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    • The Greensboro patriot [June 6, 1900]

    • 1900-06-06
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The June 6, 1900, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • Oral history interview with Jim M. Lancaster, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-01-24
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • James M. Lancaster (1950- ) received his undergraduate degree in 1972, his master's degree in 1974 and his doctoral degree in 1985, all from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro He was hired as assistant dean of students in 1974 and...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Henning Moore, 1999

    • 1999-07-11
    • WV0102 Ann Henning Moore Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Ann Henning Moore's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro) from 1941 until 1944 and her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • The Greensboro patriot [May 30, 1906]

    • 1906-05-30
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The May 30, 1906, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • Oral history interview with Doris Melvin, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • WV0243 Doris O. Melvin Oral History
    • Primarily documents Doris Onita Melvin's career with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during the Korean and Vietnam wars, as well as her relationship with friend Cecelia Ingram.

      Melvin details her early nurse training at McCain Hospital in Hoke...
    • Oral history interview with Reva Ingram Fortune, 1999

    • 1999-02-08
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Documents Reva Ingram Fortune's early life in rural North Carolina; her military service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and later the Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 1943 to 1952; and her experience as a student at the Woman's College of the...
    • The Greensboro patriot [October 4, 1899]

    • 1899-10-04
    • The Greensboro Patriot
    • The October 4, 1899, issue of The Greensboro Patriot, a newspaper published in Greensboro, N.C. by W.M. Barber & Co..
    • The Carolinian [January 29, 1981]

    • 1981-01-29
    • The Carolinian
    • The January 29, 1981, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [November 1, 2005]

    • 2005-11-01
    • The Carolinian
    • The November 1, 2005, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Oral history interview with Getrude Sprague Carraway, 1980 [text/print transcript]

    • 1980-07-08
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • Gertrude Sprague Carraway (1896-1993) graduated in 1915 from the State Normal and Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was an author, editor, historian, and journalist. In 1961, Carraway received an honorary...
    • Oral history interview with Elna Allran Jones, 1999

    • 1999-02-12
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers
    • Primarily documents Elna Allran Jones's early life; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps and Army Nurse Corps (ANC); and her post-World War II career as a nurse.

      Jones discusses her parents and her background, then comments on her decision...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Mattie Donnell Hicks, 1999

    • 1999-02-25
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Documents Mattie Donnell Hicks's nurse education and training; service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1966; and post-war life in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Hicks provides a brief description of her pre-war nurse education and...
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • Oral history interview with Julia Hill Gunn, 1999

    • 1999-04-06
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • Documents Julia H. Gunn's life during the Depression; her time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; her service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for...

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