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  • Item description: Theater
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    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • [Jane Brister in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jane Brister, in WAC olive drab uniform with hat and gloves, stands on a sidewalk in scenic Oberammergau, Germany, where she was stationed at the European Theater Operations School (ETIS) in 1946.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Portrait of four WACs in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • Four members of the WAC Detatchment at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, pose for a portrait in November 1946. From left to right are: 1st Lt. Jane Brister, T/Sgt. Anne Manjak, Sgt T3. Sallye Gibson, S/Sgt. Evelyn...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister in her office, 1946]

    • 1946-10
    • WAC Jane Brister (center) stands at her desk at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, speaking with Major Louis P. Testa (right, in Ike jacket) and another soldier in October 1946.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs off duty in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jane Brister's WAC detachment, stationed at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, enjoys a weekend in 1946. Army men and women have gathered on the veranda of the WAC quarters at Hotel Schilcherhof.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Army officers at Red Cross Club, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lt. Carmen Penta, Lt. Jane Brister (center), and Maj. Isrin sit at a table with donuts and coffee in the American Red Cross Club at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, in Fall 1946. According to the back of...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [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
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers sit on a tarmac in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues sit on a bench on a tarmac in front of an airplane while in Australia in November 1944. The women, stationed at the U.S. Pacific Theater headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Shirley Van Brakle on roof, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Shirley Van Brakle stands on the roof of a structure while stationed in Europe, circa 1945. She wears the European Theater of Operations (ETO) field uniform with skirt and garrison cap.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle 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
    • [Overseas hospital unit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A group photo of the army doctors and nurses of an overseas hospital unit in the Pacific Theater in 1943 or 1944. The ANC nurses wear a variety of non-regulation uniforms.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [Carrie Radnik with doctor and patients, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army nurse Carrie Gammel Radnik (right) stands with a doctor while visiting with three male patients in an overseas station hospital in the Pacific Theater, circa 1943.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003

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