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    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-30
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck explains how happy she is to hear that her husband has been liberated from an Axis prison camp but cannot get leave. She also describes her Charge of Quarters (CQ) duties.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-11
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck explains that letters from home are precious to service members. She has declined going out with Colonel Arn and has received a box of brassieres.
    • [Letter from Burlington Mayor W.L. Beamon to Grimsley Hobbs]

    • 1970-03-19
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this letter to Guilford College President Grimsley Hobbs, Burlington mayor W.L. Beamon criticizes Guilford College's response to black students' demands in a recent campus protest. These demands include a minimum grade requirement of "C," a...
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Dean and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-04-06
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes describes life at Fort Oglethorpe to her sister and brother-in-law, including her improved living quarters and bathroom facilities, listening to the marching band practice next door to where she works, and a WAAC receiving a disability...
    • [Letter from Chancellor Singletary to Sherry Mullins]

    • 1963-04-02
    • UA2.7 Otis Arnold Singletary Records, 1961-1966
    • In this letter to Secretary of Student Legislature Sherry Mullis, Chancellor Otis Singletary of Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WCUNC) informs the Student Legislature of four specific items of concern. The fourth item is a...
    • [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.
    • [Letter from Grimsley Hobbs to Kathryn Kelly]

    • 1970-03-23
    • MS416 Grimsley Hobbs Papers
    • In this March 23, 1970 letter Hobbs assures Mrs. Kelly, a parent of a student at Guilford, that the minimum grade of "C" requested by black students was refused by the college but explains that all academic decisions must be referred to the faculty...
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-05-04
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Marshall lists the items she purchased at the PX; discusses potential birthday presents, including pajamas, a prayer book, and an identification bracelet; explains the information on her dog tags; and mentions that other nurses are leaving for...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to Bud, 16 December 1944  ]

    • 1944-12-16
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead writes to her brother of the rigors of WAVES training. In particular, she gives details about her coding classes,"radio shack watch," and "field night" cleaning duties. She explains that the base where she is currently stationed is downsizing,...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-06
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes her recent trip to San Francisco on a weekend pass, including seeing the Top of the Mark, St. Francis Hotel, trolleys, Cliff House, and Fisherman's Wharf. She also explains how mail will work once she's overseas.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-26
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves, who is still working on dolls for a wedding cake, explains the drop in patronage at the club and her concerns about the high ARC turnover rate in her area.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-17
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves notes that she has been assigned to a new club at the base due to a fight between its previous ARC staff members. She describes the club and other base facilities, including their day room, and explains the base's water problems. She also...

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