Spartan Stories

Tales from the UNCG University Archives

by Kathelene McCarty Smith “The Carpenterettes,” 1918 During World War I, the students of the State Normal and Industrial College (now UNCG) took part in numerous aspects of campus work — including many of the jobs vacated by local men. In the summer of 1918, seven students calling themselves the “Carpenterettes,” banded together and built […]