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    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • 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 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;...
    • Oral history interview with Janet Froome, 1999

    • 1999-11-09
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • Primarily documents Janet Hester Froome's experiences with the Army Nurse Corps in Australia and New Guinea from 1941 to 1945.

      Froome chiefly discusses her service during World War II. She details her decision to join the Army Nurse Corps;...
    • 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 Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • Oral history interview with Judith Bullock Nisbet, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • Primarily documents Judith Bullock Nisbet's early life; time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Service...
    • 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 Audrey Fisher, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0153 Audrey Ann Fisher Papers
    • Documents Audrey Ann Fisher's twenty-seven year career in the military, with an emphasis on attitudes and changes in the Women's Army Corps and the U.S. Army.

      Fisher discusses her childhood in Oregon and Washington; her social life after...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral History interview with Jude Eden

    • 2016-02-06
    • WV0603 Jude Eden Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jude Eden and her service with the United States Marine Corps.
      Eden recalls the events of September 11, 2001 and, even though she had not considered enlisting at the time, how she felt that the right thing to do...
    • Oral history interview with S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • Oral history interview with Vance H. Chavis by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1979-11-21
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a November 21, 1979 oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Vance H. Chavis, Chavis discusses his memories of race relations in Greensboro, communication between the black and white communities, and his support...
    • Oral history interview with Yvonne Cheek, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-09-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Yvonne Cheek (1945 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in music education. She also holds a Master's from UNCG and a PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cheek talks...
    • Oral history interview with Tom Kirby-Smith, Jr., 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-9-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Tom Kirby-Smith Jr. (1938- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1967, retiring in 2003 as professor of English. An author and poet, he is a founding editor of the Greensboro Review, the literary magazine...
    • Oral history interview with Lenoir C. Wright, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-09
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Lenoir C. Wright (1911-2003) received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1933. He received a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in 1935 from Merton College, University of Oxford, England. Wright also...

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