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    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Miriam Corn Barkley, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Miriam Barkley (1952- ) obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and returned to the university in 1982 to work in University Relations. Barkley recalls the activities on Tate Street...
    • Brightening the 20th Century: The influence of prismatic glass

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Prismatic glass, developed to improve the amount of daylight reflected into interior commercial spaces prior to the widespread use of electric lighting, consisted of small tiles of ribbed, textured glass. The use of ribbing and patterned textures...
    • 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 S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • Statistics on the use of Woman's College Library by Negroes

    • 1952
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • This uncredited report details black usage of the library at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) from September 5, 1951 to March, 1952. Most usage was by students and faculty at other colleges in the city. The report...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • Linoleum: The ultimate flooring

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Linoleum, a flooring material made from plant-based ingredients, was invented in the mid-nineteenth century and remained a popular floor covering until the 1940s. Its long-lasting, sustainable, water-resistant, and sound-absorbing attributes made...
    • Oral history interview with Paula A. Andris, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-04-23
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Paula A. Andris (1926- ) worked for Vice Chancellors Mereb Mossman, Stanley Jones and Elisabeth Zinser from 1959-1986. Her career began when The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) was known as Woman's College of the University of...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Anson Hennessy, 2014

    • 2014-12-13
    • WV0575 Mary Anson Hennessy Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Anson Hennessy and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps. Hennessy recalls how her worldview from a young age influenced her decision to join the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, and the religious and...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Brandon III by William Chafe

    • 1978-07
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Brandon III primarily documents Brandon's involvement in, and the activities of organizations including GUTS (Greensboro United Tutorial Service), YES (Youth Educational Service), OEO...
    • 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...
    • Refueling gas stations for the future

    • 2015
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Gas stations of years past dot the American landscape and are often victim to demolition because of their perceived irrelevance to adaptive reuse. However, many historic gas stations feature unique designs that have the potential to be transformed...
    • Oral history interview with Dargan Frierson by Kathleen Hoke

    • 1990-01-09
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 9, 1990, oral history interview conducted by Kathleen Hoke with Dargan Frierson, Frierson discusses his disagreement with conclusions offered by William Chafe in Civilities and Civil Rights, especially concerning...
    • Oral history interview with Willa Neal Cline, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Willa Neal Cline (?-present) was born in Laurinburg, North Carolina, and grew up in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Cline was a part of desegregating the schools in Southern Pines and attended both the formerly all-black East Southern Pines High...

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