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    • Oral History interview with Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin

    • 2016-03-21
    • Primarily documents the life of Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin and her service with the United States Air Force.

      MacSeόin recalls her childhood as a military dependent, and the effect that moving so often throughout her childhood had on her....
    • WV0605 Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Tricia Sutter, 2013

    • 2013-03-23
    • Primarily documents Tricia Sutter's time in the United States Coast Guard.

      Sutter discusses her educational learning difficulties, the growing awareness of her sexuality during high school, and her parents' approval of her homosexuality. She...
    • WV0546 Tricia Sutter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Evelyn Small Henson, 2001

    • 2001-05-13
    • Primarily documents Evelyn Small Henson's nursing education and training before and after World War II; her experiences in the Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1945; and her work as a public health nurse in North Carolina.

      Henson provides...
    • WV0214 Evelyn Henson Papers
    • 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 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence 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 Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1943]

    • 1943-10-10
    • Cayle is at a small army post at hospital which is understaffed. Recently she started on night duty, which interferes with her dating a captain located at the same post.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-20
    • Reeves has been assigned back to the Student Officer's Club. She reports that since the area director's visit, several ARC girls have been transfered. Of note is the list of locations she has been in New Guinea. Reeves also mentions treatment for...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Ingrid Ruffin in Alaska Small Shelter, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin flexes her muscles inside an Alaska Small Shelter while stationed in Iraq in 2003. She wears Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor and a flak helmet in the "coffee stain camouflage" three-color desert combat pattern. Also in the shelter...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Marines, two on crutches. Fiji, circa 1942-1943]

    • 1943
    • Several Marines, some obviously injured, two on crutches, with a small building and palm tree in the background. Writing on reverse: crossed out:"Four of these boys are back in the U.S.A. now" not crossed out:"Marines from Guadalcanal"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Wedding of Blanche Woolard and Bill Haggard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Blanche and Bill Haggard walked down the aisle at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station Chapel, Florida, following their wedding ceremony in 1944. Blanche wears her white summer dress uniform and officers' combination hat and carries a small bouquet....
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Viola Brown Sanders and Lucille Ball, 1963]

    • 1963
    • Viola Brown Sanders poses with Lucille Ball at the New York Plaza Hotel in 1963. Ball, who holds a small item that reads, "WAVES 20th Anniversary," had called Sanders asking if she could do anything for the WAVES. Sanders wears the officer's...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • [Barrack B at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Barrack B building at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, can be seen through a small grove of trees. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that this is where Janet M. Mead lived while stationed there from February 1945 to August 1946.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • [Ingrid Ruffin walking at desert military camp, 2003]

    • 2003
    • Ingrid Ruffin walks in front of a white truck at a U.S. military installation in Iraq in 2003. Ruffin wears a desert camouflage boonie hat. Another servicewoman can be seen in the bottom left corner of the photo and an Alaska Small Shelter is in...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [Erica Johnson in body armor, 2003]

    • 2003
    • U.S. Air Force servicewoman Erica Johnson poses in "coffee stain camouflage" three-color desert combat patterned body armor over a blue t-shirt in a Alaska Small Shelter in Iraq in 2003. On a hanger behind her is a pair of the desert camouflage...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers

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