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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 Diane Getz

    • 2009-03-10
    • Diane Getz summarizes her early life, education, and service in the American Red Cross. She tells of her service in Vietnam.

      Getz primarily documents her experience in the American Red Cross from 1969 to 1978. She describes the various...
    • WV0454 Diane Getz Papers
    • Oral history interview with Heather L. McKay Mallory, 2014

    • 2014-05-10
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Heather Lynn McKay Mallory, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Mallory recalls the death of her mother at a young age, her desire to experience adventure, and the events leading to her...
    • WV0563 Heather L. McKay Mallory Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Prevatt Pickett, 2009

    • 2009-04-21
    • Elsie P. Pickett documents her early life, collegiate education, wide ranging military service, and later civilian career.

      Pickett primarily discusses her career in the United Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] during the Cold War and Vietnam...
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Adele A. Graham, 2009

    • 2009-07-29
    • Adele A Graham tells of her life, education, and forty years of varied service in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve and United States Marine Corps Reserve. She also discusses the various civilian jobs that she held.

      Graham...
    • WV0470 Adele A. Graham Oral History
    • [Evacuation crew in Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • An air evacuation crew removes a wounded soldier from a plane in Guadalcanal in 1944. Helen Weant may be the nurse pictured.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four flight nurses from the 801st evacuation squadron pose together in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Red Cross club at Russell Island, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Helen Hunter Weant (far left), Bob Weant (second from left), and two friends enjoy donuts and coffee at the American Red Cross hut on Russell Island, Australia, in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Flight nurses and officers at Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Helen Hunter Weant (second from right) and a fellow flight nurse are seated around a table with male army officers after a meal in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six flight nurses from the 801st medical air evacuation transport squadron pose in an open airplane bay, circa 1944. All are wearing flight uniform coveralls. Pictured (clockwise from top-right) are: Terry Terrance, Loretta Ruggerio, Helen Hunter...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Elsie Prevatte Picket signing document, 1962]

    • 1962-04-14
    • WAC Elsie Prevatte Pickett, seated at a desk, prepares to sign document on 14 April 1962. The desk appears to belong to Brigadier General B.E. Powell. According to the caption on the back of the photo, Prevatte, as Post Entertainment Officer and...
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • [Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943, in an Army Nurse Corps service uniform with air forces shoulder patch and a garrison cap.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant poses at the stairs to a building, circa 1943. She wears an Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dress, matching garrison cap, and handbag.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant poses at the stairs to a building, circa 1943. She wears an Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dress, matching service cap, and handbag.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Army nurses at Sioux Falls, 1942]

    • 1942-11
    • Helen Weant (second from right) and three fellow ANC nurses pose outside a building at Sioux Falls Army Base in November 1942. Weant and the nurse on the far left wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dresses, the nurse on the far right wears...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant and nurses in Florica, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • Helen Weant (far left) poses with three fellow nurses in front of a palm tree in Dunnellon, Florida, in September 1943. All four women wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab service uniforms.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant fording a stream, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant (center) fords a stream, circa 1943. Two other army nurses can be seen in the background. All three women wear field work uniforms and helmets.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers

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