2012-12-21
    • WV0543 Cheryl L. Sizer Papers
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Sizer's adolescence; her service with the United States Air Force Academy Band; and her life after service.

      Sizer discusses growing up in Louisiana, where she found a love for music and was very active with the...
    • Correspondence [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1888-1927
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains correspondence both to and from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. Authors of letters written to Mary found in this folder include Allen D. Hole, Alfred C. Garrett, Charles F. Coffin, Robert L. Kelly, Wilson Hobbs (son), J.G. Cannon...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Robert Frazier]

    • 1970-03-17
    • MS528 Robert Frazier Papers
    • In this March 17, 1970 letter to Guilford College trustee, Robert Frazier, President Grimsley Hobbs reports on several of the school's African American students speaking to members of the college's administration and faculty about pressures they...

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