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  • Item description: cape
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    • Oral history interview with Nicollette P. Martinez, 2002

    • 2002-03-06
    • Interview primarily documents Nicolette Martinez's service in the U.S. Navy from 1990-1994.

      Martinez discusses joining the military to pay for college, her reasons for choosing the navy, and her deferred enlistment. She provides details of...
    • WV0251 Nicolette Petrone Martinez Papers
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps blue cape, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Army Nurse Corps blue cape, lined in maroon wool. Gold "U.S." officer's insignia on the right collar and caduceus on the left collar. Worn over one-piece brown and white seersucker field dress. Cape worn by Rachel Brower Twiddy in 1942 and 1943.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in ANC cape, NC, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses in front of a building at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1942. She wears the ANC blue wool cape with her Duke University nurses dress and cap.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Navy Nurse Corps cape, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Navy Nurse Corps blue cape with velvet collar, hook and eye at the neck, black frogs on the outside, and maroon lining. Authorized in the early 1940s and worn by Walter Mae Schreiber from 1944 to 1947.
    • WV0207 Walta Mae Schreiber Uniforms
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Edna Andrews Weston, in her Navy Nurse Corps white blouse and skirt, stands next a white building and models her NNC dark blue cape with velvet collar, circa 1945.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Leah T. Willis in duty dress, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dietitian Leah T. Willis, in the brown and white seersucker duty dress with cap and cape also worn by army nurses, circa 1944.
    • WV0182 Leah T. Willis Papers
    • [Katie S. King in Cadet Nurse Corps uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Katie S. King poses in a Cadet Nurse Corps white work uniform, nurses cap, and blue wool cape. The photo was taken after King received her nurses' cap after six months in the service in 1944.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King and family, 1959]

    • 1959
    • Katie S. King (far left) poses with her family at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in 1959. Clockwise from left: King, wearing a white nurses' uniform, cap, and navy blue cape; her daughter wearing a girl scout uniform; her eldest son wearing a boy...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Four WACs in WWI uniforms, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Four WACs pose in WWI-era uniforms in a publicity photo for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army in 1967. They are (left to right): Pat Rice (far left) in a taupe Marine Corps...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Dietitians by fountain at Willow Glen Convalescence Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett (center) and two companions, presumably fellow dietitians, pose for a photograph by a fountain while employed at Willow Glen Convalescent Center in San Jose, California, in 19458. All three women are hospital uniforms and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948

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