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    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • [WAC barracks, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC barracks at Nichols General Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, 1945.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Nichols General Hospital x-ray staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • X-Ray staff sit around a desk in the radiology department of Nichols General Hospital, Louisville,Kentucky, Fall 1945.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Nichols General Hospital x-ray staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • X-Ray Department Staff of Nicolas General Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, Fall 1945. According to the identification on the back of the photo, "This is an example of the hard life we lead." Constance Cline Phillips is kneeling beside Bobby, while...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin and parents on graduation day, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Godin, wearing Army Nurse Corps blue model 1940 uniform, stands with her parents at her graduation from the School of Air Evacuation at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, summer 1943.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin on graduation day, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin, in Army Nurse Corps blue model 1940 uniform, on the day of her graduation from the School of Air Evacuation at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, in summer 1943.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Newspaper clipping on Jo Anne Kilday's promotion to colonel, circa 1970]

    • 1970
    • This newspaper article details Jo Anne Kilday being awarded the honorary title of Kentucky Colonel. The article is accompanied by a photo of Kilday listening as Lieutenant Colonel Doris V. Kleberger reads her commission from the governor of...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • [Portrait of Marie Mason, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Marie Mason, circa 1943. She wears the Women Army Corp service uniform with first lieutenant rank insignia and 5th Army, Italy shoulder sleeve insignia. Photo taken at Lafayette Studio, Lexington, Kentucky.
    • WV0510 Marie M. Mason Oral History
    • [Portrait of Marie Mason, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Marie Mason, circa 1943. She wears the Women Army Corp service uniform with first lieutenant rank insignia and 5th Army, Italy shoulder sleeve insignia. Photo taken at Lafayette Studio, Lexington, Kentucky.
    • WV0510 Marie M. Mason Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers

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