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    • Oral history interview with Yvonne Cheek, 2012 [text/print transcript]

    • 2012-09-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Yvonne Cheek (1945 - ) graduated in 1967 from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) with a degree in music education. She also holds a Master's from UNCG and a PhD from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cheek talks...
    • 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 Willa Neal Cline, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-16
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection;
    • Willa Neal Cline (?-present) was born in Laurinburg, North Carolina, and grew up in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Cline was a part of desegregating the schools in Southern Pines and attended both the formerly all-black East Southern Pines High...
    • [Wedding of Phyllis H. and Bill Snyder, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Wedding photo of Phyllis Hinton Snyder and Bill Snyder in November 1944. Every pictured in the wedding party is a Marine, including the bride and groom.
    • [WAVES dine at an anniversary party, 1945]

    • 1945-07-30
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • WAVES dine at tables during a party in Corpus Christi, Texas. The women are probably celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES on July 30, 1942. The WAVES are in navy blue dress uniforms and being waited on by an...
    • 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 soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • WACs and servicemen pose on a street in Paris outside the Kent Bar on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Ruth Shaver, in WAC olive drab service uniform, is second from the right in the back row. Also pictured are: Shearer, Stephenson, Kent, Salzs, Polly, and...
    • [Ruth Shaver and Jacques dine in Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • WAC Ruth Shaver, in olive drab service uniform, and French serviceman Jacques Hardue sit at a table at a sidewalk cafe in Paris in July 1945.
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • [Philadelphia plant]

    • 1956-05
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • View from a train of the Vick Chemical Company plant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvannia. Features a VapoRub jar water tower tank.
    • [Army nurses in China, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • U.S. Army nurses (left to right) "Muzzy," Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, Wolverton, and Lymas pose in garden outside the temporary nurses quarters in Chengdu, China, in the spring of 1945. Lymas is holding the amah's (maid's) daughter.
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • Two WACs and four servicemen stand in front a building with a plane mounted outside of it while in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Those pictured include (left to right): Perks, Salz, Shearer, unknown, Polly, and Stephenson. A note on the back...
    • [Aycock School May Day]

    • 1950-05-11
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Two school children at Aycock School hold the train of the May Queen's dress as she walks down the sidewalk.
    • [WAVES pass in review, 1946]

    • 1946-04-13
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Three WAVES, including Francis Barringer Bailey in the center, salute as pass in review at U.S. Naval Air Station, Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 13, 1946. Male navy officers stand on a raised platform to take the review, with service men in khaki...
    • [Group at train station]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • Three men and two women pose in front of a building at a train platform. The man on the far left is Fred Cone.
    • [Women Mairnes learn airplane wheel assembly, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Three Marine Corps Women's Reserves, including Phyllis H. Snyder (2nd from left), work on airplane wheel assembly at Norman, Oklahoma, while a male sailor looks on, circa 1943. The Women Marines wear green work trousers and shirts.

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