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    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wesley Baker, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-10-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Barbara Wesley Baker (1948- ) graduated in 1969 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a BA in music education. In 1974, she received her MA from Columbia University in New York City and her PhD from the University of...
    • 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 Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Garrett Brown, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Garrett Brown (1943- ) graduated in 1965 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was a music major. She taught music for thirty-six years in Greensboro City schools and Randolph County schools. Brown recalled growing...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • [Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore and two other WAVES singing, Thanksgiving, 1944]

    • 1944-11-23
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore and two other members of the WAVES members attired in service dress blues singing at a Thanksgiving dance in 1944.
      Caption reads:"Singing at the Thanksgiving Dance - 1944 - Tyrone Power acting at M. of C.[Master...
    • Oral history interview with Judith Bullock Nisbet, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • Primarily documents Judith Bullock Nisbet's early life; time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Service...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • 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 Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-03-01
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • V-Mail to Jean Holdridge Reeves' father expressing her support of their move from Iowa to Ohio. She also mentions forming a singing group and her other recent activities.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to mother, 1945]

    • 1945-03-09
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves reveals that a service member drew the illustrations and provides an overview of recent recreation activities, including her singing trio.
    • Ye lyttle Salem maide [binding]

    • 1898
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Grayish-yellow (C90) calico-texture cloth; three panels ruled in blue, central panel has two women in colonial dress singing, men singing and window in background with wall dividing men and women, in light blue, blue, white, and orange; upper and...
    • [Butchers Singing]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A group of five butchers standing around a table singing.
    • Antiphonal (Antiphonarium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1400
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • The chanting of hymns during ecclesiastical rites goes back to the beginning of Christian services. Antiphonal or responsive singing is said to have been introduced in the second century by St. Ignatius of Antioch. According to legend, he had a...

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