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    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Dowd Brantley, 2001

    • 2001-05-02
    • Primarily documents Shirley Dowd Brantley's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1952 to 1954.

      Brantley recalls childhood memories of World War II, including blackouts and air raids in her hometown of Pittsburgh, victory gardens, rationing,...
    • WV0211 Shirley D. Brantley Papers
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 11 Apr 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • Cody discusses her plans for her furlough before transferring to California. She also mentions the whereabouts of a hometown friend and replies to comments from Don's recent letter.
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Dorothy Jordan at crosswalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Dorothy Jordan in MP uniform stands beside a stop sign at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, 1944-1945. The photo was displayed in a store in her hometown of Bronx, New York, encouraging support for local men and women in service.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Photograph of Army 1450 Transport Company HQ 1st Platoon]

    • 2005-12
    • This photo shows members of Army 1450 Transport Company HQ 1st Platoon in December 2005, distributing clothes, shoes, toys, and school supplies to children in the the southern Iraqi village of Safukin. All of the materials were donated by people in...
    • WV0544 Natasha Sudderth Schoonover Papers
    • 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 Elaine Anderson, 2000

    • 2000-12-14
    • Primarily documents Elaine A. Anderson's time in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) and her personal life before and after her service.

      Personal topics from Anderson's life before military service include: details of her hometown; her brother's...
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Letter to Charlotte Schuck from mother, 1943]

    • 1943-04-01
    • Schuck's mother discusses her volunteer work with the Red Cross, hosting company, the health and welfare of people from Charlotte's hometown, activities of her daily life, and preparing packages and letters to send to Charlotte.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1944-09-17
    • Reeves has had an adverse reaction to a round of booster shots and has had her luggage lost. She recounts that Tom has yet to ship out, and that if his promotion to major goes through, will have to stay for quite some time and be ineligible for...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers

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