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    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt, 2012

    • 2012-03-10
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Bernhardt's childhood; her nursing service with the United States Air Force and Veteran's Administration; and her life after retirement.

      Bernhardt describes growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1950s and...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • Oral history interview with Robert Cone, 2015

    • 2015-06-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Robert Cone (1952-2017), a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, was a successful litigation attorney and mediator. Cone attended Aycock Junior High until 1967, when he transferred to Asheville School. After graduating from Asheville School in...
    • Oral history interview with Terry Ward Cockerham, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-09-29
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Terry Ward Cockerham (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1969 with a Bachelor's in Economics and Business Administration. Cockerham recalls growing up in Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, where she attended...
    • Negro History Week - Why Not Every Day?

    • 1970-02-09
    • The Guilfordian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 9, 1970 opinion piece published in the Guilford College student newspaper, The Guilfordian, argues that African American contributions to history should be integrated into all history and not just recognized during one week each year.
    • A&T Choir to Sing

    • 1952-02-01
    • Collegian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This February 1, 1952 article published in the Greensboro College student newspaper, The Carolinian, contains an announcement that the North Carolina A&T College Glee Club was to sing in Greensboro College's Odell Auditorium during the college's...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-13
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • Goddard writes of the details of her days, including KP, laundry, classes, and inspections. She is mailing some of her belongings home along with gifts, in case she's not home for Christmas. Her last week of basic training is busy and she is...
    • Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1984-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1984, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Charles O. Bess, Bess discusses the events that took place at Greensboro Woolworth's during the first week of the sit-ins in February, 1960. His...
    • [Basic training class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1944]

    • 1944-05-23
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • Official portrait of the 19th company, 3rd regiment of the 82nd basic class at First WAC Training Center, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken on 23 May 1944. Pictured include: K.G. Ecke, B. Pinckes, D. Winter, L. Wheeler, Hilda B. Warren, Bessie M....
    • [Idelle Singletary with unidentified sailors]

    • Undated
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • Idelle Singletary stands between two sailors from the United States Navy. Singletary wears a Red Cross summer uniform, with matching overseas cap. Her footwear is likely to be oxford working shoes.
    • Application for enlistment, Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • An application for enlistment in the Women's Army Corps. On the front is a photo of a WAC, a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the headline "Here is your application for enlistment in the WAC...fill it out today!" The inside cover...
    • WAC handbook [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) handbook published for the training center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, in 1944. Included is information for trainees about standards for dress and conduct; the history of Fort Des Moines; facilities at the base; off duty...
    • Woman says FBI tracker CWP activist before death

    • 1982-07-09
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This July 9, 1982, article by Bruce Siceloff of The [Raleigh] News and Observer reports that Daisy Crawford, a union organizer at Cannon Mills, was interviewed by the FBI about her knowledge of five leaders in the Communist Workers Party (CWP) a...
    • [Program for Tremont Theatre, Boston, "Becket"]

    • 1894-01-06
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Program for the London Lyceum Theatre Company production of "Becket" starring Henry Irving and Ellen Terry at the Tremont Theatre in Boston. This program is for the week of January 1, 1894. Additional notes on the program indicate the performance...
    • Services Put Focus on Sit-Ins

    • 1980-01-28
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This Greensboro Daily News article by staff writers Kenneth Campbell and Lindsey Gruson, published January 28, 1980, reports on church services commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Greensboro Woolworth store sit-ins. Also included is a...

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