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  • Place: (Japan)
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    • Oral history interview with Mattie Donnell Hicks, 1999

    • 1999-02-25
    • Documents Mattie Donnell Hicks's nurse education and training; service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1966; and post-war life in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Hicks provides a brief description of her pre-war nurse education and...
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk with serviceman and child, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (center) stands with fellow Air Force member Sergeant Rivera and his son while she was stationed with the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing in Okinawa, Japan, in July 1977. Kucharczyk wears an olive green short-sleeved fatigue...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Street in Yokohama, Japan, in 1945]

    • 1945
    • A view from above of a street in Yokohama, Japan, in late 1945, showing rubble and buildings damaged by air raids. There are many people in the street, including a large number of U.S. sailors. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Japanese staff at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Esther Gilbert (back center) and the native Japanese kitchen and canteen staff at the Red Cross facility directed by Albert S. Johnson at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, in December 1945. Many of the women wear kimonos. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Opening of Red Cross Club in Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12-24
    • Overhead photo of soldiers with coffee and cookies socializing on the opening night of the Red Cross Club at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okanawa, Japan, on Christmas Eve 1945. Jean Heath is the Red Cross worker seen at...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Opening of Red Cross Club in Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12-24
    • A crowd of sailors sit in chairs and on the floor for opening night of the Red Cross Club at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okanawa, Japan, on Christmas Eve 1945."Tex" and Mary Clark are the women seated on the front row...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Betty and Gene Godin in Tokyo, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Betty Berry and Gene Godin pose in uniform on a bridge in Tokyo, shortly after their wedding, in 1947. Berry's wears the Army Nurse Corps second pattern beige summer uniform and garrison cap with officer piping.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Esther Gilbert, Albert S. Johnson, and Claude Thompson, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left), Red Cross Field Director Albert S. Johnson, (center) and Sergeant Claude Thompson (right) sit on boxes at Tachikawa Army Air Base in Japan, circa 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of plane, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert stands in front of a plane at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. Gilbert may be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) field overcoat. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Jack Graff at Fifth Air Force Service Command, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Army serviceman Jack Graff poses beside a sign at Tachikawa Army Air Base in Japan identifying the Fifth Air Force Service Command, circa 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of B-24, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert, looking down and wearing an overcoat, poses beside a B-24 at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. The logo on the plane identifies it as belonging to the "Red Raiders," the nickname for the 22nd Bomb Group which became a B-24...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in cockpit of a B-24 bomber, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Esther Gilbert looks out the cockpit window of a B-24 bomber at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, circa 1946. Sergeant Claude Thompson poses in the nose of the plane. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert on skis, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Esther Gilbert poses on skis while on leave at Kanko Hotel in Akakura, Japan, in February 1946. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Japanese child in the snow, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Red Cross worker Esther Gilbert and a Japanese child stand in the snow in front of the Kanko Hotel in Akakura, Japan, in February 1946. Gilbert's skis and poles are stuck in the snow in front of them. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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