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  • Item description: 1946
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    • 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
    • [Russell and Veronica Eustice, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Portrait of Russell and Veronica Dabrowski Eustice, both in army uniforms, taken in Germany in 1946. Veronica wears the ANC European Theatre (ETO) short-waist "Ike" battle jacket, drab "pink" skirt, and garrison cap.
    • WV0274 Veronica Eustice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Army nurses in Tokyo, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Agnes Cantwell (right) and a fellow nurse stand in front of a large billboard that announces their entrance into Tokyo,"Home of the Cavalry Division," in 1946.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rosemarie Spagnola Dodd, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Rosemarie "Marie" Spagnola Dodd's service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946.

      Dodd discusses her decision to join the WAVES in the spring of 1944, including her...
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1999

    • 1999-02-15
    • Primarily documents Carolina Lucille Ingram Pauquette's service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1945 to 1946 and her life after World War II.

      Pauquette discusses her decision to join the Marines and the influence of having four...
    • WV0037 Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth King Garrett, 2007

    • 2007-04-10
    • Primarily documents Ruth King Garrett's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1946.

      Garrett briefly discusses her education, including working on her high school's newspaper and her year at UNCG (then Woman's College). She...
    • WV0392 Ruth King Garrett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jaenn Bailey, 2000

    • 2000-01-13
    • Primarily documents Bailey's childhood, family, and service with the U.S. Navy WAVES working with top secret messages during World War II.

      Bailey discusses the origins of her name; her mother's independent lifestyle during her childhood in...
    • WV0141 Jaenn Coz Bailey Papers
    • [Esther Gilbert, Albert S. Johnson, and Claude Thompson, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left), Red Cross Field Director Albert S. Johnson, (center) and Sergeant Claude Thompson (right) sit on boxes at Tachikawa Army Air Base in Japan, circa 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of plane, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert stands in front of a plane at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. Gilbert may be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) field overcoat. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Jack Graff at Fifth Air Force Service Command, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Army serviceman Jack Graff poses beside a sign at Tachikawa Army Air Base in Japan identifying the Fifth Air Force Service Command, circa 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of B-24, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert, looking down and wearing an overcoat, poses beside a B-24 at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. The logo on the plane identifies it as belonging to the "Red Raiders," the nickname for the 22nd Bomb Group which became a B-24...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in cockpit of a B-24 bomber, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert looks out the cockpit window of a B-24 bomber at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. Sergeant Claude Thompson poses in the nose of the plane. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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