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    • Oral history interviw with Mary Jarrell

    • 1995-05-10
    • MSS254 Gail McDonald Oral History Collection
    • Mary Eloise von Schrader Jarrell (1914-2007) graduated from Stanford University in 1936 with a degree in philosophy. She was a patron of the arts, an editor, a writer, and the widow of poet and English professor Randall Jarrell. After Jarrell’s...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • Oral History interview with Jada Jones, 2015

    • 2015-11-11
    • WV0598 Jada Jones
    • Primarily documents the life of Jada Lee Jones and her service with the United States Army.

      Jones recalls the regrets she has about graduating from high school early, the lack of options that she felt were available to her, and how not...
    • Oral history interview with Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to her father, 1944]

    • 1944-03-27
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • Charlotte Schuck writes about the increase of the cost of postage and Easter liberty when she will be going home. She inquires about her mother, tells of writing family members, and notes that friends have gotten caught sleeping too late.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-21
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves has cleaned up the club, and is now making covers for cots. She writes to inform her mother that she is in New Guinea, not the Philippines, as that is probably too close to the front for women.
    • What Is Color of School Disruption?

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article was written in response to the March 8, 1974 disruption at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School in Greensboro where about 75 African American students were involved in a racially motivated...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Lemburg (Lvov)]

    • 1914-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals left Cracow at 3 in the morning, arrived at 9. He slept well and is very calm. He reread Metcalfe's letter and understood it better this time. Each word of her letter is beautiful "and one follows another so well that I seem to hear one of...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-13
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves has transferred to Clark Field at Luzon, Philippines. She describes seeing the destruction of Manila, her bullet-riddled house, local plant life, food, and natives. She suspects Betty's current illness is caused by love life woes and "being...
    • [Letter from Janie to Beth Taylor]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter, possibly from one of Beth Taylor's siblings noted how proud they were of Beth at home. The author also reminded Beth, ('Bether') not to worry too much and to keep studying because having a college degree would help her work for ''long...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Paris]

    • 1914-02-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Metcalfe may be surprised to get this letter from Paris. Casals' concert [of the 7th] in Berlin had to be postponed, so he put off the one scheduled for the 8th as well. He has been tired and wanted to stay a bit longer - not to rest, as he must...
    • General correspondence applications D 1900 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include applications, health concerns, a student requesting permission to return to school when she had sat by someone in church who had the measles, material to be published,...
    • Strife at High School Leaves Scars: Many Blacks Don't Like Busing Either

    • 1974-04-14
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This April 14, 1974 Greensboro Daily News article quotes African American students about their experiences at the recently-integrated Grimsley High School. Many of these students, who were a small minority at Grimsley, longed to attend a school...
    • [Postcard from Mrs. D. M. Lucas to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-30
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this postcard addressed to "The President" of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), Mrs. D.M. Lucas inquires as to whether the students who "demonstrating with the negroes" were expelled. She also suggests that to make...
    • [VapoRub advertisement]

    • 1933
    • Photo Collection -- Art Shop
    • Vick Chemical Company advertisement, baby in hat. "for your colds, too / Just rub it on"
    • Letters to the editor of the Charlotte Observer [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1903-1904
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains essays sent by Mary to the editor of the Charlotte Observer. Topics include the importance of educating girls,"The Rich Young Ruler"(1903), women's preaching, and Booker T Washington (1903). Many of these essays were written in...
    • [Cabinet Card photograph of Edwin Booth]

    • 1889
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Cabinet Card of Edwin Booth (1833-1893). The photograph was copyrighted in 1889 by B J Falk and produced by Newsboy in New York. Booth is seated in a chair and is wearing a gray textured suit with a white tie with black criss-crossing stripes. He...
    • Psalter (Psalterium). [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

    • 1250
    • Fifty original leaves from medieval manuscripts: Western Europe XII-XVI century Ege Descriptions
    • This small Psalter leaf illustrates the fact that, although skilled scribes were available in many monasteries in the 13th century, some of the monks who attempted to apply and burnish the gold leaf were still struggling with many problems of...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, New York]

    • 1904-02-16
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Salutation: Dear friend (still "vous"). Casals has received Metcalfe's note too late to see her at Miss Emmet's. He has missed her after seeing so much of her recently. He asks her to thank her mother for sending on the slippers he left at her...

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