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    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • Oral history interview with Marvin Sykes by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-02-12
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a February 12, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Marvin Sykes, Sykes describes the Woolworth's sit-in of February 1, 1960, from his perspective as a reporter covering the story, including his...
    • Oral History interview with Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • Oral history interview with June Rainey Honeycutt, 1997 [text/print transcript]

    • 1997-05-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lila June Rainey Honeycutt (1930- ) received a Bachelor of Science in Secretarial Administration from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, in 1952. She is everlasting president...
    • Nahikian Analyzes Press Coverage Of Student Boycott

    • 1969-05-09
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This May 9, 1969, article from The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an analysis of press coverage related to the UNCG food service workers' strike of March 27-April 2, 1967 and the...
    • Oral History Interview with Jim Price by Scott Ellsworth

    • 1977-05-25
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a May 25, 1977, oral history interview conducted by Scott Ellsworth with Jim Price primarily documents Price's involvement in community activism and anti-Vietnam War protests in Greensboro, North Carolina, during the 1960s. Price...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • Oral history interview with Olga Lewandowski Lathrop, 2003

    • 2003-01-31
    • WV0271 Olga L. Lathrop Papers
    • Primarily documents Olga "Dusty" Lewandowski Lathrop's service in the Women's Army Corps from 1944 to 1946.

      Lathrop discusses her Polish heritage, her grandmother's death during the Nazi invasion of Poland, her desire to join the navy, and...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • Oral History Interview with Nelson Johnson by William Chafe

    • 1979-01
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa January, 1979, with Nelson Johnson primarily documents Johnson's opinions on the education system, the 1969 A&T/Dudley protest and the change in activist movements since the sixties....
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Julia Hill Gunn, 1999

    • 1999-04-06
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • Documents Julia H. Gunn's life during the Depression; her time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; her service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • 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 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 Jessie Watts McIntyre

    • 2002-01-07
    • WV0237 Jessie E. McIntyre Papers
    • Primarily documents Jessie McIntyre's service in the Army Nurse Corps, including liberating the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, during World War II.

      McIntyre provides an overview of her childhood, including her education, living through...
    • Protesters to return to Greensboro to mark start of civil rights sit-in

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this January 27, 1985 article published in The Raleigh News & Observer, staff writer Ann Green gives historical information about what happened during the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's as well as how the Greensboro sit-ins served as a...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • 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...

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