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    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • [Evacuation crew in Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • An air evacuation crew removes a wounded soldier from a plane in Guadalcanal in 1944. Helen Weant may be the nurse pictured.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Flight nurses and officers at Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Helen Hunter Weant (second from right) and a fellow flight nurse are seated around a table with male army officers after a meal in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four flight nurses from the 801st evacuation squadron pose together in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Red Cross club at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1945]

    • 1945
    • The exterior of the Red Cross club in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in 1945. According to Esther Gilbert, this facility, surrounded by tropical trees, was typical of Red Cross clubs in the Pacific. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Marines, two on crutches. Fiji, circa 1942-1943]

    • 1943
    • Several Marines, some obviously injured, two on crutches, with a small building and palm tree in the background. Writing on reverse: crossed out:"Four of these boys are back in the U.S.A. now" not crossed out:"Marines from Guadalcanal"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers

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