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    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • Oral history interview with Edwina White Thompson, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-07-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Edwina White Thompson (1951-) was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. Thompson attended UNCG from 1969-1973 and majored in sociology. Afterwards she worked in North Carolina in a variety of social welfare positions. She also served as First Lady of...
    • Oral history interview with Laverne Carter, 2010

    • 2010-10-18
    • WV0501 Laverne Carter Oral History
    • Laverne Carter speaks of her early life, education, military training and service.

      Carter discusses her experience of military culture in the 1970s and 1980s, her various duty stations, hobbies and activities, and experiences upon leaving...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie Angelo, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-10-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Bonnie Angelo (1924-2017) graduated in 1944 with a degree in art from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating, she worked as a journalist for the Winston-Salem...
    • Oral history interview with Melinda Dean Pennix, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-15
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Melinda Dean Pennix (1951-) is a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended Bluford Elementary, Lincoln Junior High, and Dudley Senior High School. Pennix attended UNCG from 1968-1973 and afterwards had a career in the Postal Service. This...
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral History interview with Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents Andrée B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0085 Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke Papers
    • Primarily details Lucke's experiences as a town student at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her training at St. Albans Naval Hospital; and working in the U.S. Navy WAVES...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee, 2013

    • 2014-05-17
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Elizabeth "Betsy" Sumner Blee and her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserves.

      Blee recalls living in various countries throughout her childhood because of her father's service...
    • Oral history interview with Francine McAdoo Scott, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Francine McAdoo Scott (1942- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1964, majoring in sociology. She received her master's in education from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Scott remembers her reasons...

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