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    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • Oral history interview with Lunary Love, circa 2000

    • 2000
    • WV0162 Lunary Love Oral History
    • Primarily documents Lunary Love's career as a nurse and her experiences as a nurse in the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the 1950s.

      Topics on her pre-service life include her memories of World War II and her uncle's military service and...
    • Oral history interview with Veronica Eustice, 2003

    • 2003-02-08
    • WV0274 Veronica Eustice Papers
    • Documents Veronica Dabrowski Eustice's early life and nursing education in Brooklyn, New York; her military service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Eustice describes her family and their...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Hanke, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Otto Hanke's early life and her experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Washington, D.C., during World War II."

      Hanke discusses her family, education, and work in...
    • Oral history interview with Annie Pozyck, 2005

    • 2005-07-20
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Primarily documents Annie Pozyck's career as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during WWII."

      Pozyck briefly describes her childhood during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, work as a nurse's assistant, ...
    • The steel house: ""A sensationally good idea""

    • 2004
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • In the years following World War II, a housing shortage coupled with a rise in marriage and birth rates necessitated the creation of housing types that could be built quickly and affordably. The prefabricated steel house, known as a Lustron home,...
    • Oral history interview with Estelle Garner Ptaszynski, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • Primarily documents Estelle Ptaszynski's nurses training; service in England with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II; and personal life and nursing career after the war.

      Ptaszynski discusses her decision to become a nurse and...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • Oral history interview with Pauline Rogstad Allison, 2006

    • 2006-08-01
    • WV0357 Pauline Rogstad Allison Papers
    • Primarily documents Pauline Rogstad Allison's service with the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years on a hospital ship in China; and her life after the war.

      Allison speaks chiefly about her service with the Navy...
    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • The evolving American home: Reflecting society's expectation of women

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • As women's domestic roles changed from silent partner in the late 1700s to the center of home and family in the 1950s and 1960s, the floorplan for the American family house changed also. Using the historic Blandwood Mansion located in Greensboro,...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • A privy history: How the modern bathroom was born

    • 2010
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Not until the end of the nineteenth century did the bathroom as we know it--a separate room with toilet, tub, and sink--begin to appear as a fixture in American houses. Influences from culture, technology, and health science impacted changes made...
    • Oral history interview with Heather Johnson Brott, 2010

    • 2010-08-01
    • WV0495 Heather Johnson Brott Oral History
    • Heather Johnson Brott tells of her early life, United States Navy service, marriage and children, service in the United States Naval Reserve, and service in the United States Army.

      Brott discusses her various service assignments, gender...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-10
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...
    • 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...

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