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    • Oral history interview with Tricia Sutter, 2013

    • 2013-03-23
    • WV0546 Tricia Sutter Papers
    • Primarily documents Tricia Sutter's time in the United States Coast Guard.

      Sutter discusses her educational learning difficulties, the growing awareness of her sexuality during high school, and her parents' approval of her homosexuality. She...
    • Oral history interview with Angeline and S. C. Smith by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1989-09-28
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 28, 1989, interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Angeline and S. C. Smith, Ms. Smith reads a speech she presented at the Greensboro Historical Museum concerning her experiences with and struggles against...
    • Oral history interview with Renee L. Gurley, 2012

    • 2012-05-07
    • WV0532 Renee L. Gurley Oral History
    • Primarily documents Renee L. Gurley's adolescence; her service with the United States Air Force; and her life after service.

      Gurley discusses growing up during the late 1950s and 1960s, her love of the outdoors, and the lessons she learned...
    • Television Gave Impetus to Movement

    • 1980-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This January 27, 1980 Greensboro Daily News article was published on the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the 1960 sit-ins at the Greensboro Woolworth lunch counter. The article chronicles numerous civil rights struggles in Greensboro in the...
    • Greensboro Blacks Supported Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, staff writer Lindsey Gruson discusses the motivations behind, and effect of, the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins of 1960 that set off nonviolent protests across the U.S. Gruson writes that sit-in...
    • Oral History Interview with Dr. John Tarpley by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. John Tarpley primarily documents Dr. Tarpley's memories as the principal of Dudley High School and aiding in the creation of the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in...
    • Oral History Interview with Michael Weaver by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a July 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Michael Weaver primarily documents Mike Weaver's role in Greensboro in desegregated housing opportunities and as a member of the chamber of...
    • Oral history interview with Ralph Wooden by William Link

    • 1989-02-10
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • This transcript of a February 10, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Ralph Wooden, Wooden describes his experiences as an African-American in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He also recalls the political struggles...
    • Oral history interview with Seth C. Macon, 2012 (Part 1)

    • 2012-03-09
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro;
    • Seth C. Macon was born at home in Randolph County, North Carolina. Macon grew up on a farm and recounts some of his daily chores during childhood and his close relationship with his six siblings. Macon is a “birthright Quaker” and describes...
    • Oral history interview with Bernie Mann, 2008

    • 2008-05-02
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bernie Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his childhood in the New York area. Mann attended Adelphi University in Long Island, where he worked at the college radio station. After graduation, he moved to several states to pursue a...
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • 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 Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • 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 Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...

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