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  • Item description: aviation
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    • Oral history interview with Ann Watters, 2000

    • 2000
    • Interview primarily documents Ann K. Watters' interest in flying planes and her service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

      Pre-service topics include her father's flight career; other pilots in the family; taking an aviation...
    • WV0175 Ann K. Watters Oral History
    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Meredith Rolfe Campbell, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • Primarily documents Meredith Rolfe Campbell's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1943 and her experiences in New York immediately following.

      Campbell briefly discusses her childhood in rural Montana, including her...
    • WV0397 Meredith Campbell Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois, 2010

    • 2010-05-12
    • Primarily documents Billie Bourgeois' service with the WAVES during World War II and her higher education.

      Bourgeois discusses growing up on a farm in Cyril, Oklahoma, her reaction to Pearl Harbor, and joining the Signal Corps as an...
    • WV0486 Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Papers
    • [Aviation mechanics class at Norman, O.K., 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group photo of Mechanics Class 51, the first class of Women Marines to complete aviation mechanics school at Norman, Oklahoma," on 13 November 1943.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder 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
    • United States Navy [1951-1952]

    • 1951-1952
    • This poster depicts uniforms of the men and women of the United States Navy from 1951-1952. Examples include First Class Petty Officer, Aviation Storekeeper; Third Class Petty Officer, Aviation Machinist's Mate; Lieutenant (j.g." Flight Nurse;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Certificate of appreciation [1986]

    • 1986-06-20
    • A certificate of appreciation presented to Wendy Gellert, from Captain B.A. Butcher, for service in the seventy-fifth anniversary of United States Naval Aviation.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • [Letter of appreciation, June, 1986]

    • 1986-06-20
    • A letter of appreciation from B.A. Butcher, commanding officer of the naval Air Station, Pennsacola, Florida, to Wendy Gellert expressing appreciation for her participation in the seventy-fifth anniversary of Naval Aviation. This letter accompanied...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Schools and rates for navy women [1944]

    • 1944
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Navy WAVES describes opportunities avaliable in the navy when recruit training is completed. Provides description of various positions, including storekeeper, aviation instrument mechanic,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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