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    • The old régime : court, salons and theatres [binding]

    • 1896
    • Woman's Collection
    • Yellowish-white calico-texture cloth; series binding with lettering within shield in center with crown at head of shield, fleur-de-lis pattern all over, "F" in corners, all within border of art nouveau floral pattern, all in gilt; fleur-de-lis...
    • Oral history interview with Yardley Nelson Hunter, 2010

    • 2010-10-24
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Yardley Nelson Hunter tells of her early life, education, and military service.

      Hunter discusses topics such as race relations, gender roles in the military and specifically United States Air force, services provided by the military for its...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • Oral history interview with Weezie Glascock, 2008

    • 2008-09-18
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Weezie Glascock grew up in Old Fort, North Carolina, before coming to Greensboro to attend Woman’s College University of North Carolina (WCUNC) in 1958. She relates some of the incidents of the Civil Rights Movement in Greensboro, notably the...
    • [Regiment 31 at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, NY, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • WAVES Regiment 31 marches in Building I at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York, where they are completing boot camp in the spring of 1944. All women wear dark uniforms, black and white hats, and white gloves.
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • [WAVES blue winter uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • WAVES officer's dress blue winter uniform with tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and two reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and navy blue...
    • [WAVES at U.S. Naval Training Station San Diego, 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • WAVES Millie Swift of Iowa; Agnes Lawrence of Oakland, California; Elizabeth Simpson of Richmond, Virginia; and Sue Wright of South Dakota pose outside WAVE Barracks 1 at the U.S. Naval Training Station, San Diego, California, in November 1943. The...
    • Oral history interview with Walker Rucker, 2008

    • 2008-03-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walker Rucker was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He discusses his time in the Army Air Corp, his enrollment at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his career in commercial storage and trucking...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • [WACs in pajamas, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • WACs in pajamas sit on a bunk bed in the barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia, during basic training, circa 1949.
    • [Nina Greenlee shaking hands with Governor of SC, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • WAC Nina M. Greenlee shakes hands with the Governor of South Carolina, Olin Johnston, at a Bond Rally in South Carolina. A quote on the back of the photo reads,"What did the Private from NC say to the Governor of SC?"
    • [Emma Dale Love in France, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love wearing an olive drab wool shirtwaist in France in the fall of 1944
    • [Emma Dale Love holding Christmas present, 1944]

    • 1944-11-11
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love shakes one of her Christmas packages as they begin to arrive at the 12th Army Group Headquarters in France, November 11, 1944.
    • [WAACs training in the field]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps)are possibly listening to training instructions in the field.
    • [WAACs]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) sitting in the field.
    • [WAACs out in the field]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in the field. A tent can be seen in the background.
    • [WAACs in the field]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) Caption on back of photograph:"'messing in the field' in the middle of October"

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