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    • Oral history interview with Alice Park Fairbrother, 2008

    • 2008-04-01
    • Primarily documents Alice Fairbrother's service in the U.S. Army as a physical therapist from 1965 to 1968, and her experiences as an army wife during the Vietnam War.

      Alice Fairbrother tells of her early life in Raleigh and her education...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carol Nachtrab, 2008

    • 2008-02-26
    • Documents Carol Nachtrab's service in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

      Nachtrab briefly discusses her education and nurses' training, including being removed from the Toledo Hospital program. She briefly talks about her...
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • 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 Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Doris Melvin, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • Primarily documents Doris Onita Melvin's career with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during the Korean and Vietnam wars, as well as her relationship with friend Cecelia Ingram.

      Melvin details her early nurse training at McCain Hospital in Hoke...
    • WV0243 Doris O. Melvin Oral History
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother and Jean C. Ried study anatomy, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps (AMSC) green cord uniform, and Jean C. Ried, in AMSC dress uniform, study anatomy in the Physical Therapy Library of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • [Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross poses during basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1966.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps unit at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1945]

    • 1945-10-13
    • Members of a basic training class at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, pose for a group photo at Brooke General Hospital during basic training in 1945. All of the women wear the Army Nurse Corps or Medical Specialist Corps service dress uniform with service...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [WAF softball team, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Group photo of the Ellington Air Force Base (Houston, Texas) softball team in 1950. Betty Pegg Hemphill is on the front row holding the team mascot.
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother at graduation from PT school, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat and gloves at her graduation from physical therapist school at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on July 8, 1966. Her uniform bears the...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and Eileen Welch shop in San Antonio, Texas, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison (left) and Eileen Welch (right) shop in San Antonio, Texas, while stationed at Fort Sam Houston in 1945. Both women are wearing Army Nurse Corps (ANC) olive drab service uniforms and caps. Morrison is carrying a purchased item,...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison and Marie Lanou, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Carol Morrison (right) and Marie Lanou (left) pose for a photograph before leaving Bethel, Connecticut, for basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1945. Morrison and Lanou are both wearing Army Medical Specialist Corps service uniforms and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948

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