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    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Oral History interview with Lisa Gibbs Potts

    • 2016-05-14
    • Primarily documents the life of Lisa Gibbs Potts and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Potts recalls the inspiring leadership she had throughout her time in the U.S. Marine Corps, and the lessons she learned along the way,...
    • WV0610 Lisa Gibbs Potts Papers
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-06-23
    • Fischer is unhappy in her current position, not getting along with her commanding officer, and believes that "apple polishers" achieve more than those that work hard. She is under pressures and stress, and her arthritis has returned. She also...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-13
    • Goddard writes of the details of her days, including KP, laundry, classes, and inspections. She is mailing some of her belongings home along with gifts, in case she's not home for Christmas. Her last week of basic training is busy and she is...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [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
    • [Therese M. Lambert at Army European Headquarters in Heidelberg, 1952]

    • 1952-03
    • Therese M. Lambert poses along in front of the United States Army's European command headquarters along the path from Patton Barracks in March 1951. Lambert is dressed in a AC winter service uniform with corporal sleeve rank and a barracks cap.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs off duty in South Pacific, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ethel Palma, along with fellow WACs and male Army soldiers, sunbathe at an unidenified locale in the Pacific theatre, circa 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner and friend with German helmets, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Bernice Bonner and friend "Teach" pose with German helmets while on a trip to Anzio Acres in Casablanca, Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "Teach and me on out trip to Anzio. These are two German helmets we picked...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Native huts in Biak, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Native huts along the water in Biak, Papua New Guinea, as pictured in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Biak natives, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • A group of four Biak natives, three adults and a child, as seen along a road in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Group of WAVES members with WAVES officers and male chief petty officer, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group of WAVES members attired in service dress blue "B" uniforms, along with three female officers with the cap insignia of the Navy Nurse Corps and one male officer attired in service dress khaki or white with the cap insignia for a Navy Chief...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Ruffin walking through base in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin, seen from behind, walks along a row of tents that serve as living quarters at an American military installation in Iraq in 2003. She is wearing daytime pattern trousers, jacket, desert boots, and boonie hat in the "coffee stain...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus holds Meritorious Service medal citation, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Lt. Colonel Kathryn Wirkus (right) holds her citation for the Air Force Meritorious Service medal, presented to her Colonel Patricia Quisenberry (left) during Wirkus' retirement, circa 2005. Both women wear the air force service dress uniform....
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus gives retirement speech, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Kathryn Wirkus speaks at her retirement ceremony, circa 2005. She wears the air force service dress uniform and Meritorious Service medal, along with the Air Force Training Ribbon, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Air Force Achievement Medal,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Tet Offensive damage in Saigon, Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Photo of rubble, bombed buildings, and other damage from the Tet Offensive along Plantation Road in the Cholon district of Saigon, Vietnam, in 1968.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers

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