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    • Oral history interview with Miriam Corn Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Miriam Barkley (1952- ) obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1982 to work in University Relations. Barkley recalls the activities on Tate Street...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Butler

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • Documents Frances Butler's family, education at Woman's College, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII, and life as a Sister of Notre Dame."

      Butler gives a brief overview of her...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to her mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-18
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan gives a lengthy description of her vacation with "Lamb" in Juan-les-Pins and Cannes, France. Ryan writes of the beautiful scenery, her activities, and an evening they spent with a Belgian woman who described the hardships faced by the...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to Bud, 16 December 1944  ]

    • 1944-12-16
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead writes to her brother of the rigors of WAVES training. In particular, she gives details about her coding classes,"radio shack watch," and "field night" cleaning duties. She explains that the base where she is currently stationed is downsizing,...
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • 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 U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Lynn Brown, 2010

    • 2010-01-16
    • WV0482 Cheryl Lynn Brown Oral History
    • Cheryl Lynn Brown speaks of her early life, education, military service as a Korean linguist in United States Army Intelligence, and later professional civilian life.

      Brown primarily discusses her career as a Korean linguist in the United...
    • [Letter from Seth C Macon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 19, 1970 letter Seth Macon gives his opinion about Guilford College's handling of black students requests for better conditions on campus. The letter questions the college's decision to honor the request for use of campus cars, and...
    • Review of Miles Wolff's book Lunch at the five And ten

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this 20-page document, Clarence "Curly" Harris, gives a detailed review of facts presented in Miles Wolff's 1970 book about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins, Lunch at the 5 & 10. Harris, who was manager of the Greensboro Woolworth store at the time...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • Was city progressive? No, says Chafe

    • 1980
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This 1980 Greensboro Record article by Abe Jones reviews historian William Chafe's newly published book about the civil rights movement in Greensboro, Civilities and Civil Rights. Jones writes that Chafe spent eight years researching and writing...
    • Action Provoked In Local Strike

    • 1960-02-12
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 12, 1960, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The Woman's College of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (WCUNC) gives an account of the Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins that began on February 1, 1960 at...
    • Black/white perceptions: Race relations in Greensboro

    • 1980-11
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This study was initiated by the North Carolina Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a result of conflicting assessments regarding the murder of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, in...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1970]

    • 1970
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1970 yearbook of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a growing awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1975]

    • 1975
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1975 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows substantial growth of the African American student population. A student essay on Black Studies gives some insight into how these courses were received by African American students. Candid photographs...
    • Around the Cracker Barrel

    • 1960-04-20
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This April 20, 1960 op-ed article in The Collegian, Greensboro College's student newspaper, gives Ed Bryant's views regarding race relations, including the sit-ins which had recently taken place in Greensboro, and racial progress. Between 1960 and...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1968]

    • 1968
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts an overall consciousness towards social awareness reflecting the concerns society in general at that time. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations on campus during the late-1960s. ...

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