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    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Oral history interview with Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion, 2014

    • 2014-12-09
    • Primarily documents Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion's service with the United States Navy WAVES. Champion recalls her childhood and growing up in Los Angeles, California, her desire to join the service as a way to be self-sufficient, travel, and...
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses in her olive drab winter uniform with visored hat while on leave from Fort Devens, Massachusetts, in 1945.
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Nurses on barge during trip across India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps nurses on barge. Sleeping bunks with one nurse soaking her foot. Writing on reverse:"A glimpse of interior of barge. Bobbie[?] soaking her infected heel while Purkie[?] supervises. You don't see the dirt or get the smells here."
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni at an open-air market, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni at an open-air market, holding full bags. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"A good view of the market. These bags were plenty heavy - what a slouch. Look at that packet! This was my first trip to market. I wanted the vender[sic]...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in hammock, with friends, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni and friends, Mastroianni in hammock. Writing on reverse:"Betty is combing A. Mary's hair. I have my fatigue hat on and am typing Christmas thenk you notes. See the fence? Of course - always a clothes line. D. Mastroianni"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in front of tent, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni in front of a tent. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"Tent #2 - yours truly washing the face. Gives you an idea of the British desert[?] tent[?] we live in. Abdul made the bamboo rack for our helmets - I was thinking of you when...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Marines, two on crutches. Fiji, circa 1942-1943]

    • 1943
    • Several Marines, some obviously injured, two on crutches, with a small building and palm tree in the background. Writing on reverse: crossed out:"Four of these boys are back in the U.S.A. now" not crossed out:"Marines from Guadalcanal"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Army tent with bench and chair outside. Fiji, circa 1942-1945]

    • 1943
    • Army tent with a bench and chair outside of it. Writing on reverse:"The flap is up for more breeze. Notice the sparse grass - too much sand. Am about 50 yards from the beach. These pictures did not turn out."
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni and two friends, Fiji, 1942-1945]

    • 1943
    • Daphine Doster Mastroianni and two friends, attired in Army Nurse Corps seersucker hospital uniform with service cap appearing to match the ANC olive drab off-duty dress. One wears the olive drab field overcoat, the other two are holding their...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni and Fijian man, 1944]

    • 1944-05-12
    • Daphine Doster Mastroianni, attired in Army Nurse Corps seersucker summer service uniform with matching garrison cap, and a Fijian man, 1944.
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers

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