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    • [WAVES Supply Corps training class, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • WAVES Supply and Disbursing School training class poses for a formal photo at Harvard's Radcliffe College in late 1943. Virginia Becker is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
    • [WAVES officer's wool coat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES officer's navy blue wool double-breasted overcoat with three pairs of Navy gold buttons, belt sewn on the back, and reserve blue stripes on cuffs. This coat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [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 navy trousers, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES navy blue slacks worn with the short-sleeve white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie. This uniform worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [WAVES navy blue havelock, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • WAVES navy blue havelock worn with raincoat. Worn by Virginia Gardner Becker from 1943 to 1945.
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • 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 Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • [Three ANC nurses in Saipan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Three ANC nurses pose outside their quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in 1944. The woman on the left wears a civilian bikini; the nurse in the center wears the ANC summer work uniform with turban-style head wrap; and the nurse on the...
    • [Resolution on Greensboro adopted by the United Presbyterian Church]

    • 1981-05-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This resolution adopted by the governing board of the United Presbyterian Church in the United States of America expresses concern for the victims of the violence at the Death to the Klan march in Greensboro, North Carolina, on November 3, 1979, at...
    • [Resolution regarding the federal investigation into the Greensboro Massacre]

    • 1981
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This resolution adopted by the governing board of the National Council of the Churches of Christ expresses concern for the victims of the violence at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979, at which five members of the Communist Workers...
    • Panel mulls doubts from Nov. 3 events

    • 1981-10-28
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This October 28, 1981 article by Larry King of the Greensboro Daily News reports on a panel discussion sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee, Greensboro Citizens for Justice and Unity, and the Greensboro chapter of the N.C. Civil...
    • Flawed report

    • 1980-10-12
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • This October 12, 1980 Greensboro Daily News editorial examines a report by the Human Relations Commission on the violence at the November 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro at which five Communist Workers Party members were killed. The...
    • Groups seek new probe into shootings

    • 1981-11-03
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This November 3, 1981 article by Mary Anne Rhyne of the Associated Press, printed in the Greensboro Daily News, reports on a call by five organizations for further investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death...
    • Special Prosecutor Is Sought

    • 1982-03-23
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This March 23, 1982, article by Gary Terpening of the Winston-Salem Journal reports on the Greensboro Justice Fund's call for a special prosecutor in the case of the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march in...

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