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    • 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 Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-03
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves is preparing to leave for her new assignment, and has spent the day teaching English to Chinese children. Other topics include a meal with "looly water" Australian beer; her pets, a cricket and a lizard; a variety show; and...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • [Letter from Dorothy Avery to Eunice, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Avery writes of the death of an instructor and student after a plane crash. She also notes they are swimming for PT to prepare for crashes into water. She explains where her nickname of "Sunny" came from.
    • WV0204 Dorothy Avery Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-05-17
    • Reeves notes that she has been assigned to a new club at the base due to a fight between its previous ARC staff members. She describes the club and other base facilities, including their day room, and explains the base's water problems. She also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Two nurses at water supply tank, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a fellow ANC nurse, both wearing summer work uniforms with turban-style head wraps, retrieve water from the supply tank at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October 1944. Behind the women is a tent filled with cots.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Native huts in Biak, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Native huts along the water in Biak, Papua New Guinea, as pictured in April 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Lucy Slade Libby washes her hair in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ludy Slade Libby washes her hair outside her quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in fall 1944. On a ledge in front of her is a helmet filled with water.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones at dock, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • A female Marine, likely Jane Beetham Jones, walks near a dock, circa 1955. She wears the Women Marines summer service uniform and matching garrison cap. A ship can be seen in the background and bicycles are parked near the water.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • [WAACs digging, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WAACs with shovels dig under a building, while another turns the spigot of a water hose, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Four female airmen by tank in Iraq, 2003]

    • 2003-05-09
    • U.S. Air Force members Howe, Ingrid Ruffin, Gina, and Katherine Mendez pose for a group photo in front of a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while they were stationed in Iraq in May 2003. The women are dressed in desert combat uniforms with boonie hats,...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • [WAVE in swimsuit, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WAVE lieutenant junior grade Carol Abackbank(", a Japanese American, poses in her swimsuit at Long Beach, California, in 1962. In the water behind her, many ships can be seen. The back of photo reads "we took this pin-up type so she could send a...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert in an initiation ritual, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Held hovering over a box full of water, Wendy Gellert appears to be participating in an initiation ritual. She wears the female version of the traditional United States Navy blue dress uniform without any footwear.
      " Text written on...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • In a photograph taken during Operation Bright Star 1990, a line of shipping containers, construction equipment, tents, M-107A1 water buffalo trailer tanks, and several HMMWVs are visible in a desert landscape. The American flag and the Egyptian...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers

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