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    • [085 From Nettie Marvin Allen Practice School]

    • 1898-04
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • A report of the author's attempts at providing a quality education to students attending the State Normal and Industrial College. She details the difficulties she faced, and outlines a series of recommendations for improvement of the program.
    • Oral history interview with Bernie Mann, 2008

    • 2008-05-02
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Bernie Mann was born in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his childhood in the New York area. Mann attended Adelphi University in Long Island, where he worked at the college radio station. After graduation, he moved to several states to pursue a...
    • General correspondence applications Mc 1903 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1903
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Documents and letters primarily written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include potential students, collaboration with representatives of other educational institutions, comparing schedules, ordering supplies for the college, the application...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • Many Blacks Are Bitter About Busing

    • 1974
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Greensboro Daily News reporter Joe McNulty spent three weeks interviewing black students and employees at Grimsley High School, a formerly all-white high school that had just been integrated, in preparation for this article. The article reports...
    • [Letter from Mrs. Wade H. Gentry to Chancellor Singletary]

    • 1963-05-19
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to the Chancellor Otis Singletary, Mrs. Wade H. Gentry of Madison, North Carolina, condemns participants of a boycott of segregated businesses adjacent to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC), and urges the...
    • [Letter from friend Marie to Catherine Katopes, 1944]

    • 1944-09-25
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes' friend Marie writes from France, but describes her recent stay in England including buzz bombs, daily activities, and sightseeing. Marie describes the more primitive conditions after arriving in France, and talks of learning how to...
    • General correspondence applications Wa 1902 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1902
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents primarily written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include work studies, potential students, scholarships, tuition, the application process, application requirements, comparing schedules, a student coming down with chicken...
    • General correspondence applications R 1896 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1896
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include recommendation letters, potential students, ordering textbooks, potential staff positions for seamstresses and maids, tuition costs, course catalogs, correspondence with the...
    • General correspondence applications Ha-He 1899 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1899
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include students returning home contracting typhoid fever of typho-malarial fever, an inquiry into local causes for the epidemics, recommendation letters, potential students, school...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-08-03
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall is busy preparing for her transfer to the 32nd General Hospital, which appears to be bound for overseas duty soon. She has been issued more equipment and clothing, and lists things she has yet to acquire. Marshall briefly describes the...
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • Oral history interview with Daisy Proctor, 2000

    • 2000-01-07
    • WV0139 Daisy Chamness Proctor Oral History
    • Primarily documents Daisy Chamness Proctor's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics related to...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Amie Modigh, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0480 Amie Modigh Oral History
    • Primarily documents Modigh's childhood in Sweden, 29-year career with the Army Nurse Corps as a reservist, and her civilian career in nursing, nurse education and administration.

      Modigh recounts her childhood in Sweden as the daughter of an...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge  Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-16
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeve writes that they have heard about the Japanese surrender and notes that reactions were bifurcated. She details the construction of her canteen, her attempts to contact Tom, and another marriage on base.

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