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  • Item description: dresses
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    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-01
    • Reeves notes the women are wearing dresses for April Fool's Day and have made 20 gallons of ice cream, but have closed the club to Australian soldiers. She inquires both about a man named "Walter" and her parents social life in Ohio.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [WAC clothing and personal items in barracks, 1945]

    • 1945-04-18
    • Photo of the proper arrangement of clothing and personal items in the barracks taken April 18, 1945. Uniforms are hung from a bar, with shirts, dresses, and coats hanging left to right. Above the clothing rack is an open cabinet with two shelves...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Dorothy Farrington  and Kay Craven in gowns, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Air Corps members Dorothy Farrington Gribble and her friend Kay Craven are seated on the ground in front of a lattice-work fence in the dresses they wore to the party thrown for re-enlistees in July or August 1944, following the WAAC's...
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Personnel of the 160th General Hospital, England, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses Grace McFedrich (left) and Arly DeCombes stand beside serviceman Jim Coffrey at the 160th General Hospital in England, circa 1945. The nurses wear brown and white seersucker hospital dresses.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Maude Middleton and two army servicewomen, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Maude Middleton (right) with two army servicewomen in Swannanoa, North Carolina, in 1947. The two dietitians on the right wear olive drab off-duty dresses with garrison caps; the nurse on the left wears the beige summer uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Jean Fasse at microphone, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Jean Fasse at a microphone, conducting a playful quiz of two U.S. soldiers, circa 1955. Behind the three band equipment, ladies in dresses, and men in uniform can be seen.
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • [Foreign Officers at pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • Two foreign naval officers and two women in cocktail dresses chat while seated in lawn chairs at a pool party at U.S. Naval Station Long Beach in 1962.
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1830s costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Director Mildred Bailey and Linda Gundy pose for a 1967 "Star Spangled Pageant" publicity photo wearing 1830s-style dresses. Colonel Bailey (left), in the day attire, and Gundy, in evening wear, pose in front of a backdrop depicting a man...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Libby Christmas dressed as flapper, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Libby Christmas dresses as a flapper in a red fringe dress, pearl necklace, red feather headdress, and garter, with a cigarette holder. Christmas is modeling 1920s fashion for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and Peg Ward in Austin, Texas, 1946]

    • 1946
    • In 1946 Caroline Morrison Garrett (right) and Peg Ward (left) walk down a street with off duty in Austin, Texas. Both women are wearing Army Nurse Corps (ANC) off-duty uniform dresses and army garrison caps.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Army nurses at Sioux Falls, 1942]

    • 1942-11
    • Helen Weant (second from right) and three fellow ANC nurses pose outside a building at Sioux Falls Army Base in November 1942. Weant and the nurse on the far left wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dresses, the nurse on the far right wears...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers

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