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    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [Army nurses in Torquay, England, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses (left to right) Shirley Van Brakle, Milly Collins, and Bernice Finch Kneller stand beside an Army Air Forces officer in front of an old structure in Torquay, England, while on leave, circa 1945.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Esther Williams on diving board at Naval Station Great Lakes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams (in civilian clothing) stands on the diving board at pool at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949. Williams is surrounded by a group of WAVES and holding an old bathing suit or tank top.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Piedmont reservists head for deployment [1991]

    • 1991
    • Newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "Piedmont reservists head for deployment" by Bernie Woodall, with photography by Jerry Wolford. The article mentions the deployment of the 312th Evacuation Hospital, and specifically...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves reports that her club will be taken over by Army Special Services so she is transferring to a new location. She mentions the colored club and its workers not being allowed to live on the base, her good relationship with the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Base E beacon,  1945

    • 1945-01-29
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column addressing "Rumor Mongering" on the base. Other columns include "The War in Brief"Bombs and the Japanese Mentality," the history of New Guinea, an Army question-and-answer column, and a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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