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    • Oral history interview with Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Tarlton Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0130 Ellen Jordan Oral History
    • Primarily documents Ellen Jordan's childhood in Greensboro, North Carolina; her work at Camp Wolters with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; her religious beliefs, and her life after the war.

      Jordan details her family life as...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • 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...
    • Students at A&T Urged "to Keep on Marching"

    • 1980-02-04
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 4, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Mae Israel reports on the responses of students to the celebration commemorating the 1960 Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Israel writes that many feel the events have triggered a renewed...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • 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 William H. Jackson by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-05-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • Captain Jackson recalls leading a special police force charged with maintaining peace during the 1963 demonstrations. He describes the various activities that occurred during that time and the measures he and his men took to keep order. Various...
    • Oral history interview with Frank O. Sherrill Jr. by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1980
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an oral history interview conducted circa 1980 by Eugene Pfaff with Frank O. Sherrill Jr., Sherrill primarily recalls the demonstrations and pickets that took place outside of the S&W Cafeteria and the effect it had on the...
    • [Letter from Janie to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter, possibly from one of Beth Taylor's siblings noted how proud they were of Beth at home. The author also reminded Beth, ('Bether') not to worry too much and to keep studying because having a college degree would help her work for ''long...
    • Swing defends police

    • 1979-11-05
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • This November 5, 1979, article by Martha Woodall of the Greensboro Record reports on Greensboro Police Chief W.E. Swing's defense of his department's actions related to the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at a Death...
    • W.C. informer [number 6]

    • 1946-04-07
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The sixth issue of W.C. Informer is primarily a discussion of pending legislation concerning the railroad industry and an alleged conspiracy to thwart competition and a ":rate blockade" to keep southern manufacturers from competing in the...
    • A Game of Non-Violence in Greensboro, N.C.

    • 1963
    • MSS084 Robert W. Watson Papers, 1948-1980
    • This is a fifteen page essay by Robert Watson regarding freedom marches led by activist Jesse Jackson, in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the spring of 1963. Watson discusses the relationship between Jesse Jackson and Greensboro detective Captain...
    • WWII -- Selective Service -- Notes [McDaniel Lewis papers]

    • 1942-1947
    • Mss. Coll. 41 McDaniel Lewis Papers
    • This folder contains handwritten notes featuring statistics, quotes, and sentiments. Of particular historical interest, one note references the popular quotation (in battle by Oliver Cromwell and in literary tribute by Col. Valentine Blacker)...
    • Bible (Biblia Sacra Latina, Versio Vulgata). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1200
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This translation of the Bible was made by Jerome at the request of Pope Damasus. It was begun in the year 382 A.D. and finished 16 years later. For his great scholarship more than for his eminent sanctity, Jerome was later made a saint. This...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, At sea (S.S. Byron)]

    • 1904-07-24
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is unhappy because he realizes that he is hurting Metcalfe by his firm decision to keep his word to Andree. He asks why she didn't understand when he told her at the start that they could not marry. He loves her but doesn't want to give her...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Paris]

    • 1914-02-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Metcalfe may be surprised to get this letter from Paris. Casals' concert [of the 7th] in Berlin had to be postponed, so he put off the one scheduled for the 8th as well. He has been tired and wanted to stay a bit longer - not to rest, as he must...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1915-10-17
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is leaving that evening for Montreal and Quebec and will return the morning of the 22nd. According to Louis, Metcalfe was surprised that he did not try to see her, but he doesn't know why she should be surprised, since she had written to...

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