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    • Oral history interview with May Lattimore Adams, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-05
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • May Lattimore Adams (1914-2005) graduated from the commercial course at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1935. She retired as a member of the administrative staff at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1980. ...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret (June) Crowel, 1999

    • 1999-12-31
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • Chiefly documents Margaret "June" Crowel's experiences as a career member of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1945 to 1979.

      Crowel discusses her pre-military service work making nacelles for B-29s or B-25s in a defense plant; her mother's...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • 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 Jim Melvin by William Link

    • 1987-11-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 18, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Jim Melvin, Melvin primarily discusses the 1969 incident at North Carolina A&T State University and the November 3, 1979, shootings. Other topics...
    • [Power Plant]

    • 1986-02
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This February 1986 shows the Power Plant.
    • [Power Plant]

    • 1927-01-05
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This photograph, taken by William A. Roberts Film Co. located in Greensboro NC, shows the Power Plant as it looked on January 5, 1927. Railroad tracks can be seen in the foreground.
    • [Power Plant]

    • 2000
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • This is a photograph of the Power Plant. The Power Plant, designed by Fellheimer & Wagner of New York, opened in 1924. It replaced the power plant located on Walker Avenue. The stack is 227 feet high, including the 12 foot bronze cap. The stack...
    • Oral history interview with May Lattimore Adams, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-23
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • May Lattimore Adams (1914-2005) graduated from the commercial course at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in 1935. She retired as a member of the administrative staff at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1980. ...
    • 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...
    • Blind Strike May Drag On

    • 1970
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, W.K. Lee Jr. reports on a strike by employees at the Industries of the Blind in Greensboro. Lee notes that only two of the forty-three strikers are white, and says many black leaders feel "inaction on the...
    • Oral History Interview with Robert Ford by William Chafe

    • 1977-06-17
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This June 17, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Robert Ford documents Ford's work for equality in employment and education through the American Friends Service Committee in Greensboro, North Carolina. Ford recalls hiring...
    • 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...

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