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    • Oral history interview with Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • 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
    • [Esther Gilbert in Bay Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Esther Gilbert sits in the grass in Bay Bay, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945, while local children behind her look on. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of jeep, Bay Bay, Philippines,1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross member Esther Gilbert poses beside a jeep parked in a grove of tropical trees in Bay Bay, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. A note in the scrapbook reads, "Tacloban finery." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross billets in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross billet of Esther Gilbert in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The quarters are surrounded by palm trees and drying laundry hangs on clotheslines attached to the building. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Red Cross workers and jeep in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three Red Cross workers in fatigues, including Margaret Mooney, who sits on the front bumper of a jeep, are pictured outside the ARC office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The women appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) summer...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [28th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two servicemen cross the dirt road in front of Esther Gilbert's office at the 28th Replacement Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [4th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of the large tent structure which served as Esther Gilbert's office at the 4th Replacment Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. Servicemen and additional tents can be seen in the photo. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Outdoor theater, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A newly constructed outdoor theater at the Navy installation in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The theater has a stage on which a movie screen hangs, benches for seating, and a crude elevated projection room. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy 3964 office and staff, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Esther Gilbert's office and staff at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. At each of three desks, a female Red Cross worker meets with a serviceman, while a front desk is manned by a woman in civilian clothing....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy 3964 Quonset huts, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of the Quonset huts that served as the officers mess at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, as seen from above in 1945. In the distance, a sailboat and four military vessels float in the bay. (Photo taken from...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Quonset hut post office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Front view of the Quonset huts that served as the fleet post office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy ships in inner bay, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • View from above of the inner bay in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945, showing dozens of military ships as well as smaller traditional boats in the bay. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Lee to Catherine Katopes and Georgie, 24 June 1945]

    • 1945-06-24
    • Katopes' friend Lee describes her transfer to The Phillipines from Australia, including baggage weight limitations, stops in New Guinea, and Biak, Palaw, and Leyte, and enjoying the flights. Lee describes the rubble in Manila, lacking permanent...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers

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