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    • Oral history interview with Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • [USMC Dress blue uniform, circa 1987]

    • 1987
    • Marine Corps Dress Blue uniform, made of blue gabardine wool, with the U.S. Marines emblem on each lapel. It has four buttons down the front, one on each shoulder tab, and three on each of the decorative sleeve tabs. The buttons' design has an...
    • WV0417 Jenny Barker Papers
    • For your country's sake today - for your own sake tomorrow [1944]

    • 1944
    • Recruiting poster for the armed services. Illustration by Savage Steele depicts four women, each representing each of the military branches. 28 inches x 40 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Two WAVES and a civilian man on a bench, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nell Smith Lutz (right, in service dress blue uniform) and fellow WAVE Anne Cox Worth sit on a outdoor bench in Raleigh, N.C. John S. Cox, father of Anne Cox, sits in between then with one arm around each. Anne Cox Worth is dressed in a white rayon...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [June Crowel with service flag, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Margaret Helen "June" Crowel, seated in her parents' backyard in Ohio after joining the Marine Corps Women's Reserves in 1945, displays their service flag with two stars - one each for herself and her brother.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Navy 3964 office and staff, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Esther Gilbert's office and staff at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. At each of three desks, a female Red Cross worker meets with a serviceman, while a front desk is manned by a woman in civilian clothing....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [WACs in column formation, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs stand in two rows facing each other, possibly for inspection, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. They wear WAC green cord uniforms and army green hats.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-03-21
    • Goddard writes of her weekend with her husband and how much she misses him. She tells of a gardening project, a visit to friends in the hospital, and practical jokes the women play on each other. She hopes that Germany will fall in the spring as...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • Your bright tomorrow [1956]

    • 1956-12-11
    • Illustrated recruiting brochures encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps as a dietitian, physical therapist, or occupational therapist. Chiefly provides information about benefits and qualifications for each of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • No one is missed

    • Undated
    • Poster for the American Red Cross depicting servicemen and women receiving gifts on Christmas. Text reads:"No One is Missed. Hundreds of men in uniform must travel at Christmas on regular duty or on their way to new assignments. American Red Cross...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Toys for kiddies

    • Undated
    • This poster was produced for the American Red Cross Arts and Skills Corps, and features injured servicemen creating presents for children in homes and orphanages. Text reads:"Toys for Kiddies, in homes and orphanages at Christmas time, are made by...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Pride, prestige, professionalism. The world of an army nurse [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color, 14-panel, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Ten of the panels feature full-color photos of army nurses in uniform. Brief descriptions are included with each.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Your daughter's role in today's world [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • This pamphlet, published by the Department of Defense, encourages parents to let their daughters join the military. It has a question and answer section and a brief description of the woman's programs in each of the services.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Educational opportunities and financial assistance for nursing students [1964]

    • 1964
    • Seven-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, published in 1964. Discussed are four different pathways for becoming an army nurse. Topics for each include requirements, benefits, program description, and salary.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAF winter uniform, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • Women in the Air Force winter uniform, including blouse (jacket) and skirt, made of blue wool serge material. The blouse is single-breasted, darted, lined in a satin material, and has two sewn breast pockets and two flapped pockets, along with four...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-06-24
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for the WAAC through question-and-answer format. Topics include the organization of the WAAC; general qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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