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    • 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 Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Schrader, 2007

    • 2007-02-02
    • WV0379 Norma Schrader Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Schrader's active service with the WAVES from 1945 to 1946 and 1951 to 1953, and her life in the reserves following these tours.

      Schrader briefly discusses her family, her job at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company...
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History Interview
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Heath, 2001

    • 2001-01-20
    • WV0195 Bernice Isabel Heath Papers
    • Documents Bernice Heath's early life, nursing training, service overseas with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II, and duties stateside and abroad with the ANC from 1948 to 1964.

      Topics from Heath's early life include nursing...
    • Oral History Interview with Jim Price by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-05-25
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a May 25, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth with Jim Price primarily documents Price's involvement in community activism and anti-Vietnam War protests in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Price...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Marion Jones by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-10-14
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an October 14, 1979, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Marion Jones, Jones describes the formation of the local CORE chapter in Greensboro, recalling the members of the chapter, and the chain of events...
    • Campus Racism "Old Hat"

    • 1973-02-08
    • The Guilfordian
    • This February 8, 1973 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, reports on the lack of African American faculty on American campuses and how that perpetuates a racist mindset. The article cites the opinions and...
    • Civil Rights: Forward and Onward

    • 1980-02-02
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 2, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article, Kenneth Campbell discusses the opinions of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, and David Richmond on the current state of civil rights. Richmond believes new...
    • [Correspondence from Edwin Forrest]

    • 1845-07-03
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from American actor Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) to his friend James Lawson dated July 3rd, 1845. The letter is written in ink on one large piece of white paper and folded in half to make four sides. The first three pages contain...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Carpenter Baker, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Edna Carpenter Baker (1916-2011) graduated in 1937 with a Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Science from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Baker talks about coming to the...
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."
    • Don't Buy: Have A Saving Christmas

    • 1970-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This flier promotes a boycott of white-owned businesses by the black community in Greensboro. African Americans are encourage to patronize black-owned businesses whenever possible. The boycott was triggered by the workers strike at Industries of...

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