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    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Oral history interview with Charlesanna L. Fox, 1999

    • 1999-03-05
    • Charlesanna Fox primarily discusses her time at the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW) in the late 1920s and her work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the Navy Library Service from 1942 until 1947.

      Fox...
    • WV0049 Charlesanna L. Fox Papers, 1942-1947, 1999, 2008
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, 1990]

    • 1990
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, second from left at table, among twelve women officers testifying in Washington, D.C., to the House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, about opening more combat-coded positions to women,...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • [Jean Moore Fasse on inspection tour, 1948]

    • 1948
    • Jean Fasse walking in front of two officers during an inspection tour in Mannheim, Germany, in 1948. An armed guard and a crowd of civilians can be seen in the background.
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Participants in the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, including winner Carol Alban Johnson (front row, center), pose for a group portrait.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces finalists, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966, Carol Alban Johnson of the U.S. Army, is surrounded by the pageant's runners up from (left to right) the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Tavia Brightwell, 2012

    • 2012-10-31
    • Primarily documents Tavia Brightwell's adolescence; her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve; and her educational experiences.

      Brightwell discusses her upbringing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her...
    • WV0540 Tavia Brightwell Oral History
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • U.S. and foreign servicewomen walk past what appears to be Fredriksborg Palace outside Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic Association conference on "The Importance of Women in the NATO...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Portrait of Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote, circa 1977. She wears the army green service uniform with lieutenant colonel oak leaf pin on the shoulder boards, military police lapel pin, and Vietnam shoulder sleeve patch. On her right jacket...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers

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