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    • Accent on you [1957]

    • 1957-02-18
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Yellow-and-black illustrated recruiting brochure for the Army Nurse Corps describes the army's philosophy of nursing care; benefits; career options; orientation programs; clinical specialties; medical courses; civilian university programs,...
    • Daring act by four teenagers tumbles racial barriers

    • 1985-01-27
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • Written twenty five years after the Greensboro sit-ins at Woolworth's, this article was published in the Greensboro News & Record and examines the event itself, as well as the effect it had on the Greensboro community at large. Schlosser describes...
    • Oral history interview with William G. Lane, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-15
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William G. Lane (1919-2000) was head of the Department of English at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1969-1987, coming from the University of Colorado. He and his wife established a history scholarship and an English...
    • Oral history interview with Willam Felt, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-22
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William Felt (1904-1993) was a professor of romance languages at UNCG (The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), formerly the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, from 1947-72. He discusses the faculty, curriculum and...
    • Oral history interview with William E. Moran, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-02-20
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William E. Moran (1932- ) served as chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1979 until 1994. Moran provides details of his first impressions of UNCG, including his concern over the governance structure and lack of...
    • Oral history interview with William E. Moran, 1990 [full audio recording]

    • 1990-02-20
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • William E. Moran (1932- ) served as chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1979 until 1994. Moran provides details of his first impressions of UNCG, including his concern over the governance structure and lack of...
    • [Letter from Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • Wertz discusses Company 1907 and what she has learned while a WAC. She mentions women leaving the WACs and describes a funeral of a twenty-one year old woman. She closes by asking for a birthday present.
    • Oral history interview with Walter Burch, 2008

    • 2008-05-07
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Walter “Sticky” Burch, originally from Asheville, North Carolina, spent much of his life serving in the Greensboro Police Department. Burch briefly describes his early life and military service in World War II. After the war, Burch returned...
    • Oral history interview with Wade Phillps, 2010

    • 2010-01-20
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Wade Phillips was born in Greensboro, North Carolina where he has spent most of his life. Phillips describes his childhood in the city, noting the difficulties caused by the Great Depression. He also discusses his father’s career with Woman’s...
    • [Oral history interview with Abe Greiss and related materials, Army town]

    • 2007-10
    • Greensboro Historical Museum, Inc. Archives
    • Greiss recalls his service at Basic Training Center No. 10, (BTC-10/ORD) in Greensboro during 1943. From Newark, N.J. and New York City, he was an artist and designer before the war. Greiss spent about six months in Greensboro, mainly involved in...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • Oral history interview with Victoria Guthrie, 2008

    • 2008-07-08
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Victoria Guthrie was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. She moved to North Carolina with her husband in the early 1970s so she could complete her undergraduate degree at Guilford College. Guthrie discusses her nearly thirty-year career with the...
    • Oral history interview with Vance T. Littlejohn, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-10-23
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Vance Littlejohn (1910-1995) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1938 as an instructor in the Department of Business Education. He retired in 1973 after becoming chair...
    • Oral history interview with Tommie Lou Smith, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-09-18
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project;
    • Tommie Lou Smith (1922-2008) began her career at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro as an instructor in the Department of Business Education in 1946. She left the college in 1948...
    • Oral history interview with Tom Kirby-Smith, Jr., 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-9-10
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Tom Kirby-Smith Jr. (1938- ) began teaching at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1967, retiring in 2003 as professor of English. An author and poet, he is a founding editor of the Greensboro Review, the literary magazine...
    • Oral History Interview with Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa November, 1974, with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work in public relations for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the 1960s. Sieber outlines his education...
    • Oral History Interview with Terry Sanford by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Governor Terry Sanford primarily documents Gov. Sanford's involvement in racial issues during his term as governor of North Carolina from 1961 to...
    • Oral History Interview with Dr. John Tarpley by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. John Tarpley primarily documents Dr. Tarpley's memories as the principal of Dudley High School and aiding in the creation of the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in...

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