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  • Description: gas
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    • Refueling gas stations for the future

    • 2015
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gas stations of years past dot the American landscape and are often victim to demolition because of their perceived irrelevance to adaptive reuse. However, many historic gas stations feature unique designs that have the potential to be transformed...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • Oral history interview with Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Ahlswede Baker, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0385 Dorothy Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy A. Baker's nurse's training and service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1947.

      Baker describes her childhood, including her German ancestry and being raised by her grandparents in Wisconsin. She discusses...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • 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 Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1978-10-24
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This October 24, 1978, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's community activism with YES (Youth Educational Services), FCD (Foundation for Community Development), GUTS (Greensboro United...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-01
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves describes her station in California, including her physical and gas mask training, equipment, nurses' quarters, dating life, and upcoming hiking trip.
    • [Gas Lecture at ORD]

    • 1943-1946
    • Mss. Coll. 95 Paul Younts Papers
    • Two photographs of the gas lecture at ORD. In one photograph Colonel Younts is shown exiting the gas chamber. In the other photograph soldiers take part in gas mask procedures and safety.
    • [Three WACs prepare for gas mask drill, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer (center) and two other WACs prepare to put on their gas masks during basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. All three wear the WAC utility coat and hold their gas masks up to their faces.
    • [Doris Wilson in gas mask, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Doris Wilson wearing her gas mask, circa 1944. She notes that "those gas masks hid all your worst features!"
    • Oral history interview with Edna Painter Searles, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0106 Edna Painter Searles Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Painter Searles' experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the legal office at Camp Lejeune during World War II and her professional life after the war.

      Searles details her father's work at Kingsport...
    • [Gas Lecture at ORD]

    • 1943-1946
    • Mss. Coll. 95 Paul Younts Papers
    • Two photographs of Colonel Younts and others listen and participate in a lecture on gas and demonstration on safety procedures.
    • [Gas Lecture at ORD]

    • 1943-1946
    • Mss. Coll. 95 Paul Younts Papers
    • Two photographs of Colonel Younts and others listen and participate in a lecture on gas and demonstration on safety procedures.
    • [Gas Mask Training in the Hospital]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A nurse attends to a patient, both wearing gas masks, during chemical warfare training at Basic Training Center 10.
    • [Field Exercises in Chemical Warfare]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • Men wearing gas masks work to maneuver through a stream of gas during training exercises at Basic Training Center 10.
    • Greensboro Gas and Electric Light Works

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the Greensboro Gas and Electric Light Works, located at 118-120 North Forbis Street (now North Church) in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).

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