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    • [Surprise tribute to Dr. Sam Ravenel]

    • 1967-05-17
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • Correspondence and a newspaper clippings relating a surprise tribute to Dr. Sam Ravenel at the Greensboro Country Club on May 17, 1967.
    • Oral history interview with Winifred Kuehn, 1999

    • 1999-12-02
    • WV0127 Winifred Taylor Kuehn Papers
    • Primarily documents Winifred E. Kuehn's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in New York City and Wahiawa, Hawaii, during World War II.

      Kuehn discusses her reaction to the...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves describes her social activities, including dances, visiting Bettie, and her surprise birthday celebration.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-11
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves details the surprise party for Betty, including the food. She notes their desire for cold plates, fresh fruits, and vegetables; making mayonnaise; having banana splits; and the return of a Red Cross worker from what Reeves thinks was an...
    • [Letter from Mrs. W.M. King to Governor Dan Moore About UNCG Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-18
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • In this handwritten letter, dated November 18, 1967, from Mrs. W.M. King of Greensboro expresses to Governor Dan K. Moore her concern and disgust at the controversial Black Power Forum held at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG)...
    • [Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to SGA Vice President Cheryl Sosnik]

    • 1973-04-12
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a draft of an undated letter from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) Vice President Cheryl Sosnik. In the letter, Ferguson expresses surprise...
    • [Letter from Chancellor Ferguson to SGA Vice President Cheryl Sosnik]

    • 1973-04-17
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is a two-page letter dated April 17, 1973, from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson to UNCG Student Government Association (SGA) Vice President Cheryl Sosnik. In the letter, Ferguson...
    • Without Warning, the Shooting Started

    • 1979-11-04
    • Misc. Coll. -- James A. Armfield Papers
    • In this November 4, 1979, article from the Greensboro Daily News, staff writer Winston Cavin presents a firsthand account of what he witnessed during the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...
    • Oral history interview with Carol Waggener, 2018

    • 2018-06-14
    • OH019 Well Crafted Oral History Collection
    • Carol Waggener, Founder and "Head Kegwasher" at Bold Missy Brewery in Charlotte, NC, discusses her decision to open a brewery, some of the challenges faced in opening the brewery, the importance of quality and community, and the future of Bold...
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Brower Twiddy, 1999

    • 1999-12-13
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • Primarily documents Rachel Brower Twiddy's experiences in nursing school in Washington, D.C., and her nursing career before and during her service in the Army Nurse Corps at Fort Ord, California, during World War II.

      Twiddy discusses...
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips discusses receiving her uniform, cleaning duty and a surprise first inspection, moving to "Boom town" barracks soon, and working very hard but looking forward to free time on Sunday.

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