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    • Oral history interview with Ada Fisher, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-02-18
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ada M. Fisher (1947- ) graduated from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1970. She received her medical degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in 1975. Before retiring to Salisbury, North...
    • November 3rd: Perspectives on a Federal Investigation

    • 1981-10
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • An announcement about a public talk to be held on October 27, 1981, on the federal investigation into the murders of five Communist Workers Party members at the Death to the Klan march, on November 3, 1979. The talk featured speakers including...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [text/print transcript]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Dearsley-Vernon, 2010 [full audio recording]

    • 2010-04-14
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Ann Dearsley-Vernon (1938-2015) graduated from Woman's College (WC), now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1960. She is most known for her participation in the Greensboro Sit-ins in February 1960. Dearsley-Vernon continues an...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • Avery writes of the death of an instructor and student after a plane crash. She also notes they are swimming for PT to prepare for crashes into water. She explains where her nickname of "Sunny" came from.
    • Oral history interview with Betty Brown Jester, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-03-22
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Betty Brown Jester (1910-1994) was a member of the Class of 1931 of the North Carolina College for Women, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She was manager of the bookstore from 1931-1945, Alumnae Association President in 1947,...
    • An historical study of residential development in Greensboro, 1808-1965

    • 1968
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • Book report by Jonathan F. Baylin on the history of Greensboro’s residential development. Baylin explains his research practices and divides the 157 year history into three sections, followed by an analysis of Greensboro’s growth.
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Ridder, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Clara Ridder (1912-2012) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in 1959 as professor in the Department of Interior Design. She retired in 1979. She was an author and...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Umstead, 1989 [text/print transcript]

    • 1989-12-07
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Elizabeth “Betsy” C. Umstead (1928-2001) graduated in 1949 with a degree in physical education from Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She received a master of arts...
    • Oral history interview with Eula King Vereen, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Eula King Vereen (1923-2004) graduated with a Master of Science in Home Economics from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1970. She did her undergraduate work in home economics at Tennessee State University in Nashville,...
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...

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