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    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Dowd Brantley, 2001

    • 2001-05-02
    • WV0211 Shirley D. Brantley Papers
    • Primarily documents Shirley Dowd Brantley's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1954.

      Brantley recalls childhood memories of World War II, including blackouts and air raids in her hometown of Pittsburgh, victory gardens, rationing,...
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 11 Apr 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Cody discusses her plans for her furlough before transferring to California. She also mentions the whereabouts of a hometown friend and replies to comments from Don's recent letter.
    • [Letter of support to Beth Taylor from Frank Bjornsgaard & handmade card]

    • 1963-04-18
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter of support from Frank Bjornsgaard expressed his congratulations and pride in Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in demonstration at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. This correspondence also included a handmade card by...
    • Oral history interview with Cleveland Sellers by William Link

    • 1989-04-26
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an April 26, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Cleveland Sellers, Sellers primarily discusses the history, spread, and philosophical background of the civil rights movement, especially as it was...
    • Students Who Signed Call to Boycott

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 16, 1963 list describes six Woman's College of the University of North Carolina students who agreed to participate in a boycott designed to protest segregation practiced by local businesses. The list was prepared by college administrators...
    • Oral history interview with McNeill Smith by Kevin Costello

    • 1987-01-03
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 3, 1987, oral history interview conducted by Kevin Costello with McNeill Smith, Smith recalls the unique history and race relation of his hometown of Robeson County, NC, and details his work with the United World...
    • Oral history interview with Bob Newton, 2015

    • 2015-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Newton was born in Long Beach, California, in 1940, but was raised in Wyoming. His father owned and published the Wyoming State Journal, a bi-weekly newspaper. After graduating from high school, Newton attended Oregon State University his...
    • Ali, Chicago IL

    • 2015-07-26
    • 2015-07-26 Out of Site Festival
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    • [Lettie Glass scrapbook]

    • 1904
    • MSS348 Lettie Glass Collection, 1904
    • This scrapbook, created by Lettie Glass in 1904, documents Glass’s experience as a student at the North Carolina State Normal and Industrial College. Glass was a Marshal, a member of the Glee Club, and presented her graduating essay on Prison...
    • [University Ambassadors scrapbook, 1995-2001]

    • 1995-2001
    • UA111 University Archives Scrapbook Collection
    • This scrapbook, created by representatives of the University Ambassadors, relates to the years 1995-2001 at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The scrapbook includes a page for each ambassador, with photographs and biographical details...
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • [Dorothy Jordan at crosswalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Dorothy Jordan in MP uniform stands beside a stop sign at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1944-1945. The photo was displayed in a store in her hometown of Bronx, New York, encouraging support for local men and women in service.
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • [Photograph of Army 1450 Transport Company HQ 1st Platoon]

    • 2005-12
    • WV0544 Natasha Sudderth Schoonover Papers
    • This photo shows members of Army 1450 Transport Company HQ 1st Platoon in December 2005, distributing clothes, shoes, toys, and school supplies to children in the the southern Iraqi village of Safukin. All of the materials were donated by people in...
    • 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...

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