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    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • 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 Laura Goldin Hirsch, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-08
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Laura Goldin Hirsch (1939- ) graduated in 1961 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Hirsch discusses being born in Greensboro, North Carolina and her family moving about...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • Oral history interview with John Rosser, 2013

    • 2013-05-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • John Rosser was born and raised in Sanford, North Carolina. As a child, Rosser was very passionate about his involvement in the Boy Scouts. He was always aware of Rotary’s role in the community because of his father’s involvement with the...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Faith Sparks Hawkins, 2005

    • 2005-08-03
    • WV0325 Faith S. Hawkins Papers
    • Primarily documents Faith Sparks Hawkins's childhood in Wilkes County, North Carolina, during the Depression; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her family and nursing career after the war.

      Hawkins describes her...
    • [Tent Quarters of the 305th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • Nurse Helen Savage (in image on right) and nurses of the 305th Station Hospital (image on left with Ptaszynski in the center of the group) pose in front of the tents in Southampton, England, they called home for thirteen months in 1944 and 1945....
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-23
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's discusses the hospital's new wards, hiring a local girl for chores, going for a boat ride with Jay, and dining with Col. Arn. She notes her husband has been missing for three months and she thinks he is a prisoner of war.
    • Nov. 3 rally indictments are asked

    • 1981-06-25
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This June 25, 1981 article by Ed Hatcher of the Greensboro Daily News, reports that outgoing U.S. Attorney H.M. Michaux had recommended criminal investigations and federal civil rights charges against participants in the murder of five Communist...
    • [Mary Jane and John DeWan, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • Mary Jane and John DeWan, both in uniform, on their day of reunion, after twenty-seven months of separation during the war, in December 1945.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her Favie and Sylva, 20 July 1918]

    • 1918-07-20
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock has returned from a leave in London and tells of her activities there; things have been quiet since she returned to Belgium. Hancock also notes she won't have leave again for eight or nine months and hopes that the war will be over...
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to her family, 1944]

    • 1944-10-10
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Charlotte Schuck writes of seeing a movie, bemoans the fact that she hasn't had a permanent in nine months, talks about her job of calculating servicemen's points for discharge, and describes a new system she has for simplifying the current...
    • Two bucked customs before sit-ins

    • 1985-02-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this February 1, 1985 article published in Greensboro News & Record, staff writer Jim Schlosser reports on one of two downtown Greensboro businesses that were already integrated before the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-ins. White entrepreneur...
    • Something Stinks in Justice Department

    • 1972-10-05
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This October 5, 1972 op-ed article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Collegian, points out the differential treatment of US soldiers between a convicted white murderer and an arrested black defendant in Vietnam. Private...
    • Noted Writer To Appear At Guilford

    • 1968-11-22
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This November 22, 1968 article published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, announces an upcoming visit by author John Howard Griffin. Griffin wrote Black Like Me after spending two months disguised as a black man and...
    • [Letter of certification of Red Cross work]

    • 1919-04-12
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A letter certifying that Susanne B. Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross. The full text reads:

      This is to certify that Miss Susanne B Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross Children's Bureau, in France for a period of sixteen...
    • [Photograph of F. W. Woolworth Company store, Greensboro, NC]

    • 1959-08-26
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • This black and white photograph depicts the F. W. Woolworth Company building in Greensboro, NC six months before the lunch counter sit-ins protesting busuness segregation. The view is looking north on South Elm Street. The photograph was taken on...

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