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    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Linner Ward Griffin, 2014 [text/print transcript]

    • 2014-02-27
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Linner Ward Griffin (1942-2015 ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and graduated in 1964 with a major in history. Griffin has a Master's in Social Work from the...
    • Oral history interview with Mary L. Sutton, 2009

    • 2009-07-15
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • Mary L. Sutton primarily documents her early life and military service during the World War II.

      Sutton describes living with her grandparents, education, and her time serving in the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC). She tells of being...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • 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 Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • Oral history interview with Linner Ward Griffin, 2014 [full audio recording]

    • 2014-02-27
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Linner Ward Griffin (1942-2015 ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and graduated in 1964 with a major in history. Griffin has a Master's in Social Work from the...

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