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    • Oral history interview with Charlotte Holder Clinger, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Charlotte Holder Clinger's service with U.S. Air Force from 1967 to 1994, her job with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and her education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).

      Clinger discusses...
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her Husband, May 1945]

    • 1945-05
    • Goddard expresses the love and appreciation she has for her husband and is looking forward to being discharged soon. She also mentions her recent social activities and her duties the following day.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to family, 15 January 1945]

    • 1945-01-15
    • Reeves, who has has recently arrived in New Guinea, describes their Quonset hut quarters, the terrain, orientation, waiting for assignments, the attitude of the men overseas, and looking for Jim. The back of the letter contains a note from her...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [WAC at bunker in Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Picture is taken from inside of a bunker looking out, sometime in spring on 1968. At the end of the bunker, an African American WAC, probably "Robbie" kneels with her camera. Lee Wilson's caption reads,"Looking through bunker. We spent hours in it"
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • [WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment by guidon, 1943]

    • 1943-07-30
    • Nine members of Company 10, 21st Regiment stand outside their orderly room at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. They are looking at the unit's guidon after being awarded a blue ribbon on 30 July 1943. Florence S. Weil, center, holds the corner of the...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Esther Gilbert overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-11
    • Esther Gilbert, in the foreground and looking to her right, sits on a hill overlooking Subic Bay, Philippines, in November 1945. Clearly visible are the Red Cross insignia on Gilbert's lapel and several military vessels sailing in the bay behind...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of B-24, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert, looking down and wearing an overcoat, poses beside a B-24 at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. The logo on the plane identifies it as belonging to the "Red Raiders," the nickname for the 22nd Bomb Group which became a B-24...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [U.S. and foreign servicewomen in Copenhagen, Denmark, 1961]

    • 1961-06
    • U.S. and foreign servicewomen walk past what appears to be Fredriksborg Palace outside Copenhagen, Denmark, where they were attending the Atlantic Treaty Association's Danish Atlantic Association conference on "The Importance of Women in the NATO...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother receives plaque, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother is presented the Association of the United States Army Plaque as honor graduate of her Physical Therapist class at their graduation on July 8, 1966. Presenting the award is Colonel Emma E. Vogel (Ret." and looking on is...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [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
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • Phillips discusses receiving her uniform, cleaning duty and a surprise first inspection, moving to "Boom town" barracks soon, and working very hard but looking forward to free time on Sunday.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-07
    • Reeves wishes her dad a Happy Birthday, thanks him for looking after her finances, and is glad that he approves of Tom. She tells of the new canteen, a possible promotion, and her new watch. She also describes Tom's new living situation at an...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • An outstanding date...the day you join the Navy Nurse Corps [1950]

    • 1950
    • A 4- page, bi-fold 1950 recruiting pamphlet for the Navy Nurse Corps which emphasizes the benefits of a "planned" career in naval nursing, including opportunities for post-graduate studies, training in a medical specialization, a structured pay...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • They depend on you [1953]

    • 1953
    • Recruiting poster for the Army Nurse Corps during the Korean War. Illustration, signed in top right corner, features a nurse looking down at her clipboard. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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