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    • 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 Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • 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 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • 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 Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Lunsford Dimmick

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Documents Gladys Lunsford Dimmick's time as a control tower operator in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II, as a student at the University of Florida, and as and employee of The University of...
    • 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...
    • Conference with Mr. Eugene Street

    • 1963-03-25
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • These notes describe a March 14, 1963 meeting between Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) Chancellor Otis Singletary, dean of students Katherine Taylor, and the student government president with local business owner Mr....
    • [Control tower operator at Ft. Myers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • An unidentified control tower operator at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, poses with a microphone to her mouth in office overlooking the tarmac, circa 1944.
    • Oral History Interview with Sol Jacobs by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth circa December, 1977, with Sol Jacobs primarily documents Jacobs' involvement in civil rights efforts in the sixties as the operator of Jay's Deli in Greensboro, North Carolina. Jacobs...
    • [Sally Kivett]

    • 1950-05-04
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Vick Chemical Company machine operator Sally Kivett.
    • Oral history interview with Horace Kornegay, 2008

    • 2008-02-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Horace Kornegay was born in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1924, but his family moved to Greensboro shortly afterward. He discusses his childhood in Greensboro, forming early connections that would later help his career as a lawyer, and his...
    • [El Toro Marine Air Station tower staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Dorothy "Dottie" Griffin Rice (second from right) and fellow flight clearance, tower operator, and aerologist staff pose in front of a propeller plane on the tarmac at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, California, in 1945.
    • Oral history interview with Julia "Judy" Houk Cooley

    • 2009-03-12
    • WV0452 Julia 'Judy' Houk Cooley Papers
    • Primarily documents the service of Judy Cooley in the United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service [WAVES] during World War II as a radio operator.

      Cooley tells of growing up in the rural area of Edmonton, New York, her...
    • Calling WAAC." [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Recruiting poster for the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps), 1943. Illustration by Albro F. Downe and Michael Ramus depicts a WAAC radio operator at typewriter receiving a message from an American soldier who is hiding in the grass. The text of...
    • It's a woman's war too! join the WAVES [circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service). Illustration by John Falter depicts a WAVE operator. 28 inches x 43 inches.
    • Schools and rates for navy women [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES describes opportunities avaliable in the navy when recruit training is completed. Provides description of various positions, including storekeeper, aviation instrument mechanic,...

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