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    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Coconut journal [1944]

    • 1944-12-24
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront.

      Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront....
    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • 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 Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1970]

    • 1970
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1970 yearbook of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a growing awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1968]

    • 1968
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1968 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts an overall consciousness towards social awareness reflecting the concerns society in general at that time. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations on campus during the late-1960s. ...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1969]

    • 1969
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts a growing African American presence on campus amid a continued awareness of social issues. This selection of pages gives a glimpse at race relations and civil rights issues on campus during the...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1973]

    • 1973
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1973 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, depicts an overall consciousness towards social issues by the student body at time when the campus is integrated and the student Neo-Black Society is active. This selection of pages gives an idea of race...
    • [Images from Pine Needles, 1974]

    • 1974
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • The 1974 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, shows continued growth of the African American student population and references some issues involving race relations and the legal definition of civil rights. For instance the yearbook staff highlighted and...
    • Students Who Signed Call to Boycott

    • 1963-05-16
    • UA42.1 Vice Chancellor for Division of Student Affairs Records
    • This May 16, 1963 list describes six Woman's College of the University of North Carolina students who agreed to participate in a boycott designed to protest segregation practiced by local businesses. The list was prepared by college administrators...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-05-27
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This May 25, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor Ferguson confirms Ferguson's participation in an upcoming conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. Ferguson agreed to...
    • [Letter from J. Clay Madison to UNCG Chancellor Ferguson]

    • 1970-08-03
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This August 3, 1970 letter from J. Clay Madison to Chancellor James S. Ferguson thanks Ferguson for his participation in a July 1970 conference on race relations sponsored by the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church....

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