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    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • 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 Charles L. Weill, 2007

    • 2007-11-26
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Charles Weill was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood during the Great Depression and its major impact on the city. Weill talks about his participation in the development of Greensboro, particularly the...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-03
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves is preparing to leave for her new assignment, and has spent the day teaching English to Chinese children. Other topics include a meal with "looly water" Australian beer; her pets, a cricket and a lizard; a variety show; and...
    • Oral History Interview with Vance Chavis by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-20
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 20, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Vance Chavis primarily documents Chavis' efforts to fight segregation in Greensboro schools, especially while teaching at Dudley High School and serving on the Greensboro...
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • W.C. informer [number 2]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The second issue of W.C. Informer primarily discusses economic and political trends in in North Carolina, including voter registration and participation. Statistics are presented on poverty, living conditions (lack of running water, infant...
    • Oral history interview with Victoria Guthrie, 2008

    • 2008-07-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Victoria Guthrie was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She moved to North Carolina with her husband in the early 1970s so she could complete her undergraduate degree at Guilford College. Guthrie discusses her nearly thirty-year career with the...
    • [Amphitheatre]

    • 1941
    • UA103 Negatives Collection
    • This photograph shows the amphitheatre with the lake. The amphitheatre, and a lake, were designed by J. D. Spinks, an engineer from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and constructed by the Works Project Administration (WPA), in 1941. Located on a...
    • [Lake on campus]

    • 1945
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of students rowing canoes on a lake on campus in the 1940s.
    • [Letter from Charles McIver about typhoid epidemic]

    • 1900-10-13
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter from the President of the State Normal and Industrial College to its patrons (including students' parents) addresses a student who arrived at school with typhoid fever. The student's mother arrived at the College and told McIver that...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery writes of the death of an instructor and student after a plane crash. She also notes they are swimming for PT to prepare for crashes into water. She explains where her nickname of "Sunny" came from.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-17
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves notes that she has been assigned to a new club at the base due to a fight between its previous ARC staff members. She describes the club and other base facilities, including their day room, and explains the base's water problems. She also...
    • [Vick Chemical water tower]

    • 1950-10-09
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Vick Chemical Company water tower and building connector walkway.
    • The San Rosario ranch [binding]

    • 1884
    • Woman's Collection
    • Moderate olive very fine diagonal rib cloth; sun over water in top left corner, lettering written diagonally below, all in gilt and red; sun over water, lettering and rules on spine in gilt. Floral patterned endpapers in olive green and cream.
    • The opened shutters : a novel [binding]

    • 1906
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark gray smooth calico-texture cloth; house with several windows and shutters on stilts in water with clouds in background, two trees with boat tied to one tree and water in foreground, lettered above and below, four pine cones at top, all in...
    • [Man Jumping into Water]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A man jumps into a body of water while holding a bag of sorts over his head.
    • [Proximity water tower]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This image shows one of the large water towers on the Proximity mill property.

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