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    • Oral History interview with Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan

    • 2016-01-29
    • WV0602 Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Rhonda Lynn Crawford Sloan and her service with the United States Army.
      Sloan recalls being inspired to join the U.S. Army by seeing her three older sisters prosper in their military careers, the many duty...
    • [Wedding photo of Barbara Snead and husband, circa 1954]

    • 1954-01-23
    • WV0490 Barbara S. Snead Papers
    • This is a wedding snapshot of Barbara Snead. Snead wears the blue dress service uniform of the United States Air Force. The patch located below her shoulder indicates the rank of airman first class. She also wears the traditional symbol of the...
    • Oral history interview with Lee Wilson

    • 2010-02-17
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in the United States Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] and Army National Guard.

      Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in...
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • [Mary Cannon splicing film, 1956]

    • 1956
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • Mary Cannon is pictured splicing film while at the job she took to help pay her tuition at Indiana University in 1956.
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-09-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves has returned from Manila, where she took many photos. She is going to a benefit gala which the president of the Philippines will be attending. Other topics include missing fresh food, the hot weather, and her Filipino workers' pay preference.
    • Oral history interview with Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Formal photograph of Ruth Mary Petry wearing her W.A.S.P. (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) uniform.
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Ruth Mary Petry in flight jacket and goggles
    • 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 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 Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Pine needles [1955]

    • 1955
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1955 yearbook mentions Hurricane Hazel several times throughout. The storm cancelled classes, took its toll on campus greenery, and converted the Weil Ballroom to a displaced persons shelter. This issue also includes a feature in memoriam to...
    • [Photograph of Black Power Forum]

    • 1967-11-01
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph shows a presentation at the Black Power Forum which took place on the UNCG campus in November 1967. The three-day forum brought together speakers and panelists to discuss various aspects of the Black Power movement. This...
    • [Jane Ann Ward]

    • 1967
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • This photograph of UNCG Student Government Association President Jane Ann Ward appeared in the 1968 Pine Needles yearbook. Ward was instrumental in organizing the Black Power Forum which took place on campus in November 1967. The exact date of the...
    • [UNCG food service workers' strike]

    • 1969-03
    • University Yearbooks (Civil Rights Clippings)
    • These photographs depict the food service workers' strike which took place on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in March and April, 1969. The photographs appeared in the 1969 UNCG yearbook, Pine Needles, although...
    • [Working contract for food service employees]

    • 1969-03-21
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • This is an annotated copy of a proposed(?) contract for food service employees at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), dated March 21, 1969. This contract was a prelude to the food workers' strike that took place at UNCG from...
    • [Confidential memo from Dean Shipton about an incident in the Soda Shop at UNCG]

    • 1969-03-14
    • UA2.8 Chancellor James Sharbrough Ferguson Records
    • Dated March 14, 1969, this memo from University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Dean Clarence Shipton's office discusses an incident where "Lillian", a worker in one of UNCG's food service operations was approached and asked how she felt...

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