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    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dot" Post Hoover's early life and service with the WASP.

      Pre-service topics include Hoover's aspirations to become a writer and a pilot; admiration of Charles Lindbergh; attending the Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth King Garrett, 2007

    • 2007-04-10
    • Primarily documents Ruth King Garrett's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1946.

      Garrett briefly discusses her education, including working on her high school's newspaper and her year at UNCG (then Woman's College). She...
    • WV0392 Ruth King Garrett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • Oral history interview with Buren Rose, 2008

    • 2008-10-17
    • Primarily documents Buren Rose's service in the civil service from 1942 to 1943 and her career in radio."

      Rose discusses her childhood and education in Missouri. She goes on to talk about her employment history before joining the civil...
    • WV0433 Buren Rose Oral History
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1943]

    • 1943-10-10
    • Cayle is at a small army post at hospital which is understaffed. Recently she started on night duty, which interferes with her dating a captain located at the same post.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Elsie Prevatte Picket signing document, 1962]

    • 1962-04-14
    • WAC Elsie Prevatte Pickett, seated at a desk, prepares to sign document on 14 April 1962. The desk appears to belong to Brigadier General B.E. Powell. According to the caption on the back of the photo, Prevatte, as Post Entertainment Officer and...
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • [Inez Stroud at desk, 1951]

    • 1951-12
    • Cpl. Inez Stroud works at her desk in the post chapel at Fort Lewis, Washington, in December 1951.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • [First Sergeant Reva P. Ingram, 344th WAC Post headquarters Squadron ]

    • Undated
    • Portrait of first sergeant Reva Ingram. Ingram is attired in a WAC Tropical-Worsted Summer Uniform and garrison cap. The Three stripes on the left and right of her upper sleeve indicate her rank. On her upper lapel she wears traditional WAC...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Cathy Illman Sykes, 2006

    • 2006-01-25
    • Primarily documents Cathy Illman Sykes's background; nursing education; service in the U.S. Air Force from 1983 to 2003; and the impact of her military career on the rest of her life.

      Sykes discusses her family; her decision to obtain a...
    • WV0340 Cathy Illman Sykes Oral History
    • These pathetic sights [1970 article from the Greece (N.Y.) post]

    • 1970
    • Full title "These pathetic sights won't go by without making an impression on me" by Diane Kay Corcoran for The Greece Post newspaper in upstate New York. The content mentions Diane Corcoran's station at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Bien,...
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • [ANC nurses as usherettes, 1950]

    • 1950-04-14
    • Six army nurses on duty at Tripler General Hospital in Oahu, Hawaii pose during their duties as usherettes at the formal opening of the Tripler Post Theater on 14 April 1950. They are (left to right): Veronica J. Eagler, Marie E. Frese, Ellen M....
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • [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
    • [Marthalou Hunter with Frederick C. Whitten, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marthalou Hunter and Lt. Col. Frederick C. Whitten, the post executive officer, in front of a train, circa 1945. Behind them, an African American porter helps a WAC with her luggage.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers

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