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    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs stand at attention in formation, probably for an inspection, circa 1943. The women wear various WAC cold weather clothing and all wear olive drab garrison caps.
    • [WACs standing at attention, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs stand at attention during an inspection, circa 1944. They wear the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab garrison cap, and brown leather gloves.
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • [Halloween dinner party in WAC mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs in party hats serve food to fellow WACs at a Halloween party in the mess hall at Rapid City AAB on 31 October 1943. Jack-o-lanterns and party streamers are suspended from the ceiling. Pictured are: Mildred; Stella; and Sue Burford. The WAC in...
    • [Elaine Zeigweid in tech library, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WAC Elaine Zeigweid, in WAC service uniform, sits at a desk in the tech library at Rapid City Air Force Base, circa 1943. The library also contains cushioned chairs, a table, and some shelves of books.
    • 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...
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Three WACs, including Mildred Estabrook (left) pose together outside a building. Estabrook wears the WAC officer's wool overcoat with staff sergeant insignia on the right shoulder and the olive drab service cap. The WAC in the center wears the...
    • [Three WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Three WACs pose together, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC field jacket, dark olive drab winter service uniform skirt, and an olive drab garrison cap. The WAC in the center wears the WAC wool overcoat and garrison cap. The WAC on the...
    • [Three WAC officers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Three WAC officers pose together outside a cinder block building, circa 1944. The WAC on the left wears the WAC wool overcoat, olive drab service cap, and brown leather handbag. The WAC in the center wears the winter service uniform with olive drab...
    • Oral History Interview with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley by William Chafe

    • 1977-10-13
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an October 13, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with A. Knighton "Tony" Stanley primarily documents Stanley's involvement in the civil rights movement in Greensboro, particularly during the 1963 sit-ins....
    • Oral History Interview with Cleo McCoy by William Chafe

    • 1977-09-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a September 6, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Cleo McCoy primarily documents McCoy's experiences at North Carolina A&T State University during the 1950s and 1960s. He discusses veterans attending A&T...
    • Oral History Interview with Hal Sieber by William Chafe

    • 1974-11-08
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a November 8, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Hal Sieber primarily documents Sieber's work for the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce in the sixties, specifically with the sensitivity sessions, Community...
    • Oral History Interview with Benjamin Smith Jr. by William Chafe

    • 1973-06-06
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a June 6, 1973, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Ben Smith Jr. primarily documents Smith's recollection of his father's work as superintendent of schools in Greensboro following the Brown v. Board of...
    • Oral History Interview with David Morehead by William Chafe

    • 1974-12-19
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of a December 19, 1975, interview conducted by William Chafe with David Morehead primarily documents Morehead's role at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in Greensboro, North Carolina, and his involvement in the civil rights movement. Topics...
    • Oral History Interview with Joe Flora by William Chafe

    • 1974-09-26
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This September 26, 1974, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with Joe Flora primarily documents Flora's experiences while a pastor at the First Presbyterian Church of Greensboro in the 1950s and 1960s. Flora discusses many of the...
    • [Don't Want To Be Governor]

    • 1896-04-23
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • This response from Charles McIver to running for governor of North Carolina was published in the Greensboro Patriot around 1896. In his response, he outlines the reasons why he does not want to be governor.
    • Personal essay: Why cause trouble

    • 1973-03-05
    • The Carolinian (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This personal essay by Doug Harris, published in the May 5, 1973, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), is an explanation the writer's actions relating to challenges made against...
    • Oral History Interview with Susie Jones by William Chafe

    • 1978
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1978 with Susie Williams Jones primarily documents Ms. Jones' memories of Bennett College, desegregation, and Greensboro, North Carolina, during the forties and fifties. Jones recalls her...

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