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    • [Account of participation in the sit-ins]

    • 1963-05
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This personal account by Guilford College student Beth Taylor describes her participation in the sit-ins in Greensboro during 1963 offers background information about the movement and why she felt it was important to get involved. The account also...
    • [Ann Fisher on War College graduation day, 1973]

    • 1973
    • WV0153 Audrey Ann Fisher Papers
    • Audrey Ann Fisher (left) and a fellow female soldier stand beside a civilian on graduation day at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1973. Fisher was the fifth active duty female to graduate from the school.
    • [Army dietitians at Deshon Army Hosptial, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Three army dietitians at Deshon Army Hospital in Butler, Pennsylvania, sit in the cafeteria. The women, who wear the army nurse brown and white seersucker uniform, are posed in front of a Christmas tree and large fruit basket.
    • [First Sergeant's School class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • The 23 female Marines of the January-March 1944 First Sergeant's School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stand at parade rest in their classroom. The women wear the winter forest green uniform with bell-crown hat.
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross group photo]

    • 1951-04-12
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. This photo is taken in the cafeteria of the old Blue Bell, headquarters and manufacturing building at South Elm and Lee Street. A large group of men and women pose for a photo in condition with a Fresh Air Clinic...
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross group photo]

    • 1952-04-13
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. Four women are seated at a table, with three men standing. This is during a Fresh Air Clinic conducted by the American Red Cross. The old Blue Bell Building is where the first pair of Wrangler Jeans were made in 1948....
    • [Fresh Air Clinic by American Red Cross presentation photo]

    • 1951-04-12
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • April 12, 1951. 8:30 -9 p.m. A photo in which a man and woman are holding a certificate of some kind. It is hard to say whether she presented it to him; or he presented it to her. Coincides with a Fresh Air Clinic conducted by the Red Cross. The...
    • [Letter of support to Beth Taylor from Frank Bjornsgaard & handmade card]

    • 1963-04-18
    • MS91 Huldah (Beth) Taylor Collection
    • This letter of support from Frank Bjornsgaard expressed his congratulations and pride in Beth Taylor's participation in the sit-in demonstration at the S&W Cafeteria in Greensboro, NC. This correspondence also included a handmade card by...
    • [Letters from William Sydney Porter to daughter Margaret, 1907-1910]

    • 1907-1910
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters speak of family matters, holidays, etc. Most are written to Margaret from New York, but several are from Asheville, North Carolina. Margaret's addresses range from her grandmother's house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Dwight School...
    • [Nurses posed in front of dorm, 1947]

    • 1947
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Four veterans pose in front of building at Woman's College in 1947. Three were nurses, including Agnes Knall (left) and the woman beside her, identified as being from Pennsylvania. Former X-Ray technician Constance Cline Phillips is third from...
    • [Pair of WACs on staircase, 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Billy Lancaster, a WAC from Mississippi, and Eleanor Kurowski, a WAC from Pennsylvania, pose for a photograph on the elevated porch of a building at Fort Lee, Virgina, during basic training. They are both dressed in WAC summer work uniforms. A...
    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • Miscellaneous [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1898-1906
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Various documents which belonged to Dr. Charles D. McIver from about 1898 to 1906. These items represent many of Dr. McIver's affliations and memberships with regional and national organizations. Topics include W.H. Ragsdale, George Foster...
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Ann Smith Snead, 2010

    • 2010-05-18
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • Snead discusses her early life in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, her service in the United States Air Force as a WAF (Women in the Air Force) member from 1953 to 1955, as well as her life after her service and perspectives on women in the military....
    • Oral history interview with Betty Berry Godin, 1999

    • 1999-06-19
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • Interview primarily focuses on Betty Berry Godin's service as an Army Air Force Evacuation Nurse.


      Pre-service topics include Godin's nursing education and employment; being reject for a job as a flight attendant; and the death of a...

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