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    • Oral history interview with Nancy Mayes, 2000

    • 2000-05-23
    • Mayes primarily discusses WASP training, working overseas with the Red Cross and Air Force Pacific Command, and her experiences in the Air Force Reserves, GE, and as a WASP veteran.

      Mayes details her mother's experiences teaching and being a...
    • WV0169 Nancy Mayes Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-26
    • Reeves, who is still working on dolls for a wedding cake, explains the drop in patronage at the club and her concerns about the high ARC turnover rate in her area.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [WACs march beneath Arc de Triomphe, Paris, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe in a Paris parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service in Mat 1945. They are wearing barracks caps, olive drab service dress uniforms, and skirts.
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A group of WACs march beneath the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France, during a parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army in Mat 1945. The WACs are attired in service dress uniform jackets, skirts, and barracks caps.
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-17
    • Reeves notes that she has been assigned to a new club at the base due to a fight between its previous ARC staff members. She describes the club and other base facilities, including their day room, and explains the base's water problems. She also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Janet MacCubbin, 2009

    • 2009-05-14
    • Primarily documents Janet MacCubbin's service in the American Red Cross during World War II, and her education at the Womea's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG).

      MacCubbin tells of growing up during the Great Depression...
    • WV0463 Janet MacCubbin Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serve coffee to servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross workers serve the men of the 386th Bomber Squadron outside a building in New Essex, England, circa 1944. In the center of the mass of servicemen, two women, including one in the ARC military welfare service uniform, serve coffee.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Butler family portrait, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • The E. George Butler family poses for a portrait in their home in Savannah, Georgia, during Thanksgiving weekend of 1946. In the back row are: Ellen Butler, Red Cross; Josephine Butler, Julia Butler, and Frances Butler, WAVES. In the front row are:...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin stand outside the ARC service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Five female Red Cross workers, including Esther Gilbert (far right) pose with a serviceman outside the ARC's Queenscliff facility in Brisbane in late 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Red Cross workers and jeep in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three Red Cross workers in fatigues, including Margaret Mooney, who sits on the front bumper of a jeep, are pictured outside the ARC office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The women appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) summer...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Daisy Pickman serves servicemen at Red Cross canteen, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daisy Pickman, in fatigues with ARC insignia and hat, serves coffee to a group of servicemen at a Red Cross air strip canteen in the Philippines in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Jean MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owen, 1945]

    • 1945-12-18
    • Jean Marie MacArthur, wife of General Douglas MacArthur, christens the USS Gary Owen, a Red Cross canteen ship, in Tokyo Bay on 18 December 1945. The official ARC caption reads "Mrs. Douglas MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owens, a Red Cross...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert at Fujiya Hotel, 1946]

    • 1946-02-15
    • Esther Gilbert, in ARC military welfare winter uniform and garrison cap, stands in front the Fujiya Hotel, which served as an officers leave club in Miyanoshita, Japan, on 15 March 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [A couple cut their wedding cake, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A couple who has just been married cut their wedding cake while the servicemen and women in attendance look on, taken at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1944. Lucy Slade Libby (right, in white ARC uniform with nurses' cap) served as the bride's...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Dale Dempsey and two servicemen, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey, in her ARC uniform, tugs on the beards of two U.S. Navy men in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970.
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • [British WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A unit of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), the women's branch of the British army, march down the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in a parade celebrating the third anniversary of American women in the army in May 1945. The Arc de Triomphe, a...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march along Champs-Elysees, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees during a parade in Paris in May 1945 celebrating the third anniversary of American women in service. The WACs are wearing dark olive drab service jackets and skirts. The Arc de Triomphe...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs
    • [WACs march in Paris parade, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • A platoon of WACs march in formation along the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris, France, in May 1945. They are dressed in barracks caps, olive drab service jackets, and skirts. Several more platoons of women dressed in service uniforms, a Dodge...
    • WV0466 Florence Beatrice O'Brien Broomfield Photographs

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