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    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • White task force [1950 ]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • 18 page recruiting booklet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps which includes numerous photographs of nurses at work, play, and in the classroom. The booklet emphasizes opportunities for travel, employment, education, and chances for nurses to teach....
    • Directory [Wesley Long Community Hospital]

    • 1978-05
    • Cone 10079 Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital Collection, 1908-2003 and undated
    • 1978 staff directory of the Wesley Long Community Hospital. Photos include identification and are separated by department. Some departments include nursing, surgery, social services, and medical records.
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • [Group of WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A group of WACs from Rapid City Army Air Base appears to pose in the back of a military vehicle, circa 1944. Mildred Estabrook is back row, center, in sunglasses. The WACs wear a variety of service and civilian clothing, including head wraps,...
    • [WACs with duffel bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A group of WACs pose around a pile of duffel bags, circa 1944. The WACs wear the service uniform with garrison caps.
    • [WAACs marching, 1943]

    • 1943-03
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A long double-file line of WAACs, many both carrying and wearing coats, march down a snow-cover street at Fort Custer, Michigan, in early 1943. The photo, taken from overhead, also shows portions of the base and several military vehicles in the...
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room full of WACs, including women in civilian clothing, read from sheet music at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota, circa 1943. They are led in singing by a WAC and piano accompanist.
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room of WACs, including some in civilian clothing, are led in singing by a WAC and a piano accompanist, circa 1943, while at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota. Servicemen play pool in the background.
    • [Student jumping on athletic field]

    • 1911
    • MSS303 Catharine Holmes Jones Scrapbooks, 1905 - 1912
    • A student, possibly Bonnie Broadfoot, jumps during an athletic event at the athletic field in front of Spencer Dormitory on the current location of the Petty Building, circa 1911. Spectators watch from a hill in the background. The Spencer...
    • [WACs dine, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, all wearing the winter service uniform with army air forces insignia on the right shoulder, eat a meal at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota circa 1943.
    • [WACs celebrate Halloween in the mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, both in and out of uniform, celebrate Halloween in the mess hall of Rapid City (South Dakota) Army Air Base in 1943.
    • [WACs drill at Rapid City Army Air Base, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A unit of WACs march in formation down a dirt road during a drill at Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in September 1943. The women wear the WAC winter service uniform, some with the light-khaki "pink" skirt.
    • [WAC with lieutenant at desk, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC identified as Margaret stands and speaks with Lieutenant Verner L. Billdt at his desk at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. She appears to be taking notes on a pad of paper and is dressed in the WAC winter service uniform with staff...
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-22
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes her parents discussing her work and living situation in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaPlante writes about recruiting young women and her experience representing the WAAC on air at the local radio station, WBT in Charlotte....
    • [Aerial view of South Spencer Residence Hall]

    • 1920
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Aerial view of South and North Spencer Residence Halls, with people walking College Avenue in front to the building around 1920. The Spencer Dining Hall and kitchen sits behind South Spencer Residence Hall, the roof of the Students Building is...
    • [Aerial view of Greensboro at dusk]

    • 2001
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Aerial view of the Greensboro skyline at dusk, with campus in the foreground, in the early 2000s. The Petty Building can be seen in the center left and the Spencer Residence Hall in the lower left hand corner. The Petty building, designed by W. C....
    • Oral history interview with Alice Barnes Freeman, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-03
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Barnes Freeman (1946-) was born in Wilson County, North Carolina. This interview was conducted at UNCG in the Parrish Library of the alumni House. Barnes attended UNCG from 1964-1968 and majored in drama. Afterwards she worked in various...

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