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    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • Oral History interview with Louise Quadri Doak

    • 2017-06-19
    • WV0634 Louise Quadri Doak Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Louise Quadri Doak and her service with the United States Navy.

      Doak recalls her decision to join the United States Navy to gain independence and see the world. She describes the experience of being the sole...
    • Oral History interview with Sally Ann Weeks Benson, 2015

    • 2015-03-24
    • WV0579 Sally Ann Weeks Benson Papers, 1961-2015
    • Primarily documents the life of Sally Ann Weeks Benson and her service with the United States Navy.Benson recalls dealing with gender stereotypes while growing up, and then again throughout her military career. She also recalls the diversity of her...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...
    • 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 Martha M. Boger, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • WV0032 Martha Boger Papers
    • Documents Martha Boger's attendance at Woman's College during the Depression, her Women's Army Corps (WAC) basic training in 1945; and her experiences as a physical therapist in the Army Medical Specialist Corps for the following twenty years....
    • Glimpses of Greensboro [October 1956]

    • 1956-10
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • The October 1956 issue of Glimpses of Greensboro, the official publication of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. (Volume 4, Issue 7).
    • The Carolinian [September 29, 1950]

    • 1950-09-29
    • The Carolinian
    • The September 29, 1950, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
    • The Carolinian [April 27, 2010]

    • 2010-04-27
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 27, 2010, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Oral history interview with M. Elaine Burgess, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-08
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • M. Elaine Burgess (1925- ) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1960 as assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. She retired in 1990 from the University as...
    • Oral history interview with Eloise R. Lewis, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-01-24
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Eloise R. 'Pattie' Lewis (1920-1999) helped create the School of Nursing at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She served as the first dean of the School of Nursing from 1966-1985. Lewis talks about her background, education and...
    • 2009-09-15 Hersey [recital program]

    • 2009
    • UA9.2 School of Music Performances -- Programs and Recordings, 1917-2007
    • Fall 2009 programs for recitals by students in the UNCG School of Music.
    • Oral history interview with Hilman Thomas Watkins,1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-06-06
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Hilman Thomas Watkins (1925 - ) graduated in 1947 with a degree in secretarial administration from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Watkins talks about campus rules and...
    • Oral history interview with Alonzo C. Hall, 1973

    • 1973
    • OH007 UNCG Alumni Association Oral History Program Collection, 1972-1979
    • Alonzo Cleveland Hall (1886-1979) graduated from Elon College (now, Elon University) in 1910 with a Bachelor of Arts. He received a master’s degree from Columbia University and did graduate work at Harvard University. From 1916 to 1956, Hall was...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...

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