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    • False Report Law

    • 1960-02-19
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 19, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-6. This editorial commends the efforts of the sit-in protesters around North Carolina while disapproving of the bomb scares and the actions of...
    • Race Scene Remains Peaceful In South

    • 1960-02-29
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 29, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. The article reports that demonstrations in Montgomery, AL have temporarily subsided after previous altercations. Other news includes a bomb...
    • A&T Students Call Two-Week Recess In Protest Here

    • 1960-02-07
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 7, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-1. This article covers recent developments in the sit-in protests at Woolworth and Kress stores. A bomb threat was reported at the downtown...
    • Counters To Remain Closed

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page B-1. This article reports that both Woolworth and Kress stores will close down their in-store lunch counters in response to the bomb threats and...
    • Store Closed While Officers Hunt For Bomb

    • 1960-02-08
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the February 8, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Record. Originally appeared on page A-1. It reports similar sit-in protests beginning in Durham by students from North Carolina College and Duke University while students from A & T agree...
    • 3 Are Fined in Sitdown Incidents

    • 1960-03-01
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 1, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-2. Students from Fisk University in Nashville, TN were arrested and fined for disorderly conduct after participating in sit-in demonstrations. Other...
    • Police Arrest 50 Sitdowners

    • 1960-03-03
    • North Carolina Collection (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Article from the March 3, 1960, issue of the Greensboro Daily News. Originally appeared on page A-3. The article reports a bomb threat at a Greyhound bus station in Nashville, TN after demonstrators were asked to leave by management. Other news...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Butler

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • Documents Frances Butler's family, education at Woman's College, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII, and life as a Sister of Notre Dame."

      Butler gives a brief overview of her...
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of B-24, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert, looking down and wearing an overcoat, poses beside a B-24 at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. The logo on the plane identifies it as belonging to the "Red Raiders," the nickname for the 22nd Bomb Group which became a B-24...
    • Oral history interview with Charles O. Bess by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1984-01-20
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a January 20, 1984, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Charles O. Bess, Bess discusses the events that took place at Greensboro Woolworth's during the first week of the sit-ins in February, 1960. His...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Wolff German, 2009

    • 2009-03-08
    • WV0479 Marjorie Wolff German Papers
    • Marjorie German tells of her early life, education, and service in World War II.

      German gives a detailed description of serving as a nurse aboard a hospital ship operating in the North Atlantic, her military training, and her travels across...
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-09
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck notes her hospital is short-handed after the departure of temporary nurses and has heard that Russia declared war on Japan, that the United States has a new bomb, and that the war may soon be over.
    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • 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...

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