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    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Oral History interview with Kristine Grace Poirier, 2015

    • 2015-05-04
    • Primarily documents the life of Kristine Grace Poirier and her service with the United States Army.

      Poirier describes the satisfaction she felt as a mentor to other soldiers and being witness to their successes. She recalls the different...
    • WV0586 Kristine Grace Poirier
    • Oral history interview with Jane Heins Escher, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Interview primarily includes discussion of Jane Escher's childhood in North Carolina and her service as a cryptographer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during the Korean War.


      Escher recalls moments...
    • WV0080 Jane Heins Escher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nina Wiglesworth, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • Primarily documents Nina Johnson Wiglesworth's background; service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Wiglesworth discusses her parents' musical talents; the draft; leaving home after...
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth 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
    • [Nurses and servicemen at officer's club, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (center), and an unidentified ANC nurse are seated in front three servicemen at an officer's club in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby wears the ANC beige off-duty dress and Sheldon wears the ANC olive drab off-duty...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Mary Cannon splicing film, 1956]

    • 1956
    • Mary Cannon is pictured splicing film while at the job she took to help pay her tuition at Indiana University in 1956.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Planting trees in Vietnam, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Captain H. P. Mahin (center) and two other men in uniform help a nurse plant a tree at Naval Air Station Da Nang in Vietnam in 1967. A Vietnamese man in traditional dress looks on. A note on the back of the photo reads "A Tree - good luck to 18!"
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-21
    • Reeves is waiting for the proposed two new canteens to be built at Clark Field. She describes a dance, her room, their Filipino domestic help, and her new clothing needs. She also mentions the harvest season back home, and hoping Betty is sent home...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014
    • Oral history interview with Tavia Brightwell, 2012

    • 2012-10-31
    • Primarily documents Tavia Brightwell's adolescence; her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve; and her educational experiences.

      Brightwell discusses her upbringing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her...
    • WV0540 Tavia Brightwell Oral History
    • [Office group building a house]

    • Undated
    • Jane Helms Vance, far right, and others help to build a house in Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Office group building a house]

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    • Jane Helms Vance, far right, and others help to build a house in Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers

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