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    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-11-11
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves writes that she has been busy working. She specifically describes having to constantly supervise her native cleaning crew and notes that their Filipino housekeeper is thought to have stolen a formal gown. Reeves has gotten a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to sisters, ca. 27 December 1944]

    • 1944-12-27
    • Reeves describes the colors of the ocean and the Christmas decorations and celebrations aboard ship. She also explains shipboard washing procedures, exercise, the church choir's activities, and how one constantly meets new people. One the back of...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Frances Barringer Bailey in uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Frances Barringer Bailey poses on the steps of a building in her WAVES dress white summer uniform with officer's combination hat in 1943. A note on the back of the photo reads,"Dress whites - we hated this uniform."
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • [Elizabeth Simpson in Bloomington, 1943]

    • 1944
    • Elizabeth Simpson poses beside a structure in Bloomington, Indiana, where she attended storekeepers store from April to June 1943. She wears the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft-brimmed hat with blue cover. A note on the back of the photo...
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • Two WACs and four servicemen stand in front a building with a plane mounted outside of it while in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Those pictured include (left to right): Perks, Salz, Shearer, unknown, Polly, and Stephenson. A note on the back...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [WACs and soldiers in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • WACs and servicemen pose on a street in Paris outside the Kent Bar on VE Day, 8 May 1945. Ruth Shaver, in WAC olive drab service uniform, is second from the right in the back row. Also pictured are: Shearer, Stephenson, Kent, Salzs, Polly, and...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr in Reims, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Ruth Shaver and Major Fehr stand in front of a jeep in Reims, France, in 1945. Shaver wears the WAC olive drab service uniform. A note on the back of the photo reads,"Major Fehr and I at Reims, France. We are not facing a firing squad, although the...
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Servicemen in Paris on VE Day, 1945]

    • 1945-05-08
    • Seven servicemen pose beside a car in Paris on VE Day, 8 May 1945. A note on the back reads,"A group of officers and GIs from PWD." Pictured from left to right: Sgt. Kent, Sgt. Gray, Sgt. Perks, WO Taylor, Cpl. Salzs, Major Fehr, Capt. Coleman.
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of jeep, Bay Bay, Philippines,1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross member Esther Gilbert poses beside a jeep parked in a grove of tropical trees in Bay Bay, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. A note in the scrapbook reads, "Tacloban finery." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk in an airplane cockpit, circa 1980]

    • 1980
    • Barbara W. Kucharczyk sits in the cockpit of a T-38 simulator as part of her aircraft maintenance officer technical school training, at Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois in 1978. A note on the back reads, "Do I look like a 'Fighter Jock'?"
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [WAVES around a piano, 1963]

    • 1963-10
    • Viola Brown Sanders (center) and three WAVES stand around a piano played by PN3 B.J. Barrow in the recreation room of the WAVE barracks at Pearl Harbor Naval Station in October 1963. All the women wear the WAVES blue and white striped summer...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby orders a drink at a bar, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses while ordering a drink at a bar in Saipan, circa 1945. She wears the ANC olive drab skirt, light olive (pink) shirt, and garrison cap. A note with the photo reads, "Officers had a quota of alcohol which they bought. Since I...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother 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
    • [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
    • [WAC cadre at Hill Field, Utah, 1944]

    • 1944-12-14
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) cadre of the 4135th Army Air Force base unit pose for a Christmas photograph in front of their orderly room at Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, on 14 December 1944. The eight WACs are wearing service wool overcoats with garrison...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Dorothy E. Wain outside of the Mayfield, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorthy E. Wain Thompson, in WAC summer service uniform, stands outside of The Mayfield, circa 1943. A note on the back of the photo reads,"I guess this looks natural, doesn't it?"
    • WV0431 Dorothy E. Wain Thompson Papers

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