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    • We want the world to know we're on the same team." [1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • ".and there's none better. Recruiting poster for the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during world War II. Illustration by John Falter features WAVES member flanked by two male sailors. 28 inches x 39 inches.
    • [Red Cross volunteer special services certificate]

    • 1942-05
    • Misc. Coll.
    • A certificate of completion of the American National Red Cross Volunteer Special Services for the Canteen Corps at the Greensboro chapter, given to Mrs. J. E. Love on March 1, 1942.
    • General Correspondence Sm-Sw 1895 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1895
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Academic and business correspondence addressed to Dr. Charles D. McIver and E. J. Forney in 1895. Topics include job and student recommendations letters with letterheads from national and state institutions. Also the Student Volunteer Movement...
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services garrison cap, circa 1942]

    • 1941
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • American Women's Voluntary Services (AWVS) blue garrison cap with dark blue piping and AWVS membership pin, circa 1941. This now-faded cap was once a blue-gray color. It is missing the AWVS membership pin, which would have been pinned to the left...
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services legionnaire kepi, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue Legionnaire kepi with flat top and square visor, white stripe with cobalt blue piping, and AWVS membership pin, circa 1942. This now-faded cap was once a blue-grey color.
    • [American Women's Voluntary Services uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • American Women's Voluntary Services blue uniform with military-style blouse with four buttons embossed with "A.W.V.S." two patch pockets, and two pocket flaps, and shoulder straps, circa 1942. Left shoulder sleeve has the AWVS patch, the "War...
    • WAVES Newsletter [August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • August 1945 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Articles of general interest include "WAVES in Hawaii Bid Aloha to Captain 'Mac'" and "WAVES Observe Third...
    • Oral history interview with Betsy Farmer, 2008

    • 2008-07-29
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Betsy Farmer was raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, but spent a large part of her life in Atlanta, Georgia. After returning to Greensboro in 1984, Farmer worked for a development consultant firm for non-profits, located in Winston-Salem. ...
    • [Cadet Nurse Corps gray and white uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Cadet Nurse Corps gray and white cotton summer uniform with U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) insignia on left lapel, red passants with one Maltese cross indicating junior cadet, four silver removable buttons embossed with the emblem of the USPHS,...
    • [Coast Guard SPAR winter blue uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Coast Guard SPAR enlisted winter blue uniform, including tailored navy blue wool blouse with distinctive rounded collar with SPARs insignia, four blue plastic Coast Guard buttons, and embroidered Coast Guard shield on lower right sleeve, circa...
    • [Red Cross special services indoor dress, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0001 Women Veterans General Textile Collection
    • Commando blue Volunteer Special Services indoor dress with short sleeves, red cross sewn on left pocket, Red Cross patch on left sleeve, and yellow Staff Assistance Corps epaulets, circa 1942.
    • Oral history interview with Deborah "Debbie" Kahn Rubin [text/print transcript]

    • 2013-06-11
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Deborah 'Debbie' Kahn Rubin (1942 - ) attended Woman's College of the University of North Carolina from 1960 to 1962 (the institution is now known as The University of North Carolina at Greensboro). She graduated from George Washington University...
    • [Polio hospital trustees]

    • 1949-12-15
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • December 15, 1949. 12:30 p.m. Photo of the hospital trustees, according to the assignment card. C.M. Vanstory, who had recently served as mayor, is in the center of the back row, and part of the "Central Carolina Convalesent Hospital" sign is...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Butler

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • Documents Frances Butler's family, education at Woman's College, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII, and life as a Sister of Notre Dame."

      Butler gives a brief overview of her...

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