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    • Oral history interview with Doris Wofford Armenaki, 1999

    • 1999-05-19
    • Documents Doris Wofford Armenaki's early life; education; military service as a nurse during World War II; personal life after the war; and nursing training and teaching at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from the 1970s to the...
    • WV0079 Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Oral history interview with Louise Ross Yegge, circa 2002

    • 2002
    • Primarily documents Louise Ross Yegge's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Yegge briefly discusses her early life, including her parents' deaths, and her work and housing in...
    • WV0242 Louise Ross Yegge Papers
    • Oral history interview with Janice A. Farringer, 2014

    • 2014-11-01
    • Primarily documents the life of Janice A. Farringer and her service with the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

      Farringer recalls serving as vice president of the Student Bar Association while at the University of Memphis...
    • WV0572 Janice A. Farringer Papers
    • [U.S. Navy and WAVES Section Leaders, Memphis, Tennesee, 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Navy and WAVES Section Leaders, male and female, attired in service dress B uniforms.
      Writing on photograph reads:"AMM M - 22 CLASS OFFICERS N.A.T.T.O. MEMPHIS '43"
      Caption reads:"Section Leaders Memphis Tenn"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Caroline Morrison in Memphis, Tennesse, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Caroline Morrison Garret (right) and an unnamed sergeant pose outside a building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. Caroline Morrison is wearing the army seersucker hospital uniform. The text on the back of...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • [Group of WAVES members with WAVES officers and male chief petty officer, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group of WAVES members attired in service dress blue "B" uniforms, along with three female officers with the cap insignia of the Navy Nurse Corps and one male officer attired in service dress khaki or white with the cap insignia for a Navy Chief...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members attired in service dress blues. Photograph is framed in an autographed souvenir folder.
      Caption reads:"Georgian Room - Hotel Peabody - 'M22' 'Section D.'" Caption on facing page reads "Memphis -...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Second lieutenant Caroline Morrison Garrett is pictured in front of brick building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. She is wearing a white Army Nurse Corps (ANC) cap, an ANC striped seersucker hospital...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Paraplegic Santa at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Peg Ward at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Peg Ward sits on a set of stairs outside Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. Ward is wearing a short sleeved Army Nurse Corps (ANC) hospital uniform. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"How we hated those wrap around...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Captain Smith at Kennedy General Hospital, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Captain Smith, the chief dietitian of Kennedy General Hospital, poses for a picture in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. Smith is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps (ANC) off-duty dress uniform and service cap. She has an ANC service bag tucked under her...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to Elva, 1944]

    • 1944-07-16
    • Katopes discusses running into a friend in Washington; establishing a new detachment that male soldiers resent; new WAC off-duty uniforms; having African-American cooks in the mess hall; a Women's Reserve Lounge in the Peabody Hotel in Memphis; and...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • Katopes discusses the relaxed atmosphere of her new base in Memphis; male soldier's response to WACs; the layout of the base hospital; and the patients.
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers

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