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  • Item description: May
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    • Oral History interview with Alice Starr May, 2015

    • 2015-10-23
    • Primarily documents Alice Starr May's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps and Women's Army Corps.

      May recalls wanting to join the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps as a way to learn something and see the world. She describes the...
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jessie Watts McIntyre

    • 2002-01-07
    • Primarily documents Jessie McIntyre's service in the Army Nurse Corps, including liberating the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp, during World War II.

      McIntyre provides an overview of her childhood, including her education, living through...
    • WV0237 Jessie E. McIntyre Papers
    • [Alice Starr May, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Alice Starr May, taken when she was on leave in Fort Smith, Arkansas, circa 1944. This picture was a gift for her mother.
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • [Graduation from photography school, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photography school graduates pose for a group photo at Lowry Field in Denver, Colorado, icrca 1944. Alice Starr May is picture on the first row, second from left. The woman in civilian clothes standing beside Alice was the civilian photography...
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • [Work detail, Eglin Field, Florida, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Alice Starr May, top row, far left, and other members of a work detail pose in their work uniforms at Eglin Field, Florida, circa 1944. They are believed to have just finished their shift.
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • [Jane Helms Vance; 1968]

    • 1968-05-25
    • Jane Helms Vance receives a cake for her birthday while in Vietnam, May 25, 1968.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Jane Helms Vance; 1978]

    • 1978-05
    • Jane Helms Vance poses in her office at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, May 1978.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister by a campfire, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Jane Brister heats up her C rations over a campfire at Camp Lucky Strike in Le Havre, France, in May 1945.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie, 13 Feb 1918]

    • 1918-02-13
    • Glory Hancock writes to a Favie to congratulate him on his engagement and asks for more details. She says she will try to visit in May and is getting leave to go retrieve her diplomas and pin from Paris.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Oral History interview with Sally Ann Weeks Benson, 2015

    • 2015-03-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Sally Ann Weeks Benson and her service with the United States Navy.Benson recalls dealing with gender stereotypes while growing up, and then again throughout her military career. She also recalls the diversity of her...
    • WV0579 Sally Ann Weeks Benson Papers, 1961-2015
    • [WAC song, 12 May 1943]

    • 1943-05-12
    • Transcription of a song or poem about the reputation of the WAC, from 12 May 1943.
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • U.S. Navy [1965]

    • 1965
    • Reprint of an article from the Delta Gamma Sorority magazine Anchora, Vol 77, No. 3, by Judy Hepplewhite of Bowling Green, Ohio, endorses a career as an officer in the U.S. Navy. Includes quotes from prominent women about the suitability and value...
    • WV0339 Agnes 'Scottie' Hudson Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo on stretcher ramp, 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in nurses uniform, climbs the fire escape stairs that serve as the stretcher ramp for a hospital with no elevator, May 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers

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