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    • Oral history interview with Francine Ann Fisher, 2012

    • 2012-10-08
    • Primarily documents Francine Fisher's childhood; her service with the United States National Guard, United States Army, and United States Army Reserve; and her life after service.

      Fisher discusses growing up in Washington D.C. and personally...
    • WV0539 Francine Ann Fisher Papers
    • [WAVES dine at an anniversary party, 1945]

    • 1945-07-30
    • WAVES dine at tables during a party in Corpus Christi, Texas. The women are probably celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of the WAVES on July 30, 1942. The WAVES are in navy blue dress uniforms and being waited on by an...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender with Barbara Bush, 1991]

    • 1991-09-19
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with First Lady Barbara Bush at the ceremony posthumously awarding African-American WWI soldier Freddie Stowers the Medal of Honor on 19 September 1991.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [WAC on a base in Vietnam, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • An unidentified African-American WAC is photographed in mid-step at Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968. She wears WAC hot weather fatigues and carries a black leather handbag.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Elva, 1944]

    • 1944-07-16
    • Katopes discusses running into a friend in Washington; establishing a new detachment that male soldiers resent; new WAC off-duty uniforms; having African-American cooks in the mess hall; a Women's Reserve Lounge in the Peabody Hotel in Memphis; and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers

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