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    • Oral history interview with Mary Galster Layton Starkey

    • 2016-06-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Galster Layton Starkey and her service with the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

      Starkey recalls her desire to prove herself to her family by completing U.S. Army Airborne School, and the...
    • WV0614 Mary Galster Layton Starkey Papers
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jude Eden

    • 2016-02-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Jude Eden and her service with the United States Marine Corps.
      Eden recalls the events of September 11, 2001 and, even though she had not considered enlisting at the time, how she felt that the right thing to do...
    • WV0603 Jude Eden Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • No one is missed

    • Undated
    • Poster for the American Red Cross depicting servicemen and women receiving gifts on Christmas. Text reads:"No One is Missed. Hundreds of men in uniform must travel at Christmas on regular duty or on their way to new assignments. American Red Cross...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • Our negro veterans [1947]

    • 1947
    • 32-page pamphlet published by the Public Affairs Committee, Inc., a non-profit, educational organization, advocating aid for Negro veterans of World War II. Topics include wartime gains for Negroes, areas of continued descrimination, research into...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAC news [June 1945]

    • 1945-06-09
    • A weekly publication for members of the Women's Army Corps stationed at Fort Des Moines, Iowa. It contains advice columns, humorous comics, and articles on local events, marriage announcements, poetry, and world events." Articles include "One...
    • WV0309 Norma L. Harris Collection, 1943 - 1948
    • WASP newsletter [December 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Vol. 2, No.6 edition of the WASP Newsletter, a bi-monthly publication of the Order of Fifinella, a group of WASP alumnae. Article topics include: interesting flight stories from former WASPs and descriptions of their current activities in the U.S....
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • The avenger [1943]

    • 1943-05-11
    • Inaugural issue (Vol.1, No.1) of The Avenger, the newsletter for WASPs training at Avenger Field, Texas. Article topics include Jacqueline Cochran's formation of the WASP, description of a check ride, photos from Avenger Field, and biographies of...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • WAC newsletter [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Six page, black and white WAC Newsletter, Vol. 2, No. 9, for April 1945. On the cover is a photo of WACs throwing darts at a photo of Hitler in a ruined building in Verdun, France. Emma Newell Love is pictured far right. The publication contains a...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The coronet [May 1945]

    • 1945-05-01
    • Vol. 3, No. 3 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. The cover story is about Elizabeth Ray and titled "WAC Commanding Officer Awarded Bronze Star Last Week." Other features are "Letters...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • The coronet [April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Vol. 3, No. 4 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy. The cover headlines are "Problem Children of the Civilians!" and "What Do You Do With Your Spare Time?" Other features are "Letters to the Editor," WAC...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • The coronet [November 1944]

    • 1944-11-10
    • Vol. I, No. 5 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. from 10 November 1944. Front page articles are "Gift Shop a Success,"Shades of Civilian Life,"The Hot Water Situation Badd," and "Come...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1944-01-20
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves, awaiting assignment, describes attending a lecture on censorship, swimming, being visited by friends, and needing to alter uniforms but having no thread. She also provides details from her visit to a native village.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [WAC and male soldiers around radio, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of four service members surrounding a radio. The woman on the left wears what appears to be a combination of various Women's Army Corps [WAC] approved uniform types. She has on a summer dress uniform jacket, and a WAC officers winter...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Jane Brister, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Portrait of Jane Brister in the new WAC uniform (with no tie), circa 1954.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Bernice Moran Miller in front of sign, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Bernice Moran Miller, in Hobby hat and overcoat, stands beside a sign reading "No Males Allowed" on a building at Lowry Field in Colorado, Spring 1943.
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • [Red Cross workers primp in front of bombed building, 1945]

    • 1945-08-01
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues pose as if primping using a compact mirror being held out by Ginnie Bowman. The group, which also includes Dody Hamlin (far right) stands in front of a damaged building labeled "Power Room No. 3" on the island of...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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