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  • Item description: Tokyo
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    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Mayes, 2000

    • 2000-05-23
    • Mayes primarily discusses WASP training, working overseas with the Red Cross and Air Force Pacific Command, and her experiences in the Air Force Reserves, GE, and as a WASP veteran.

      Mayes details her mother's experiences teaching and being a...
    • WV0169 Nancy Mayes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Oral history interview with Janet Froome, 1999

    • 1999-11-09
    • Primarily documents Janet Hester Froome's experiences with the Army Nurse Corps in Australia and New Guinea from 1941 to 1945.

      Froome chiefly discusses her service during World War II. She details her decision to join the Army Nurse Corps;...
    • WV0120 Janet Froome Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • [Jean MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owen, 1945]

    • 1945-12-18
    • Jean Marie MacArthur, wife of General Douglas MacArthur, christens the USS Gary Owen, a Red Cross canteen ship, in Tokyo Bay on 18 December 1945. The official ARC caption reads "Mrs. Douglas MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owens, a Red Cross...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers
    • [Army nurses in Tokyo, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Agnes Cantwell (right) and a fellow nurse stand in front of a large billboard that announces their entrance into Tokyo,"Home of the Cavalry Division," in 1946.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • [Betty and Gene Godin in Tokyo, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Betty Berry and Gene Godin pose in uniform on a bridge in Tokyo, shortly after their wedding, in 1947. Berry's wears the Army Nurse Corps second pattern beige summer uniform and garrison cap with officer piping.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at Tachikawa Air Terminal, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Clara Adams-Ender, in service uniform and holding gloves, poses beside a sign for the Tachikawa Air Terminal in Tokyo, Japan, in 1964. She was returning home after a tour in South Korea.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Sign in Doba Dura, New Guinea, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of a roadside sign in Doba Dura at Oro Bay, New Guinea, in 1943. The sign reads "Dobodura-Tokyo Road. 'There are many roads to Tokyo; we will neglect none of them.' Pres. Roosevelt."
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-05
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column announcing Irving Berlin's performance of "This Is the Army" on the base that night. Other column topics include war-related news, the American Homefront, and New Guinea natives. Also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The critic [1945]

    • 1945-06-14
    • Volume 1, Number 219 of the newsletter primarily discusses the new airfields in China following Japan's withdrawal and general information on base activities.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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