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    • Oral History Interview with Cindy Kempkes

    • 2016-08-18
    • WV0623 Cindy Kempkes Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Cindy L. Kempkes and her service with the United States Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard.

      Kempkes recalls her satisfaction upon receiving the same training in basic training as the male soldiers,...
    • 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 Portia R. McCracken, 2013

    • 2013-09-20
    • WV0552 Portia R. McCracken Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Portia R. McCracken, and her service with the United States Air Force. McCracken discusses her pragmatic attitude towards joining the U.S. Air Force, the gratification she felt upon completing basic training,...
    • Oral history interview with Laverne Carter, 2010

    • 2010-10-18
    • WV0501 Laverne Carter Oral History
    • Laverne Carter speaks of her early life, education, military training and service.

      Carter discusses her experience of military culture in the 1970s and 1980s, her various duty stations, hobbies and activities, and experiences upon leaving...
    • Oral history interview with Amie Modigh, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0480 Amie Modigh Oral History
    • Primarily documents Modigh's childhood in Sweden, 29-year career with the Army Nurse Corps as a reservist, and her civilian career in nursing, nurse education and administration.

      Modigh recounts her childhood in Sweden as the daughter of an...
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1943-09-25
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the difficulties she is facing in regards to her work and ranking. LaPlante is disappointed with her assignment in Intermediate Officers' School, and speaks of her desire to be out of the corps. LaPlante...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1944-09-17
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves has had an adverse reaction to a round of booster shots and has had her luggage lost. She recounts that Tom has yet to ship out, and that if his promotion to major goes through, will have to stay for quite some time and be ineligible for...
    • [Viola Brown Sanders arrives at her retirement, 1966]

    • 1966-08-31
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Rear Admiral Daniel F. Smith Jr., Commandant of the Naval District of Washington, shakes hands with Viola Sanders upon her arrival at Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., on 31 August 1966 for her subsequent retirement ceremonies. To the right of Sanders...
    • Lou A. Hedding Memoir

    • 1944-05
    • WV0298 Lou A. Hedding Memoir, 1944
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • [Portrait of Maxine Easter, 1970]

    • 1970-07-01
    • WV0108 Maxine Virginia Easter Papers
    • Portrait of Maxine Easter upon her retirement at Port Hueneme, California, 1 July 1970.
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • [Portrait of Frances Barringer Bailey, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • A formal portrait of Frances Barringer Bailey taken upon completion of WAVES basic training in the summer of 1943. She wears a dark uniform with the combination hat.
    • [Graduation photo of Cooks and Bakers Class XI, 1944]

    • 1944-09-29
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • A formal group photo upon the graduation of the Cooks and Bakers Class XI at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York on September 29, 1944. Elizabeth C. Hickcox is in the center of the back row. The women pictured are: Alice Reed, Glenda...
    • Pine needles [1946]

    • 1946
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1946 yearbook includes some color photographs, a commencement program, and a """"One Yearers"""" section on the freshman class. It also includes a pin-up section with pictures of men (mostly soldiers) that the girls submitted. There is mention ...
    • Pine needles [1981]

    • 1981
    • University Yearbooks (UNCG University Archives)
    • The 1981 yearbook contains photos of campus events, including local Greensboro, a peace march, and music concerts that featured Doc Watson and the Doobie Brothers. It also shows photos of the presidential election of 1980 and of student life. Upon...

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