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    • [Letters from Shirley Worth Porter]

    • 1934-1937
    • Mss. Coll. 11 William Sidney Porter Papers
    • These letters are addressed to Mrs. Harry Thornton in Greensboro. They speak of Shirley's nickname "Shell" and how it was acquired, mutual acquaintances in Greensboro, a description of the original Porter drug store, a sketch made by Shirley Porter...
    • [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...
    • [Wedding of Judith Bullock and Edward Thomson, 1943]

    • 1943-04-24
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • Judith Bullock Nisbet and Edward "Shorty" Thomson walk down the aisle at Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University after their wedding on April 24, 1943. Nisbet wears her Navy white dress uniform but carries the glove she removed to accept her...
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 1945]

    • 1945-03-31
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Cody is on furlough and has met up with a childhood friend who is serving in the air force. She would like to be stationed Hawaii but hasn't told her family because she fears they won't want her further away.
    • Oral History Interview with Randolph Blackwell by William Chafe

    • 1973-05-05
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This May 5, 1973, oral history interview with Randolph Blackwell, conducted by William Chafe, primarily documents Blackwell's recollections of the NAACP Youth Council and city council elections in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Blackwell...
    • Oral History Interview with Lewis Dowdy by William Chafe

    • 1975-01-21
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This January 21, 1975, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Lewis Dowdy primarily covers Dowdy's tenure at North Carolina A&T and membership in the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the sixties. Topics related to A&T include his...
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk at her commissioning, has her Second Lieutenant bars pinned on by her father, Retired USAF Lieutenant Colonel, Roland L. Wolfe. In the background is the logo of the Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in...
    • [Portrait of Barbara W. Kucharczyk, 1977]

    • 1977-10-12
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Portrait of Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk taken 12 October 1977, after completion of Officer Training School and commission as second lieutenant.
    • Oral History Interview with Joseph McNeil by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a 1978 interview conducted by William Chafe with Joseph McNeil primarily documents McNeil's participation in the 1960 Woolworth's sit-ins in Greensboro, North Carolina. Topics include his surprise at not being arrested the first...
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk receiving award, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, in fatigue shirt with rolled sleeves, is handed a certificate of achievement by General Brown for writing a history of her squadron, circa 1978.
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk with serviceman and child, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (center) stands with fellow Air Force member Sergeant Rivera and his son while she was stationed with the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing in Okinawa, Japan, in July 1977. Kucharczyk wears an olive green short-sleeved fatigue...
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk on base, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk poses at the Squadron Officer School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. She is wearing the USAF dress blue uniform with slacks and officers cap; circa 1980.
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk in an airplane cockpit, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara W. Kucharczyk sits in the cockpit of a T-38 simulator as part of her aircraft maintenance officer technical school training, at Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois in 1978. A note on the back reads, "Do I look like a 'Fighter Jock'?"
    • Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gloria Jean Howard, Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the...
    • [Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk removing helmet, 1984]

    • 1984
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kuchaarczyk removing her helmet after seventy minutes of flight over Germany, May 1984. Caption on back reads: Back O.K. Even look like I know what's going on!
    • [Women of Kunsan Air Force Base, 1986]

    • 1986
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Women of Kunsan AFB, 1986. A first for the air force, a maintenance squadron commander and four maintenance supervisors in one Fighter Wing. Kucharczyk is second from right.

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