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    • 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 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 Kimberly Galloway, 2008

    • 2008-12-20
    • WV0442 Kimberly Galloway Oral History
    • Primarily documents Kimberly Galloway's service in the U.S. Air Force Security Service from 1974 to 1979.

      Galloway primarily discusses her experiences as a woman in the mostly male security service, and her deployments to Japan and Greece....
    • Oral history interview with Candace Lucas, 2014

    • 2014-12-02
    • WV0573 Candace Lucas Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Candace Brown Lucas and her service with the United States Army.

      Lucas recalls feeling as if she wasn't ready for college after graduation, and seeing the military as a stepping stone to bigger things in life....
    • 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 Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • Oral History interview with C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet, 2015

    • 2015-07-27
    • WV0590 C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of CJ Gray Grafton Scarlet and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Scarlet recalls growing up on various military bases throughout the United States, as well as in Okinawa, Japan, and how those...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Avery Tillett, 1976 [text/print transcript]

    • 1976-06-21
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Gladys Avery Tillett (1892-1984) was a member of the Class of 1915 at State Normal and Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee, 1940-1950; co-director of Frank...
    • Oral history interview with Eugenia Seaman Marks, 2007 [text/print transcript]

    • 2007-06-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Eugenia Seaman Marks (1940 - ) was a student at the Woman's College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, from 1958 to 1961. She participated in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Marks discusses campus life while she was a...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Wolff German, 2009

    • 2009-03-08
    • WV0479 Marjorie Wolff German Papers
    • Marjorie German tells of her early life, education, and service in World War II.

      German gives a detailed description of serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship operating in the North Atlantic, her military training, and her travels across...
    • Oral history interview with Josephine Martin Flynn, 2001

    • 2001-05-05
    • WV0212 Josephine Martin Flynn Papers
    • Documents Josephine Martin Flynn's early life; her four years of service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and its relation to her opinions and non-military life.

      Flynn...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Mereb  Mossman, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-10-04
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Mereb Mossman (1905-90) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, which later became The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1937 as faculty in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology. She retired from UNCG...
    • Oral history interview with Scottie Hudson, 2008

    • 2008-03-28
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Primarily describes Hudson's childhood, education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and twenty-seven year career in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve."

      Hudson describes her childhood in Alamance County, North...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...

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