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    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jude Eden

    • 2016-02-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Jude Eden and her service with the United States Marine Corps.
      Eden recalls the events of September 11, 2001 and, even though she had not considered enlisting at the time, how she felt that the right thing to do...
    • WV0603 Jude Eden Oral History
    • [Portrait of Dorothy B. Austell]

    • 1943-06-11
    • Photographic portrait of Dorothy B. Austell, in uniform, standing by a field, with farm workers in the background. The photograph is dated June 11, 1943.
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Amber Mathwig, 2014

    • 2014
    • Primarily documents the life of Amber Murray Mathwig and her service with the United States Navy.

      Mathwig recalls the influence that the September 11, 2001 attacks had on her decision to join the military, the different attitudes and...
    • WV0568 Amber Murray Mathwig Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Ann Brune, 2015

    • 2015-04-03
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Ann Brune and her service with the United States Army and U.S. Army Reserve.

      Brune recalls the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, and the impact it had on her decision to join the...
    • WV0580 Rachel Ann Brune Papers, 2002-2010
    • [WAC Company 11, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Formal photo of WAC basic training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, taken on 23 February 1945. The company is lead by 1st Lt. WAC Commander Edith K. Sutton. The WAC on the far right in the front row holds a cat on a leash.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WAC Squadron, 1947]

    • 1947-10-11
    • Reva Ingram Fortune, third from left in the first row, poses with Squadron D at Randolph Field, Texas, for a formal shot on October 11, 1947.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Elizabeth C. Hickcox and friends, 1944]

    • 1944-11-28
    • Elizabeth C. Jordan Hickcox (left) poses with fellow WAVE Gladys Horness Davis and sailor Jesse Fowler on a sidewalk in front of a car on Nov. 11, 1944. Both women wear their dress blue uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love holding Christmas present, 1944]

    • 1944-11-11
    • WAC Emma Dale (Newell) Love shakes one of her Christmas packages as they begin to arrive at the 12th Army Group Headquarters in France, November 11, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [End of basic training party, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • WAC Company 11 21st regiment celebrates their completion of basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945 with a party featuring skits.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Officers and Cadre of WAC Company II, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • Officers and Cadre of WAC Basic Training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, after graduation in March 1945. Some of the women wear ribbons and the five seated women hold flowers.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Paula Trivette, family, and President George H. W. Bush, 1991]

    • 1991-01-11
    • Paula Trivette poses with President George H. W. Bush and members of her family in the Oval Office, after her promotion to lieutenant colonel, on January 11, 1991. Pictured left to right: brother Steve Jackan and his fiance Rose, Ignatius Jackan,...
    • WV0512 Paula K. Jackan Trivette Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • Be one of the smartest women of the year [1951]

    • 1951
    • Recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF) during the Korean War. Poster text encourages women to get a free booklet on the WAF, while blue and white line art illustration depicts a smiling WAF member. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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