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  • Item description: hair
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    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her Husband, 26 February 1944]

    • 1944-02-26
    • Marshall discusses news of U.S. politics, including her fears about passage of a tax bill, the possibility that Roosevelt would not get re-elected, and the feeling among enlisted personnel that politicians are to blame for the war continuing. ...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-27
    • Fischer discusses learning how to code supplies, her Thanksgiving activities, applying for Officer Candidate School, the schedule of a typical day, and getting a weekend pass to come home, where she hopes to have her hair done.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Frances Bradsher Turner washing her hair, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Frances Bradsher Turner washes her hair in a bowl at the 2nd Mobile Surgical Hospital in Korea, circa 1951. She wears the ANC brown and white striped seersucker overseas hospital dress.
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby washes her hair in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ludy Slade Libby washes her hair outside her quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in fall 1944. On a ledge in front of her is a helmet filled with water.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in hammock, with friends, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni and friends, Mastroianni in hammock. Writing on reverse:"Betty is combing A. Mary's hair. I have my fatigue hat on and am typing Christmas thenk you notes. See the fence? Of course - always a clothes line. D. Mastroianni"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [WACs listen to radio, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Official army photo of Emma Dale Love (left) and three fellow WACs listen to the radio while stationed in France, 1944. One of the WACs, who wears an engagement ring, is also fixing her hair.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This windblown witch is me. You can see I need to do something about my hair."
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Elizabeth Simpson in Bloomington, 1943]

    • 1944
    • Elizabeth Simpson poses beside a structure in Bloomington, Indiana, where she attended storekeepers store from April to June 1943. She wears the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft-brimmed hat with blue cover. A note on the back of the photo...
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [WACs off-duty, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson (right) and an unidentified woman sit on the steps outside the barracks of the 3rd Platoon at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. A third WAC can be seen looking through the door. All of the women are in civilian clothing, two have...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Interior of a U.S Army living quarters tent, Saudi Arabia, 1991]

    • 1991
    • The interior of a U.S. Army living quarters tent. Components of woodland battle dress uniform, including pants, shirts, boots, and also a stethoscope and hair dryer, are hung from lines strung around the tent. A female service member, presumably...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-05
    • Pozyck's roommate Vivian has returned from the hospital. She asks her parents to send some money to a friend of hers as payment for a purchase and describes washing her hair in the rain.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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