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    • Oral History interview with Shelley Witzke Kirk

    • 2016-02-07
    • Primarily documents the life of Shelley Witzke Kirk and her service with the United States Navy.
      Kirk recalls surviving six weeks of ""initiation"" after her promotion to Chief Petty Officer, the satisfaction she felt when she was finally pinned...
    • WV0604 Shelley Witzke Kirk Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and former ANC chiefs, 1989]

    • 1989-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses with former chiefs and members of her current staff in Washington, D.C., in September of 1989. She wears the army green winter uniform. Pictured (left to right) are: Colonel Mildred Irene,...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Oral history interview with Louise Ross Yegge, circa 2002

    • 2002
    • Primarily documents Louise Ross Yegge's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Yegge briefly discusses her early life, including her parents' deaths, and her work and housing in...
    • WV0242 Louise Ross Yegge Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and General Max Thurman, 1990]

    • 1990-02
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, speaks with General Max Thurman, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army and her personal mentor, at the Army Nurse Corps 89th anniversary celebration in February 1990.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender sworn in as general, 1987]

    • 1987-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, with one hand on the Bible and one hand raised, is sworn in as a general officer and Chief of the Army Nurse Corps in September 1987.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at desk, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses in the army dress blue uniform at her desk in Washington, D.C., in 1988.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Oral history interview with Amie Modigh, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • Primarily documents Modigh's childhood in Sweden, 29-year career with the Army Nurse Corps as a reservist, and her civilian career in nursing, nurse education and administration.

      Modigh recounts her childhood in Sweden as the daughter of an...
    • WV0480 Amie Modigh Oral History
    • [Maxine Pierce's retirement, 1964]

    • 1964-09-16
    • Maxine Newcom Pierce is read a citation by a U.S. Navy captain at her retirement ceremony at Moffett Field, California, on 16 September 1964. Pierce, at the top of the stairs, wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform, officers cap, and white...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • [Six nurses of the 176th station hospital in Saipan, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Supervisor Lucy Slade Libby (back row, right) poses with five fellow workers from the 176th station hospital in Saipan, including the Red Cross director (front left). Army nurses, pictured in the ANC brown and white seersucker work uniform, include...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Photograph of Jacqueline Edmunds]

    • Undated
    • This photograph shows Jacqueline Edmunds receiving a plaque for her promotion to chief petty officer for her work in the U.S. Navy. She and the other service members are seen wearing their service khaki uniforms.
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus at the Air Force Association convention, 1979]

    • 1979
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) poses with Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Lew Allen (left) and his Deputy Chief of Staff (right) at the Air Force Association convention in Washington, D.C., in 1979. All pictured wear the air force service dress...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Signed portrait photo of Robin L. Quigley, Asst. CNP for Women, 1972]

    • 1972
    • Portrait of United States Navy Captain Robin Quigley, Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Women.
      " Text written on photograph:"For Petty officer Wendy Gellert with sincere thanks for a job well done. Robin L. Quigley Captain, U.S. Navy Asst....
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers

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