The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project, established at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1998, documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I. This project recently acquired three photo albums chronicling events and opportunities of individuals who served during World War II, belonging to Elna A. Jones, Arlene Mae Webb, and an album from California and Texas belonging to an unknown WAC.
Recruiting posters and brochures are a great resources not only for information about the U.S. military, but also for the history of graphic design and cultural attitudes about women. The Women Veterans Historical Project recently acquired two new WAF (Women in the Air Force) recruiting posters. In the dark about your future? enjoy travel…prestige…and excellent […]
On Thursday and Friday, April 9-10, 2015, archivists Beth Ann Koelsch, Erin Lawrimore, and Kathelene Smith created a large exhibit for the Class of 1965’s 50th Reunion weekend. The exhibit, which was mounted in the EUC Auditorium’s lobby, included photographs, textiles, yearbooks, and other items from University Archives that document the Class of 1965’s time […]
C-SPAN2 Book TV visited Greensboro and made a trip to Special Collections and University Archives. Beth Ann Koelsch, Curator of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project (WVHP) and Keith Gorman, Head of Special Collections and University Archives were featured on C-Span2 Book TV in February, 2015. Koelsch showcased a selection of books by […]
The 17th Annual Women Veterans Historical Project Luncheon will be held on Saturday, November 8th from 11:30-2 at UNCG’s Elliott University Center. The program will feature a panel discussion about veterans writing workshops. Recent North Carolina Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will facilitate a discussion with women veterans Mary Hennessy, an Army Nurse who served during […]
On November 9, 2013 over 100 women veterans, student veterans, family, friends, and community members attended the Annual Women Veterans Luncheon. Dr. Laura Browder, author of the book When Janey Comes Marching Home spoke about the oral histories she conducted with women who had served in Iraq and Afghanistan. Photos from the luncheon can be […]