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    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Irene Parsons, circa 1945, in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with collar insignia and officer's service hat with white cover.
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons sits with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at the...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [WASPs sit on the wing of a plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs sit on the wing of a B-29 bomber for a publicity photo on 29 November 1944. The WASPs wear Santiago blue dress uniforms with skirts or slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs in front of a plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs pose in front of a B-24 bomber on 29 November 1944. The WASPs wear Santiago blue dress uniforms with skirts or slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the left.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs walk on tarmac, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs walk towards the camera for a publicity photo on 29 November 1944. A B-24 bomber is parked behind the women, probably at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the left.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [Two WASPs look out of a cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Two WASPs look out of the cockpit of a B-24 bomber on 29 November 1944. Mildred Dalrymple may be on the right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs on tarmac, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs pose together on a tarmac in front of a B-29 bomber on 29 November 1944. The women wear the WASP Santiago blue dress uniform with slacks or skirt. Mildred Dalrymple may be on the far right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [Two WASPs in front of plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Two WASPs stand toegther on a tarmac in front of a B-24 bomber, probably at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, on 29 November 1944. Both of the women wear the WASP Santiago blue dress uniform with slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be the...
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [Portrait of Katie S. King, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Katie S. King taken while at Hampton Training School for Nurses, Dixie Hospital, circa 1944. King wears the Cadet Nurse Corps light olive-drab dress uniform with a cadet nurse patch on the left sleeve and beret.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King in Cadet Nurse Corps uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Katie S. King poses in a Cadet Nurse Corps white work uniform, nurses cap, and blue wool cape. The photo was taken after King received her nurses' cap after six months in the service in 1944.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King and family, 1959]

    • 1959
    • Katie S. King (far left) poses with her family at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in 1959. Clockwise from left: King, wearing a white nurses' uniform, cap, and navy blue cape; her daughter wearing a girl scout uniform; her eldest son wearing a boy...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie King at McCain Sanitorium, 1962]

    • 1962
    • Katie S. King poses behind a counter at McCain Sanatorium (now McCain Correctional Hospital), in 1962. She wears a white nurses' uniform and cap.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Photo of Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, where she was working towards a bachelor of science degree in nursing, in 1964. King wears a white nurses' uniform and cap and carries two brown leather bags.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers

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