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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 Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Doyle, 2007

    • 2007-07-02
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Doyle's service in the WASP during World War II.

      Doyle briefly discusses her childhood and education, including her desire to become an architect. She talks about earning her private pilot license through the...
    • Oral history interview with June Rainey Honeycutt, 1997 [text/print transcript]

    • 1997-05-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lila June Rainey Honeycutt (1930- ) received a Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Administration from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1952. She is everlasting president...
    • Oral history interview with Hilman Thomas Watkins,1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-06-06
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Hilman Thomas Watkins (1925 - ) graduated in 1947 with a degree in secretarial administration from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watkins talks about campus rules and...
    • Oral history interview with Catherine Webb White, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-10-22
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Catherine Webb White (1921-2005) graduated in 1942 with a Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Administration from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. White talks about entering...
    • 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 Renee Byrd, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Charlotte Ren'e Byrd (1951-) was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. Byrd attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in psychology. After graduation, Byrd had a varied career including working for the City of Greensboro, the Guilford...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • Oral history interview with JoAnne Smart Drane, 2008 [text/print transcript]

    • 2008-06-05
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • JoAnne Smart Drane (1938- ) graduated in 1960 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was one of the first two African American students to be accepted and to attend the...
    • Oral history interview with Harriet M. Poe, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Harriet M. Poe (?-) was born and raised in East Spencer, North Carolina, near Salisbury. She attended UNCG and graduated in 1971 with a degree in sociology and social work. After working for several years as a social worker, Ms. Poe went on to a...
    • 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 Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943-05-28
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes a graduation parade and the graduates' nice uniforms, their class' misfitting zoot suits, her cleaning activities, taking frequent showers because of the heat and dust, starting on flight line the following day, and worrying about...
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to Mother, Dad, and Stub, 1944]

    • 1944-07-17
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan writes of being inspired by Army Nurse Corps (ANC) personnel treating the wounded at the Battle of Anzio in Italy. She also discusses various aspects of her training, her pending graduation from nurse training, having difficulty in...

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