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    • Oral history interview with Candace Lucas, 2014

    • 2014-12-02
    • WV0573 Candace Lucas Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Candace Brown Lucas and her service with the United States Army.

      Lucas recalls feeling as if she wasn't ready for college after graduation, and seeing the military as a stepping stone to bigger things in life....
    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...
    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • Oral History Interview with Megan Leighann Mead

    • 2016-06-21
    • WV0615 Megan Leighann Mead Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Megan Leighann Mead and her service with the United States Army.

      Mead recalls how everyone in basic training had their strengths and weaknesses, and how they had to come together in order to get things...
    • Oral History interview with Marcia Jones Snow, 2015

    • 2015-12-15
    • WV0600 Marcia Jones Snow Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Marica Jones Snow and her service with the United States Army Medical Specialist Corps and the U.S. Army Reserve.
      Snow recalls feeling isolated and not part of her unit in Vietnam, as well as her belief that the...
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Whitney Ross, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-12
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Emily Whitney Ross (1965- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), formerly Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, in 1981 with a major in speech communication with a concentration in organizational...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-08-03
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall is busy preparing for her transfer to the 32nd General Hospital, which appears to be bound for overseas duty soon. She has been issued more equipment and clothing, and lists things she has yet to acquire. Marshall briefly describes the...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-31
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves opened her new canteen last week and is serving 1000 men a day. She reports that she has again visited the hospital for her canker sores, received her promotion and raise, a woodworking factory has been opened nearby, men...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 20 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-20
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead tells her mother how basic training is proceeding, including her near discharge for an episode of "nerves," the job selection process, her hope to attend radio school, being issued more new uniforms, going for sundaes, and seeing a performance...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • Mission: Survival Says A&T Speaker

    • 1973-04-23
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • In this Greensboro Daily News article, Anita Meyer reports on a speech at North Carolina A&T University by Samuel Yette, then a contributor to Newsweek magazine and author of The Choice—The Issue of Black Survival in America. Among other...
    • Education [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • Undated
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains documents focusing on education in the state. One essay examines the intersection of industry and education, stressing the importance of children learning through the senses; another, titled "Things to Learn," encourages its...
    • [Program for Daly"s Fifth Ave. Theatre, New York, "Ah Sin!"]

    • 1877-08-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for Augustin Daly's Fifth Avenue Theatre for August 29th, 1877 featuring Mark Twain and Bret Harte's production of "Ah Sin!" The program was formerly printed on both sides of one sheet of paper and folded in half to deliver four pages of...

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