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    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 4/23/2016
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wesley Baker, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-10-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Barbara Wesley Baker (1948- ) graduated in 1969 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a BA in music education. In 1974, she received her MA from Columbia University in New York City and her PhD from the University of...
    • 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 Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Oral history interview with Chester "Trip" Brown, Jr., 2015

    • 2015-07-31
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Chester “Trip” Brown, Jr. (1940 - present) is a prominent business owner and has been a member of the Greensboro Rotary Club, since February 1, 1989. Brown’s family moved to Greensboro from Asheville, North Carolina, when he was nine years...
    • Oral history interview with Cardes Brown by William Link

    • 1989-02-22
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of an February 22, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Carden Brown, Brown primarily discusses his experiences with segregation as a youth, and general race relations in North Carolina and in Greensboro....
    • Oral history interview with William D. Caffrey by William Link

    • 1987-05-08
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a May 8, 1987, oral history interview conducted by William Link with William D. Caffrey, Caffrey describes the desegregation of Greensboro schools following the Brown v. Board of Education decision. Caffrey's discussion...
    • [Portrait of Ruth Payne Brown, 1953]

    • 1953
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Portrait of Ruth V. Payne Brown in WAC taupe "Hattie Carnegie" uniform, taken at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1953.
    • [Portrait of Ruth Payne Brown, circa 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Portrait of Ruth V. Payne Brown in Army green service uniform with Ft. Leavenworth sleeve patch, circa 1962.
    • Oral History Interview with Sarah Mendenhall Brown by William Chafe

    • 1974-07-14
    • William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 14, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Sarah Mendenhall Brown covers Ms. Brown's recollections of school desegregation while she was a member of the Greensboro School Board in the 1950s. Brown describes the...
    • [WACs in front of current events display, 1953]

    • 1953
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown (left) and a fellow WAC pose in front of a current events display focusing on the worldwide battle against "Red" Communists for a public relations photo during basic training at Fort Lee, New Jersey, in 1953. Both women wear the...
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • [WAC detatchment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Group portrait of a WAC detatchment at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, circa 1960. The WACs wear the green cord uniform and matching garrison cap. Ruth V. Payne Brown is seated in the front row, fifth from the left.
    • [Viola Brown Sanders reviewing sailors, 1963]

    • 1963-08
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Viola Brown Sanders and a fellow WAVE follow a group of sailors as they exit a building at the Washington D.C. Naval Barracks for Males in August of 1963. Brown, in the WAVES blue and white striped summer service uniform and service cap with white...
    • Oral history interview with Alice Garrett Brown, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-04-17
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Alice Garrett Brown (1943- ) graduated in 1965 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was a music major. She taught music for thirty-six years in Greensboro City schools and Randolph County schools. Brown recalled growing...
    • Oral history interview with Richard  Bardolph, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-05-14
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Richard Bardolph (1915-2006) was a faculty member in the department of history at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina and subsequently The University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1944-1980. Bardolph recalls activities that...
    • [Viola Brown Sanders at officer's reception, 1963]

    • 1963-10
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Viola Brown Sanders (right) speaks with Admiral U.S.G. Sharp, Commander in Chief Pacific (left), and Lieutenant Commander Fran Hamilton at an officer's reception in Honolulu in October of 1963. Both women wear the WAVES service dress white uniform...

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