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    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ava Caudle Honeycutt, 2008

    • 2008-11-22
    • Primarily documents Ava Honeycutt’s service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

      Honeycutt discusses her childhood in rural North Carolina at length, including: growing up on a farm; the Great...
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Gage Dunham, 2000

    • 2000-01-16
    • Primarily documents Dunham's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC) and with the WAVES in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

      Topics related to World War II and the WAVES include learning about the...
    • WV0143 Mary Gage Dunham Oral History
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-29
    • Jean Holdridge (Reeves) has made place mats for Tom Reeves and is pleased her parents approve of him. She also notes the soldiers' lack of electricity in their tents, her recent book reading, plans for a boat trip, and acquiring orange juice to use...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • [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
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ann Watters, 2000

    • 2000
    • Interview primarily documents Ann K. Watters' interest in flying planes and her service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

      Pre-service topics include her father's flight career; other pilots in the family; taking an aviation...
    • WV0175 Ann K. Watters Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-14
    • Phillips responds to letters from home, enjoys her classes, especially map reading and supply, and is learning much about the war through films. She promises not to smoke too much, requests that her parents put her money in the bank, and mentions...
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-06
    • Pozyck has just taken her first shower since arriving in the Philippines. She is eating coconut and reading letters from home, and hopes to send home pictures.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-06
    • Pozyck spends her free time sleeping, reading, and taking pictures, and encloses some photos. She mentions Kay Kyser's band touring the Philippines.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-21
    • Reeves has been reading "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" and preparing the club for a health inspection. She also mentions swimming pool games, rearranging her room, and the MPs enforcing a 5 mile/hour speed limit.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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