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    • [Letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison]

    • 1995-08-23
    • Mss. Coll. 136 Ned Harrison Collection
    • This folder contains a handwritten letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison about her personal experiences during World War II in Greensboro. Specifically, she tells the story of her very emotional reaction to hearing the Cone's Mill fog...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-24
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves, who has had dengue fever, soon will be discharged from the hospital. She also mentions being visited by a chaplain and wishing she could sell her cigarette rations.
    • Oral history interview with Paula J. Johnson

    • 2001-06-08
    • WV0220 Paula J. Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Paula Johnson's work as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy WAVES.

      Johnson briefly discusses her childhood and her desire to attend college. She notes how the family's inability to pay for her education and her...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • Letters, 1906-1908 [Rachel Taylor Farlow papers]

    • 1906-1908
    • MS404 Rachel Farlow Taylor Papers, 1906-1931
    • Letters to Rachel Taylor mostly from Mary Mendenhall Hobbs. There is one letter from Wilson Hobbs wishing Rachel a Merry Christmas. Taylor worked for Mary Hobbs while she was a student at Guilford College and their relationship continued after.
    • General correspondence applications Ro-Ru 1901 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1901
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include travel arrangements, an invitation for a North Carolina member of the House of Representatives to visit the campus, clarifying from previous communications, the application...
    • General correspondence applications Ta-Ti 1897 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1897
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include potential students, the availability of employable positions, cotton seed meal, political matters, the supervision of public schools, a student who worked full-time wishing...
    • General correspondence applications Cr-Cu 1902 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1902
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include potential students, placing students and alumni in available positions of employment, Commencement attendance, laying the foundation stone for a new Students' Building,...
    • General correspondence applications 1900 Sm-So [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include placing alumni in available positions of employment, material to be published, educational advertising, recommendation letters, improving levels of literacy in the state,...
    • 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...

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