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    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Olga Lewandowski Lathrop, 2003

    • 2003-01-31
    • WV0271 Olga L. Lathrop Papers
    • Primarily documents Olga "Dusty" Lewandowski Lathrop's service in the Women's Army Corps from 1944 to 1946.

      Lathrop discusses her Polish heritage, her grandmother's death during the Nazi invasion of Poland, her desire to join the navy, and...
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Faith Sparks Hawkins, 2005

    • 2005-08-03
    • WV0325 Faith S. Hawkins Papers
    • Primarily documents Faith Sparks Hawkins's childhood in Wilkes County, North Carolina, during the Depression; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her family and nursing career after the war.

      Hawkins describes her...
    • Oral history interview with Hilda Weil Wallerstein, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-16
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Hilda Weil Wallerstein (1905-1996) graduated in 1926 with a degree in physical education from the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In 1988, she received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award for...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to daughter Margaret, 1907-1910]

    • 1907-1910
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters speak of family matters, holidays, etc. Most are written to Margaret from New York, but several are from Asheville, North Carolina. Margaret's addresses range from her grandmother's house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Dwight School...
    • May sisters on Commerce Place

    • 1940
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • May sisters (Sylvia, Norma, Mary, and Charlene) on Commerce Place in downtown Greensboro. The sisters' grandmother lived nearby on Library Place (now the southern part of Commerce Place).
    • May sisters on Commerce Place

    • 1940
    • CC021 David Gwynn [Personal collection]
    • May sisters (Sylvia, Norma, Mary, and Charlene) on Commerce Place in downtown Greensboro, probably at Easter. The sisters' grandmother lived nearby on Library Place (now the southern part of Commerce Place).
    • Correspondence of Dr. & Mrs. McIver 1906 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1906
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Correspondence letters, telegrams, and postcards exchanged betweem Dr. Charles D. McIver, Mrs. Lula Verlinda Martin McIver, Verlinda McIver and Lula Martin McIver from the year 1906. Most of the correspondence focuses on family friends and...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Luning, 2018

    • 2018-10-10
    • UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Mrs. Betty Luning (Betty Nash McIver*) was born October 6, 1939 in Salisbury, NC. She attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, majoring in history, and graduated in 1961. During her time at Woman's College, She participated in...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...

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