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    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • [Ellen Brown Steel at her retirement ceremony, 1969]

    • 1969-07-28
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right) shakes hands with Colonel Elizabeth P. Hoisington, the director of the WAC, at Steel's retirement ceremony on 28 July 1969. Both women wear dress blue uniforms.
    • 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,...
    • [Ellen Brown Steel and fellow WACs, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Ellen Brown Steel (left) poses outdoors with four fellow WACs wearing two versions of the taupe "Hattie Carnegie" service uniform with garrison caps circa 1952.
    • [Ellen Brown Steel in front of personnel chart, 1952]

    • 1952-08
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right, holding clipboard) and a fellow WAC stand in front of a board with an organizational chart listing platoon members in August of 1952. Both women wear the WAC short-sleeve summer beige-taupe dress.
    • [Ellen Brown Steel in a field, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Ellen Brown Steel poses outdoors in a field in 1962. She is probably wearing the WAC green and white cord striped summer uniform.
    • [Portrait of two WACs, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Portrait of Ellen Brown Steel (left) and a fellow WAC staff sergeant, circa 1950. Both women wear the olive drab uniform and garrison cap.
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • [Carolina Steel Award Ceremony]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • The North Carolina company, Carolina Steel won an Army-Navy E award for excellence in production during the war.
    • [North Carolina Steel and Iron Co.]

    • 1892
    • Greensboro Pictorials Collection
    • Exterior view of the North Carolina Steel and Iron Co., located at 126 South Elm Street in Greensboro.

      Image taken from "Album of Greensboro N.C." (1892).
    • [Carnegie Library]

    • 1910
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of the Carnegie Library at an unknown date.This building, a gift of steel baron Andrew Carnegie, was designed by Hook & Sawyer of Charlotte. It opened in 1905 as the Carnegie Library.
    • ["E" Award Presentation]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Men stand on stage during the "E" Award presentation to Carolina Steel.
    • ["E" Award Presentation]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A man gives a speech from behind a podium during the "E" Award presentation to Carolina Steel.
    • ["E" Award Presentation]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A man gives a speech from behind a podium during the "E" Award presentation to Carolina Steel.
    • ["E" Award Presentation]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A man gives a speech from behind a podium during the "E" Award presentation to Carolina Steel.
    • ["E" Award Presentation]

    • 1945-05-30
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • A military officer gives a speech from behind a podium during the "E" Award presentation to Carolina Steel.

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