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    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0085 Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke Papers
    • Primarily details Lucke's experiences as a town student at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her training at St. Albans Naval Hospital; and working in the U.S. Navy WAVES...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • Oral history interview with Maria J.M. Griffin, 2009 [text/print transcript]

    • 2009-07-20
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Maria Justice Moore Griffin (1943- ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1962-1964. She returned to UNCG in the mid-1970s and graduated in 1976. After working...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley F. John, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Shirley Ferren John's service in the USMC (United States Marine Corps) from 1953 to 1955.

      John discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; her family's reaction to her enlistment; segregation; the cap on...
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • Oral history interview with Heather Johnson Brott, 2010

    • 2010-08-01
    • WV0495 Heather Johnson Brott Oral History
    • Heather Johnson Brott tells of her early life, United States Navy service, marriage and children, service in the United States Naval Reserve, and service in the United States Army.

      Brott discusses her various service assignments, gender...
    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...
    • The Greensborough patriot [November 2, 1850]

    • 1850-11-02
    • The Greensborough Patriot
    • The November 2, 1850, issue of The Greensborough Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C., by Swaim and Sherwood.
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cooper Floyd, 1999

    • 1999-03-03
    • WV0048 Mary Cooper Floyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Elizabeth C. Floyd's clerical work for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in Washington, D.C., and Long Island, New York, during World War II; and her life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Pauline Rogstad Allison, 2006

    • 2006-08-01
    • WV0357 Pauline Rogstad Allison Papers
    • Primarily documents Pauline Rogstad Allison's service with the Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years on a hospital ship in China; and her life after the war.

      Allison speaks chiefly about her service with the Navy...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents AndrĂ©e B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • Oral history interview with Claudia Butler Geniton, 2011

    • 2011-03-25
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • Claudia Butler Geniton speaks of her early life and military service (both active duty and reservist duty).

      Geniton notes her duties in both the Vietnam War and Gulf War and the time between. She mentions diverse duties and training, such as...
    • Oral History interview with Jeri I. Graham

    • 2016-11-12
    • WV0628 Jeri I. Graham Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeri I. Graham and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Graham recalls the educational ambitions she felt from an early age, her aspiration to become an expert in Obstetrics and Gynecological...

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