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  • Item description: Forces
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    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • 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 Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • [Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943, in an Army Nurse Corps service uniform with air forces shoulder patch and a garrison cap.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant 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 Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • [WACs march in President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Lt. Husmann takes the WAC squadron in review as a part of the President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, probably April 1945. Credit: U.S. Army Air Forces Flying Training Command
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [ANC nurse getting ready for bed, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Fellow U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse "Johnnie", in pajamas, prepares to bunk down in their barracks while stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron in Chabua, India, circa 1944. Johnnie's bunk is covered with mosquito netting, and...
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Inside WAC barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Rows of twin beds and footlockers inside a women's Army Air Forces barracks, circa 1943. Uniforms hang against the wall, while several women can be seen laying on beds at the far end of the room.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [June Neely Baker and soldier, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Air Forces member June Neely Baker and a GI stand on a tarmac in front of a plane, both in fatigues, circa 1943. The blue triangular specialist patch on the Baker's left breast pocket indicates she is a communications specialist.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • [Betty Etten Wiker in recruiting office, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • Photo of Betty Etten Wiker seated at her desk in a recruiting office at 39 Whitehall Street, New York City, circa 1949. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Corps (WAC) winter service uniform with captain's rank insignia, United States Army Air Forces...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Betty Etten Wiker at dining hall, Hill Field, Utah, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs Lieutenant Martha Stone (right), Lieutenant Colonel Betty Bandel (cneter), and Lieutenant Betty Etten Wiker (left) enjoy a meal at the Hill Field, Utah, mess hall, circa 1944. The women wear the WAC officer's winter service uniforms with U.S....
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker 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
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Woman's place in war: Women's Army Corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Poster text reads "Women...choose your branch, job, and station in the Army of the United States," and is accompanied by three pictures of women preforming duties as members of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Facts you want to know about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) provides detailed descriptions of WAC jobs in the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, and Army Service Forces. Includes a detailed list of avaliable jobs and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A book of facts about the WAC [1944]

    • 1943-09-12
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include jobs with the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, Army Service Forces, and army hospitals; the variety of jobs open to WACs;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Be an Air WAC! [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Fifteen-page black and white recruitment booklet for the Air WAC, subtitled "Attention! Women of America! The Army Air Forces Needs You!" circa 1944. Topics include: Army Air Forces jobs for women, pay, benefits, basic training, qualifications, and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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