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    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • 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...
    • Support Your Fellow Men

    • 1968-02-23
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 23, 1968 editorial published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, calls for support of the protests which had erupted in response to the killing on February 8 of three black college students in Orangeburg, South...
    • 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,...
    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...
    • Oral History interview with Alice Starr May, 2015

    • 2015-10-23
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • Primarily documents Alice Starr May's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and Women's Army Corps.

      May recalls wanting to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps as a way to learn something and see the world. She describes the...
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Horne Leath, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-02-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lucy Horne Leath (1926- ) was a home economics major and member of the Class of 1947 at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Leath talks about her background, campus life during...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • Oral History interview with Sandra Van Neel Ross, 2015

    • 2015-04-29
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Sandra Van Neel Ross and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Ross describes her introduction to cardiac monitoring, a new concept at the time, her interest in neurosurgery, and the continued...
    • Important notice for UNCG “Liberals”

    • 1971-02-18
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This flier decries the treatment of Black Panther activists in the region and invites people to come to a February 18, 1971 meeting in the UNCG student center (Ellitot Hall) for more information about the situation and to learn how they can help. ...
    • Education [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains documents focusing on education in the state. One essay examines the intersection of industry and education, stressing the importance of children learning through the senses; another, titled "Things to Learn," encourages its...
    • Nephew's radical bent surprises Lincoln deputy

    • 1979-11-06
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 6, 1979 article, Jim Schlosser of the Greensboro Record interviews the uncle of Billy Joe Franklin, a suspect in the shooting of five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) at an anti-Klan rally in Greensboro on November 3,...
    • Black Students Form BASIB

    • 1968-10-18
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 18, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces the formation of Brother and Sisters in Blackness (BASIB). The group included many of Guilford's black students and was organized, not for...
    • Letters to the editor of the Charlotte Observer [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1903-1904
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains essays sent by Mary to the editor of the Charlotte Observer. Topics include the importance of educating girls,"The Rich Young Ruler"(1903), women's preaching, and Booker T Washington (1903). Many of these essays were written in...

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