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    • Letters to Mrs. McIver 1884-1906, n.d. [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1884-1906
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters written to Mrs. Lula Martin McIver by family, friends and associates from 1884 to about 1906. A few of the letters are written by Mrs. McIver herself, some to unknown persons. Topics include letters from W.D. McIver, Claude McIver,...
    • [Letter from President Charles McIver to unknown recipient, Lula]

    • 1891
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This letter, written by Charles McIver, President of the State Normal and Industrial School, to an unknown recipient, possibly his wife or a family member, describes his day and his hopes of a bill being brought up the next day in the state...
    • [Photograph from 1904 fire at Greensboro Female College]

    • 1904
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • This folder contains a black-and-white photographic image. The item is rectangular with an irregular scalloped edge, with a large white border surrounding the area containing the photographic image. The image depicts an empty path lined with trees...
    • The Carolinian [1915]

    • 1915
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1915 yearbook includes a class history and describes the beginning of self government at the college. Handwritten notes are also displayed beside the photographs of the seniors which may have been added at a reunion in 1956. The yearbook of the...
    • The Carolinian [1917]

    • 1917
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1917 yearbook commemorates the twenty-fifth anniversary of the college. It includes a short history of the college and how it developed, a list of entrance requirements, some poetry, discussion of the O'Henry Loving Cup, and """"A little...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • After a period of leave, Hancock describes the environment aboard the ship taking her back to her station. She fondly recalls a recent visit with her family and misses them greatly.
    • Sara Furman Letters

    • 1918
    • WV0316 Sara Furman Letters, 1918-1919
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918 ]

    • 1918-09-10
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Hancock describes crowded conditions in the hospital, the low number of staff to care for the patients, and the exhaustion she feels at the end of her night shifts. She is tired of the conditions in which she is living, and is worn out mentally...
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918-10-07
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock describes the horrific aftermath of a recent offensive. She says that the mud has become unbearable and is an impediment to patient care. She also visited Ypres and observed the ruins and debris of battle. She describes an advance to...
    • Edith O'Neill Letter

    • 1918-10-14
    • WV0321 Edith O'Neill Letter
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918 ]

    • 1918-10-26
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Glory Hancock has moved into a formerly German-occupied hospital. She describes seeing corpses, skeletons, guns, and vehicles left on the battlefield.
    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • [The District Nurse Home informational flier]

    • 1921
    • Cone 10081 Robert L. Phillips Collection, 1890s-2003
    • A printed flier that describes a ""Report of Tuberculosis Work, Oct. 1, 1920 to Oct. 1, 1921"" of the District Nurse Home at 900 Glenwood Avenue.
    • Here there and back

    • 1925
    • Guilford Vertical Files (Greensboro Public Library)
    • Brockmann’s recollections of World War I, the servicemen from Greensboro and how the conflict had changed people’s lives for “better or worse -- but [they were] not the same”. The author lists every soldier from Greensboro and describes...
    • Pine needles [1936]

    • 1936
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1936 yearbook opens with pictures of campus buildings. It also includes a class history which describes campus and world events of the time. Briefly mentioned are a library fire, bank failures, and the introduction of the New Deal. The yearbook...
    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • [Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes' friend Lynn Garber describes her current WAC experiences, including her job in medical supply, and possible transfer to another department. She refers to her post as a "civilian setup," notes her dislike of the civilians, and claims her...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • [Letter from Lt. Jenny Lea to Mary Kate Bonds, 1942]

    • 1942-09-14
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Letter from WAAC Jenny Lea, then stationed at Fort Des Moines, that convinced Mary Kate Bonds to join the military, dated 14 September 1942. Lea had just completed Officer Candidate School, and describes the difficulties and rewards of OCS,...

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