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  • Item description: Detachment
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    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jacqueline Marion Edmunds, 2012

    • 2012-10-25
    • Documents the life of Jacqueline Marion Edmunds from her early life growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s, her decision to join the United States Navy in 1979, basic training in Orlando, Florida, and "A" School...
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • [2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group photograph of the WAC detachment of the 2114th Army Service Unit, stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. The women are dressed in WAC winter service dress uniforms and barracks caps. The names of the women are listed at the bottom of...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs at orphanage, 1952]

    • 1952-12
    • Jane Brister's WAC detachment from Camp King poses with nuns and children during their visit to an orphanage in Oberursel, Germany, in December 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Gayle Lewis presents fleet hospital detachment for inspection, circa 1989]

    • 1989
    • Gayle Lewis stands at attention facing her superior officer. She is presenting fleet hospital detachment for inspections. She wears the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy.
      " Text attached to photo:"CDR [United States Navy rank...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [WAC detachment in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-04-21
    • Captain Ruby R. Short (right) and her WAC detachment, in winter off-duty dress, stand outside their quarters at Hotel Schilcherhofon in Oberammergau, Germany, on Easter Sunday 1946.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WAC MP Detachment graduating class, 1945]

    • 1945-01-10
    • Portrait of graduating class, MP Detachment 4443 SCU, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, on January 10, 1945." Pictured are (First row, left to right): Barhum, Parrish, Hayes, Chick, Martin, McNutt, Broz. Second row: Linchey, Rastonski, Alses, Coe,...
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detachment of the Parachute School, assist soldiers in dropping an equipment bundle from the door of an army transport plane over Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo by U.S. Army...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs off duty in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jane Brister's WAC detachment, stationed at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, enjoys a weekend in 1946. Army men and women have gathered on the veranda of the WAC quarters at Hotel Schilcherhof.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Finney General Hospital Medical Detatchment class, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • The WAC Medical Detachment graduating class at Finney General Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia, are photographed in formation in July 1945. The women wear the WAC garrison cap and summer service uniform without the jacket.
    • WV0218 Anna Louis Henderson Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 9 Aug 1943]

    • 1943-08-09
    • Katopes notes the distance limit for travel away from Fort Oglethorpe has been increased, her detachment won a blue ribbon for marching, the outcome of a girl who went AWOL and the WAAC's lack of penalties for such action, and her pride at being a...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Charlie, Dena, and Jimmie, 1943]

    • 1943-07-01
    • Katopes relates a rumor that the WAAC has approval to be integrated into the army and speculates as to the number of WAACS who will not re-enlist with the WAC. She also notes the number of WAACs receiving overseas assignments; qualifications and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes 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
    • Pill pusher [1944]

    • 1944-03-14
    • The Pill Pusher, a newsletter for the personnel of Stark General Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina, includes humorous comics, letters, articles on local events, hospital gossip, marriage announcements, and military sports briefs. 4 pages." ...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968

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