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    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • 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
    • [Florence S. Weil on set, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Florence S. Weil (right, in olive drab winter service uniform with port of embarkation patch) is pictured at a NBC studio set, circa 1944. A fellow soldier and a female civilian are also present. The set backdrop is a brick wall, supplemented...
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • [Army bivouac in New Guinea, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Picture of an army bivouac in New Guinea, as seen in 1943 or 1944. Soldiers set up tents and cots under palm trees. A servicewoman stands in the foreground with her back to the camera.
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [WASPs pass in review, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Units of WASPs march in formation for a pass in review on the tarmac at Avenger Field in Texas, circa 1943. Rows of airplanes are parked on the tarmac and chairs have been set up for attendees to watch the event.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • A WAC poses in a gas mask while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand and the corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • Profile of a WAC wearing a gas mask and hood while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand, and a corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs at gas mask drill on Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs in overcoats and gas masks prepare for a drill on the beach in front of the Clarendon Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. A tent is set up in the sand in the background.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Patients of Ward 2B enjoy a Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Four patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital enjoy a Christmas dinner in 1945. The table is set with fruit centerpieces, candles, plates, silverware, and large cups. Christmas cards, and paper Christmas trees. Hospital exercise beds can be...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Peg Ward at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Peg Ward sits on a set of stairs outside Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. Ward is wearing a short sleeved Army Nurse Corps (ANC) hospital uniform. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"How we hated those wrap around...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Sleep tents, Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Pictured is a row of tents serving as sleeping quarters set up during Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt. Groups of soldiers can be seen lounging in front of some of the tents. A "dug In" shelter serves as a garage for military vehicles in the...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A row of tents, including the emergency medical tent (left, bearing the red cross), set up for Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt in fall of 1989. Three military vehicles, including a military transport, are also pictured.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers

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