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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Taggart, 2012

    • 2012-11-02
    • WV0542 Elizabeth Taggart Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth Pedro Taggart's childhood; her service with the United States Navy and United States Navy Reserve; and her life after active duty.

      Taggart discusses growing up at various military bases throughout the United...
    • Oral history interview with Sandra Byrd Tatum, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Sandra Byrd Tatum (1942 - ) was one of the few African American students admitted in 1960 to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina. She attended Woman's College from 1960 to 1962 and then...
    • Oral history interview with Scottie Hudson, 2008

    • 2008-03-28
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Primarily describes Hudson's childhood, education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and twenty-seven year career in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve."

      Hudson describes her childhood in Alamance County, North...
    • [Photograph of Marie S. Senzig]

    • 2007
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • Marie S. Senzig is seen here, on right, during a Commissioning Ceremony on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia. She is wearing her Full Dress White uniform.
    • 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 Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Lunsford Dimmick

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Documents Gladys Lunsford Dimmick's time as a control tower operator in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II, as a student at the University of Florida, and as and employee of The University of...
    • Oral history interviw with Robert and Betty Watson

    • 1995-04-13
    • MSS254 Gail McDonald Oral History Collection
    • Robert Winthrop Watson (1925-2012) received a Bachelor of Arts with honors in economics (1946) from Williams College; studied art history (1946-1947) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland; and received a Master’s (1950) and a PhD (1954) in...
    • High noon shoot-out in Greensboro

    • 1979-11-11
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This November 11, 1979 Greensboro Daily News article culls reports from other newspapers on the murders of five Communist Workers Party (CWP) members at a Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979. An article from...
    • [Photograph of Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson with Communication Watch Crew, 1968]

    • 1968
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • Photograph of Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson (then serving as a Communication Watch Officer) with her watch crew during an inspection at Naval Communication Station, Norfolk, Virginia. All individuals are attired in service dress white naval uniforms.
    • [Maxine Easter and Norfolk nursing staff, circa 1964]

    • 1964
    • WV0108 Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
    • Maxine Easter (second from right, in NNC hospital duty uniform and ward cap) and four other members of the Norfolk (Virgina) clinic nursing staff prepare to cut an anniversary cake in 1964-1965.
    • [Notes regarding meetings with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell]

    • 1963-04-23
    • RL.00138 Boyte Family Papers
    • These notes, dated April 23, 1963, relate to meetings the unidentified author, presumably Harry Boyte, had with Sarah Herbin and Tartt Bell, both of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)and residents of Greensboro. Comments from both...
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • [Gladys Dimmick at Norfolk Naval Air Station, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Gladys Lunsford Dimmick poses on the tarmack at the Naval Air Station at Norfolk, Virginia, in 1944. Dimmick wears the WAVES winter dress blues and hat as she stands in front of a hangar.

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