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    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • Oral history interview with Alice Joyner Irby, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-06-28
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Joyner Irby (1932- ) graduated in 1954 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. After receiving a master's degree from Duke University, she worked in the recruitment and...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • Oral history interview with Nicollette P. Martinez, 2002

    • 2002-03-06
    • WV0251 Nicolette Petrone Martinez Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Nicolette Martinez's service in the U.S. Navy from 1990-1994.

      Martinez discusses joining the military to pay for college, her reasons for choosing the navy, and her deferred enlistment. She provides details of...
    • Oral History Interview with George Evans by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. George Evans primarily documents Dr. Evans' recollection of school desegregation in Greensboro and his time as chairman of the Human Relations Commission during the 1963...
    • Oral History Interview with Carol Stoneburner by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 12, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Carol Stoneburner primarily documents Ms. Stoneburner's involvement in the YWCA in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include Stoneburner's initial...
    • Oral history interview with Janet Harper Gordon, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Janet Harper Gordon (1942- ) was among the first African-American students to attend Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She obtained her bachelor's (1964) and master's (1973)...
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Henning Moore, 1999

    • 1999-07-11
    • WV0102 Ann Henning Moore Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Ann Henning Moore's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1941 until 1944 and her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • 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...
    • 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 Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...

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