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    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • Oral History interview with Kristine Grace Poirier, 2015

    • 2015-05-04
    • WV0586 Kristine Grace Poirier
    • Primarily documents the life of Kristine Grace Poirier and her service with the United States Army.

      Poirier describes the satisfaction she felt as a mentor to other soldiers and being witness to their successes. She recalls the different...
    • Oral history interview with Stephen Cobb, 2010

    • 2010-09-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Dr. Stephen Cobb has spent the majority of his life in the Greensboro, North Carolina, area. Cobb recounts his childhood on a farm and his pursuit of a college education. He describes his undergraduate life at North Carolina State University and...
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • What Is Neo-Black Society?

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 18, 1968, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) introduces the Neo-Black Society (NBS), a new student organization on the UNCG campus. The article, possibly written...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • Oral history interview with Nina Wiglesworth, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • Primarily documents Nina Johnson Wiglesworth's background; service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Wiglesworth discusses her parents' musical talents; the draft; leaving home after...
    • Oral History Interview with Willa Player by William Chafe

    • 1977-12-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This December 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Willa Player primarily documents Ms. Player's recollections during her presidency of Bennett College from 1956 to 1966. Player describes how Dr. David Jones' leadership,...
    • Oral history interview with Franklin D. Parker, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-21
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Franklin D. Parker (1918-1995) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1951 (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) as assistant professor of history and retired as a full professor in 1983. He received the...
    • 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,...
    • [Letter of support from Lawrence Miller, Jr. to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05-17
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter from General Secretary of the Doylestown Meeting, Lawrence Miller, Jr. expressed his support and congratulations to Guilford College student Beth Taylor for her participation in the recent demonstrations in Greensboro protesting...

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