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    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Oral history interview with Judith Bullock Nisbet, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • Primarily documents Judith Bullock Nisbet's early life; time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Service...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [Wedding of Judith Bullock and Edward Thomson, 1943]

    • 1943-04-24
    • Judith Bullock Nisbet and Edward "Shorty" Thomson walk down the aisle at Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University after their wedding on April 24, 1943. Nisbet wears her Navy white dress uniform but carries the glove she removed to accept her...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [Emily Harris Preyer at the Red Cross Service Club]

    • Undated
    • Emily Harris Preyer in a trench coat, holding a folder and some packages and her purse in her right arm and gesturing with her left arm, smiling broadly in front of an open door beneath a large sign that reads "American Red Cross/Service + Club"
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Second lieutenant Caroline Morrison Garrett is pictured in front of brick building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. She is wearing a white Army Nurse Corps (ANC) cap, an ANC striped seersucker hospital...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Paraplegic Santa at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Patients of Ward 2B enjoy a Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Four patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital enjoy a Christmas dinner in 1945. The table is set with fruit centerpieces, candles, plates, silverware, and large cups. Christmas cards, and paper Christmas trees. Hospital exercise beds can be...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Student dietitians at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Student dietitians with Lieutenant Childress (front right, in ANC overcoat and garrison cap) pose on the steps of a building at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., in 1944. The students in the picture are wearing a mixture of Army...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Student dietitians at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Student dietitians pose on the steps of a building at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., in 1944. The students in the picture are wearing a mixture of Army Nurse Corps (ANC) dress and work uniforms.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Marie Lanou and Eileen Welch at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Marie Lanou and Eileen Welch stand outside of the nurses' quarters at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington D.C., in 1945. Both women are wearing civilian clothing. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"Nurses Quarters- our rooms in...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison and Eileen Welch shop in San Antonio, Texas, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison (left) and Eileen Welch (right) shop in San Antonio, Texas, while stationed at Fort Sam Houston in 1945. Both women are wearing Army Nurse Corps (ANC) olive drab service uniforms and caps. Morrison is carrying a purchased item,...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett at Willow Glen Convalescent Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett and a fellow dietitian pose by a flagpole outside of the Willow Glen Convalescent Center in San Jose, California. A domed structure with ionic columns can be seen in the background.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948

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