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  • Item description: gas
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    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton 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
    • Oral history interview with Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Ahlswede Baker, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • Primarily documents Dorothy A. Baker's nurse's training and service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1947.

      Baker describes her childhood, including her German ancestry and being raised by her grandparents in Wisconsin. She discusses...
    • WV0385 Dorothy Baker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-01
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves describes her station in California, including her physical and gas mask training, equipment, nurses' quarters, dating life, and upcoming hiking trip.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Three WACs prepare for gas mask drill, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Anne Heyer (center) and two other WACs prepare to put on their gas masks during basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. All three wear the WAC utility coat and hold their gas masks up to their faces.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Doris Wilson in gas mask, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Wilson wearing her gas mask, circa 1944. She notes that "those gas masks hid all your worst features!"
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Edna Painter Searles, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • Primarily documents Edna Painter Searles' experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the legal office at Camp Lejeune during World War II and her professional life after the war.

      Searles details her father's work at Kingsport...
    • WV0106 Edna Painter Searles Papers
    • [Gas mask drill, 1952]

    • 1952
    • Three WACs carrying gas masks prepare for a chemical, biological, and radiological drill in 1952. Pictured are "Jonesie", a CBR Officer, and SFC H. Lewis.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Gas drill, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A line of eight WACs marches through a wooded area at Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, wearing gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin carrying gas mask, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin carries her gas mask satchel while stationed in India, 1943-1944. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps flight utility suit and hat. Behind her are two soldiers in overcoats and helmets.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle with gas mask bag, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle wears a gas mask in its bag while attending basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Behind her is a wire course used in live fire training.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Two WACs wearing gas masks, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Two WACs in olive drab enlisted winter service uniforms stand side-by-side wearing their gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0224 Ruth M. Bonin Papers
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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