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    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • 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 Joan E. Gerichten, 1999

    • 1999-10-29
    • WV0109 Joan E. Gerichten Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan Gerichten's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1954 to 1961 and her experiences as an officer's wife after marriage.

      Gerichten details her early desire to join the Marines; boot camp training;...
    • Oral history interview with Laverne Carter, 2010

    • 2010-10-18
    • WV0501 Laverne Carter Oral History
    • Laverne Carter speaks of her early life, education, military training and service.

      Carter discusses her experience of military culture in the 1970s and 1980s, her various duty stations, hobbies and activities, and experiences upon leaving...
    • Oral history interview with Jackie B. Sparkman, 2013 [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-04-13
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Jackie B. Sparkman (1946 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), majoring in history and political science. After graduating, she worked for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in...
    • Oral history interview with Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis, 1999

    • 1999-03-01
    • WV0047 Eloise Rallings Lewis Papers
    • Primarily documents Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis's nursing education; service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II; and her career in nursing education, particularly her tenure as dean of the School of Nursing...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • 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 Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • The Vick news [October 1949]

    • 1949-10
    • Mss. Coll. 241 Vick Chemical Co. Collection
    • This is the October 1949 issue of The Vick News, a newsletter of Vick Chemical Company.
    • 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 Ethel Harris Kirby, 1982 [text/print transcript]

    • 1982-04-19
    • OH008 UNCG Centenary Project Oral History Collection
    • Ethel Harris Kirby (1886-1985) graduated in 1905 from the State Norma land Industrial College, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Kirby discusses her college preparatory education at the Henderson Female College, the decision to...

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