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    • Oral history interview with Yardley Nelson Hunter, 2010

    • 2010-10-24
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Yardley Nelson Hunter tells of her early life, education, and military service.

      Hunter discusses topics such as race relations, gender roles in the military and specifically United States Air force, services provided by the military for its...
    • [Women Airforce Service Pilots battledress jacket, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) Santiago blue battledress jacket with two patch pockets, blue plastic buttons covered by a closure flap, waistband buttoned on the left side,"W.A.S.P." pin on right collar, WASP wings above left pocket flap, and...
    • Oral history interview with Willam A. Lambert, 2007

    • 2007-11-28
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • William Lambert was born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina. He recounts his childhood in Greensboro, as well as the changes and modernization of the city. Lambert also provides details regarding his family life as well as prominent...
    • 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...
    • [Group of WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • WASPs holding books and papers stand in front of a barracks, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • [Elizabeth Williamson in cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • WASP Elizabeth Williams, in leather B-3 jacket, flight helmet, and goggles, is pictured in the cockpit of an airplane in 1944.
    • 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...
    • [WACs and their dates at restaurant, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • WACs Marjorie Weigand Perry (second on left), Doris Dickens Wilson (third on left), and Dorothy Frome (third on right) eat with their dates, also from Hamilton Air Force Base and wearing Army uniforms, at Charlie Low's Forbidden City Chinese...
    • [WACs on Wrightsville Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • WACS (left to right) Marian Hagen, Mary Felber, and Doris Dickens Wilson put on civilian clothes for a trip to Wrightsville Beach, NC, circa 1943.
    • [WAC in pile of duffel bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • WAC seated on a pile of army-issue laundry bags or luggage after it had arrived outside the base supply room, circa 1944.
    • [WAC discussion group, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • WAAC postcard showing how "informal discussion groups add interest to life in the WAAC" 1942.
    • Boomerang arc [1945]

    • 1945-02-01
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 3, Number 6 of the publication by the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA) American Red Cross primarily features announcement of new appointments, commendations, and marriages and news items from various posts.

      Four-page publication of the...
    • The beacon [1945]

    • 1945-03-05
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 9 of the newsletter features stories on veterans' assistance legislation and an upcoming USO show. War-related news includes MacArthur's capture of the southern Luzon coast, the Marines' advance on Iwo Jima, and Russian forces...
    • The beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-19
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 7 of the newsletter provides features a humorous story on furlough eligibility and an update on the base's anti-pilferage radio campaign. Also includes many war-related articles on European and Pacific Theatre developments, a...
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-12
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 6 of the newsletter announces base activities, Army policies, Homefront news, and war-related activities, especially the Battle for Berlin. Other topics include the agriculture of New Guinea, editorial on Russia joining Allied...

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