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  • Item description: wartime
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    • Oral history interview with Aimee Nott Moore and Vera Rackley Jenkins, 1999

    • 1999-05-14
    • Primarily documents the experiences of Aimee Moore and Vera Jenkins at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); their service as army dietitians during World War II; and their...
    • WV0076 Vera Rackley Jenkins Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Maude Middleton, 2003

    • 2003-02-03
    • Primarily documents Maude Middleton's education and service as an army dietitian from 1945 to 1947.

      Middleton discusses her years at Woman's College [now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro] including the faculty, social events,...
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • Oral history interview with Matties Osborne Spicer, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • Primarily documents Mattie O. Spicer's experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

      Spicer recalls her family's reaction to her decision to join the WAC; the "Carolina Platoon" being ordered to keep an eye on mail...
    • WV0107 Mattie Osborne Spicer Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-01-22
    • Volume 2, Number 3 of the newsletter addresses the wartime baby boom and New Guinea geography. Also includes an Army question-and-answer column and a joke page.

      Three pages of a newsletter put out by the Information and Education Section at...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • [Walker and fellow WAVES obverse traditional quilt making]

    • Undated
    • Walker and the other women in this photograph (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Serviceā€”U.S.Navy)wear the enlisted gray pinstriped working uniform, and the regulation cap with identical cover for the gray uniform. The clear view positioning...
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Therese Robinson, 2008

    • 2008-11-14
    • Primarily documents Therese Robinson's career in the U.S. Air Force from 1984 to 2005, including assignments to Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War and Afghanistan during the War on Terror.

      Robinson shares her memories of attending Fresno State...
    • WV0439 Therese Robinson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Oral history interview with Julia "Judy" Houk Cooley

    • 2009-03-12
    • Primarily documents the service of Judy Cooley in the United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service [WAVES] during World War II as a radio operator.

      Cooley tells of growing up in the rural area of Edmonton, New York, her...
    • WV0452 Julia 'Judy' Houk Cooley Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Shoobridge, 2004

    • 2004-12
    • Helen Shoobridge tells of her early life in Greensboro, North Carolina, her wartime service in the United States Women's Army Corps [WAC], and her later life as an American civilian living overseas."

      Shoobridge primarily tells of her...
    • WV0473 Helen Shoobridge Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Fulner Wakefield, 2003

    • 2003
    • Primarily documents Kathryn Wakefield's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.



      Wakefield discusses the Depression, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and attending business...
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 12 March 1945]

    • 1945-03-12
    • Pozyck is grateful for mail from her family and feels closer to home when listening to American radio programs. She describes their open-air movie theater, her disgust for a captured Japanese prisoner, the possibility of a nurse's draft, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Our negro veterans [1947]

    • 1947
    • 32-page pamphlet published by the Public Affairs Committee, Inc., a non-profit, educational organization, advocating aid for Negro veterans of World War II. Topics include wartime gains for Negroes, areas of continued descrimination, research into...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Rosie Noel, 2011

    • 2011-04-12
    • Rosie Grosshans Noel tells of her early life, education, reasons for why she chose the Marine Corps, military service, and involvement with the United States Marine Corps after retiring from the service."

      Noel discusses the roles of women...
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers

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