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    • 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 Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Brower Twiddy, 1999

    • 1999-12-13
    • Primarily documents Rachel Brower Twiddy's experiences in nursing school in Washington, D.C., and her nursing career before and during her service in the Army Nurse Corps at Fort Ord, California, during World War II.

      Twiddy discusses...
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton with rifle, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton lies on mattress aiming her rifle, sometime while stationed with Department of the Pacific in San Francisco from 1953 through 1956.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • [Joan R. Kammer Horton, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Joan R. Kammer Horton walks beside Marine Corps Supply Forwarding Annex in San Francisco while stationed there between 1953 and 1957.
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-06
    • Reeves describes her recent trip to San Francisco on a weekend pass, including seeing the Top of the Mark, St. Francis Hotel, trolleys, Cliff House, and Fisherman's Wharf. She also explains how mail will work once she's overseas.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Adeline Ledesma Teague beside a structure, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Adeline Ledesma Teague poses outside a building in San Francisco, where she was stationed at the shipyard at Hunter's Point, circa 1945. She wears the WAVES enlisted work uniform, navy shirtwaist and reserve blue tie.
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • [WAVES basketball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Group photo of the San Francisco Naval Shipyard at Hunter's Point basketball team, circa 1945. Pictured are: (top row): Jean, Ray, Bessie, LaRae; (middle)"Red" Mary Jane, unknown, Louella; (front, center): Adeline Ledesma Teague.
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • [WACs and their dates at restaurant, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs Marjorie Weigand Perry (second on left), Doris Dickens Wilson (third on left), and Dorothy Frome (third on right) eat with their dates, also from Hamilton Air Force Base and wearing Army uniforms, at Charlie Low's Forbidden City Chinese...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from J.R. Merrill to Doris Dickens, 1944]

    • 1944-02-12
    • V-mail discusses Merrill's WAC position (presumably in New York) and asks about "the gang" in San Francisco. Also mentions "PAW matters" and Merill enjoying the competition (with men?) because there are few WACs where she is.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers

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