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    • Oral history interview with June Swearengin, 2014

    • 2014-06-06
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of June Therese Thomas Swearengin and her service with the United States Air Force. Swearengin recalls her experiences as a foster child living in various homes, her encounters with racism, and her decision to...
    • WV0565 June Thomas Swearengin Papers
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock to Favie and Sylva, 1918]

    • 1918-09-17
    • The conditions that Glory Hancock is working under are starting to wear her down, as she is "so sick of having people depend on me I could scream." She also discusses large artillery being removed from her village, her relationship woes with her...
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Group photo of WACs, 1944]

    • 1944
    • The women in Dorothy Gribble's barracks pose on a sidewalk, 1944. Of the photo, Gribble says,"They did me 'the honor' of taking this picture."
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble 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
    • [Bernice Bonner and chaplain in Morocco, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner poses with the base chaplain, Captain Brenk, while they were stationed with the Red Cross in Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This is me and the chaplain. I look a little goofy but I think the shadow on the glasses...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner and friend with German helmets, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Bernice Bonner and friend "Teach" pose with German helmets while on a trip to Anzio Acres in Casablanca, Morocco, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "Teach and me on out trip to Anzio. These are two German helmets we picked...
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Betty Wiker by military vehicle at Camp Simms, 1943]

    • 1943-03-15
    • Betty Etten Wiker stands beside an army jeep in her Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) driver's uniform at Camp Simms [a.k.a Oxon Run Parkway], Washington D.C., on 15 March 1943. The vehicle is either a Willys MB or Ford GPW. A note on the back...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Helene Lawrence walking on sidewalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence, in the SPAR officer's dress blue uniform and handbag, walks on a sidewalk. Behind her walks a sailor. A note by Lawrence on the back of the photo reads:"Here's the gal who admires you--loves and such--so get rid of the Japs and...
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • These pathetic sights [1970 article from the Greece (N.Y.) post]

    • 1970
    • Full title "These pathetic sights won't go by without making an impression on me" by Diane Kay Corcoran for The Greece Post newspaper in upstate New York. The content mentions Diane Corcoran's station at the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Long Bien,...
    • WV0526 Diane Kay Corcoran Papers
    • [Rita Barbraitis at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Rita Barbraitis, in her Summer work uniform, stands in front of her hooch at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968. Back of photograph reads: Summer work uniform, patch [on] sleeve is 8th army patch. Our hooch behind me. ""Rocking"" a hooch consists of...
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers
    • [Rita Barbraitis at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Rita Barbraitis, in her Summer work uniform, stands in front of her hooch at Base Camp Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1968. Back of photograph reads: Summer work uniform, patch [on] sleeve is 8th army patch. Our hooch behind me. ""Rocking"" a hooch consists of...
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers

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