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    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • 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 Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her 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.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • [WACs in New Guinea, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • WAC friends and coworkers of Ethel LeBlanc Palma read mail in New Guinea, 1944.
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Lott, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-08-06
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Marilyn Lott (1938- ) graduated in 1962 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After graduating, she taught school and worked as a computer programmer for several companies in...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • Oral history interview with Janet Froome, 1999

    • 1999-11-09
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • Primarily documents Janet Hester Froome's experiences with the Army Nurse Corps in Australia and New Guinea from 1941 to 1945.

      Froome chiefly discusses her service during World War II. She details her decision to join the Army Nurse Corps;...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her Husband, 26 February 1944]

    • 1944-02-26
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall discusses news of U.S. politics, including her fears about passage of a tax bill, the possibility that Roosevelt would not get re-elected, and the feeling among enlisted personnel that politicians are to blame for the war continuing. ...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-21
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses the end of night duty, the new Officer's Club, her five month anniversary in the Philippines, mail, and the surgical and orthopedic wards.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-07
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses the inconsistency of receiving mail, her parents' receipt of a telegram from Louis, saving money, her new tent, her breakfast, and her plans for free time.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-04
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses the mail, plans for another boat trip and attending church, the hot weather, and hearing on the radio about a plane crashing into the Empire State Building.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-11
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes her recent visit with friends in the area and reports on their news. She also describes the food in the mess hall, sending ration books and money home, and getting mail regularly.

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