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    • 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 Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • 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 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 Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • 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 Marguerite V. Clodfelter, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0024 Marguerite V. Clodfelter Papers
    • Marguerite V. Clodfelter primarily discusses her early life in Canada and upstate New York; her experiences and training in the Cadet Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; and her personal life and nursing career following World War II.

      Clodfelter...
    • 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 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....
    • 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...
    • 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 Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • Oral history interview with Muriel Coykendall Kiser, 1999

    • 1999-05-18
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • Documents Muriel Coykendall Kiser's childhood; her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; and her service in Europe with the Red Cross during...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wofford Armenaki, 1999

    • 1999-05-19
    • WV0079 Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Documents Doris Wofford Armenaki's early life; education; military service as a nurse during World War II; personal life after the war; and nursing training and teaching at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from the 1970s to the...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Coley, 1999

    • 1999-11-08
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • Primarily documents Coley's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences in the American Red Cross while stationed in the United States.

      Coley...
    • Oral history interview with Dolores Meurer Reed, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • WV0398 Dolores Reed Oral History
    • Primarily documents Dolores Meurer Reed's service in the WASP from 1943 to 1944.

      Reed discusses her early childhood, her first experience flying, earning money to pay for flight lessons, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. She discusses learning...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • Oral history interview with JoAnn Sesher Webb, 2013

    • 2013-08-16
    • WV0548 JoAnn Sesher Webb Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of JoAnn Webb and her service in the United States Air Force.

      Webb recounts her childhood growing up in Pennsylvania, her memories of the beginning of World War II, her desire to join the military, and her time...

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