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  • Item description: fighting
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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 Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lee Wilson

    • 2010-02-17
    • Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in the United States Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] and Army National Guard.

      Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to her family, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Hancock talks of the high number of French and English casualties due to the latest increase in fighting. She tells of the dinner she gave before the fighting increased, lists the people who attended, and tells how it ended with an air raid. She...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • Together: serve with our fighting army

    • 1942-1943
    • Ths poster was produced for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, and features an illustration of a serviceman and woman. Text reads:"Together: Serve with our fighting army. Join the WAAC. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps - U.S. Army" The illustration is...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Coconut journal [1944]

    • 1944-12-24
    • Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront.

      Two-page newsletter primarily containing information on the Pacific and European Theatres and the American homefront....
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk with serviceman and child, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (center) stands with fellow Air Force member Sergeant Rivera and his son while she was stationed with the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing in Okinawa, Japan, in July 1977. Kucharczyk wears an olive green short-sleeved fatigue...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Four female airmen by tank in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • U.S. Air Force members Howe, Ingrid Ruffin, Gina, and Katherine Mendez pose for a group photo in front of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while they were stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are dressed in desert combat uniforms with boonie hats,...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Three female airmen in tank, circa 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • Airmen Katherine Mendez, Howe, and Gina pose inside the back of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are wearing desert combat uniforms with boonie hats.
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus with retirement gift, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Colonel Patricia Quisenberry presents Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus with a present at Wirkus' retirement ceremony, circa 2005. In the box are items from her twenty-seven years in the air force such as various squadron patches, service medals,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus in FIGMO shirt, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus poses in her FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirt during the last week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. In the red T-shirt beside Wirkus is Diana Fleek, the underclassman who made the shirt,...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron in FIGMO shirts, 1978]

    • 1978
    • The "Fighting Fifth" Squadron pose together in their FIGMO (Finally I Got My Orders) shirts during the final week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. The hand-made shirts highlight some of the events from the squadron's...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Johnson Coster, 2000

    • 2000-02-04
    • Chiefly documents Ruth L. Johnson Coster's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Coster discusses her youth and education in North Carolina and her pre-war employment at the Lucky Strike factory in Durham and a...
    • WV0145 Ruth Coster Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-05
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column announcing Irving Berlin's performance of "This Is the Army" on the base that night. Other column topics include war-related news, the American Homefront, and New Guinea natives. Also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • The critic [1945]

    • 1945-06-14
    • Volume 1, Number 219 of the newsletter primarily discusses the new airfields in China following Japan's withdrawal and general information on base activities.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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