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    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Women in the Navy Directors, 1966]

    • 1966-08
    • Five former Women in the Navy Directors (Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Women) pose together at the retirement party for Viola Brown Sanders (center, the 6th director) held at an officer's club in Bethesda, Maryland, in August of 1966. The...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Pozyck has learned that the war has ended in Europe, has listened to a speech from President Truman, and hopes the war will end on the Pacific front soon. She is hopeful for Louis' quick release.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-19
    • Pozyck discusses night duty, missing Jay, doing chores, and news of prisoner liberations, which gives her hope for her husband's quick release.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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