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    • Oral history interview with Jaenn Bailey, 2000

    • 2000-01-13
    • WV0141 Jaenn Coz Bailey Papers
    • Primarily documents Bailey's childhood, family, and service with the U.S. Navy WAVES working with top secret messages during World War II.

      Bailey discusses the origins of her name; her mother's independent lifestyle during her childhood in...
    • Oral history interview with Heather L. McKay Mallory, 2014

    • 2014-05-10
    • WV0563 Heather L. McKay Mallory Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Heather Lynn McKay Mallory, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Mallory recalls the death of her mother at a young age, her desire to experience adventure, and the events leading to her...
    • Oral history interview with Carol Alban Johnson, 2008

    • 2008-05-01
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Carol A. Johnson primarily discusses her service in the Women's Army Corps from 1964 to 1968, especially in Col. Mildred Bailey's information unit and in the office of Secretary of the Army Stanley Resor.

      Johnson briefly describes her...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Hanke, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Otto Hanke's early life and her experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Washington, D.C., during World War II."

      Hanke discusses her family, education, and work in...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • [Tip Top service station and grocery store, 4608 Summit Ave, Greensboro, N.C.]

    • 1960-1969
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy V. Gilley and his wife Alice operated the Tip Top Service Station and Grocery Store on Summit Ave. for over 35 years. Alice M. Gilley was born January 30, 1916 in Winterville, North Carolina. to Charles Quincy Martin and Queenie Barber Martin....
    • Oral history interview with Bob Newton, 2015

    • 2015-06-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Newton was born in Long Beach, California, in 1940, but was raised in Wyoming. His father owned and published the Wyoming State Journal, a bi-weekly newspaper. After graduating from high school, Newton attended Oregon State University his...
    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, circa 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery describes doing stalls, steep turns, and shot landings during flight training at Mather Field, California, and mentions top speeds of 350 to 450 mph. She notes that several men are now in their class training. She hopes she is able to...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-06
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes her recent trip to San Francisco on a weekend pass, including seeing the Top of the Mark, St. Francis Hotel, trolleys, Cliff House, and Fisherman's Wharf. She also explains how mail will work once she's overseas.
    • [Top Ladies of Distinction invitation]

    • 1986
    • CC016 Hicks Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Invitation for Pearl Durham to attend the Guilford Chapter of the Top Ladies of Distinction Inc. luncheon.
    • [Top Ladies of Distinction]

    • 1987
    • CC016 Hicks Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Newspaper clipping of photo of Top Ladies of Distinction, with names of the all the women, including Pearl Durham Hicks on the front row.
    • [Top Ladies of Distinction]

    • 1987
    • CC016 Hicks Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Photograph of the Top Ladies of Distinction in 1987.
    • Troy V. Gilley

    • Undated
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy V. Gilley and his wife Alice operated the Tip Top Service Station and Grocery Store on Summit Ave. for over 35 years. This image of the station was taken from Rudd Road.
    • [Troy Vernon Gilley]

    • 1940-1949
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy Gilley is seen in the Tip Top Service Station and Grocery Store at 4608 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, North Carolina in the early 1940s..
    • [Troy V. Gilley and customer]

    • Undated
    • CC014 Gilley-Liles Family Collection [Personal Collection]
    • Troy V. Gilley and his wife Alice operated the Tip Top Service Station and Grocery Store at 4608 Summit Ave. for over 35 years. The customer is an unidentified black man.
    • The shuttle [binding]

    • 1907
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate yellowish-green (C136) calico-texture cloth; 4 horizontal panels in architectural frame, top panel with colored pictorial onlay (portion of frontispiece), 2nd and 4th panels lettered in dark green, 3rd panel with shield and torches in dark...
    • Lucy in fairyland [binding]

    • 1901
    • Girls Books in Series Collection
    • Deep red (13) calico-texture cloth; series binding with mother and girl in lower left and five children's faces along top in black, lettered in gilt and black; face in black at top of spine, gilt and black lettering

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