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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • [Army dietitians, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Group photo of army nurses and dietitians at Camp Butner or Swannanoa, North Carolina, circa 1946. Maude Middleton (back row, second from left) and her fellow hospital workers wear the army's seersucker hospital dress.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Maude Middleton and two kitchen workers, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Dietitian Maude Middleton poses on the steps of a hospital in North Carolina with two male kitchen workers, one in a chef's hat, circa 1946. She wears a cotton seersucker hospital dress.
    • WV0272 Maude Middleton Papers
    • [Dorothy and Carter Farrington, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy Farrington Gribble and her brother Henry Carter Farrington pose in their uniforms, displaying their stripes, while at home in North Carolina on leave. Dorothy holds a WAAC-issued purse. This is the last time they were together; Carter died...
    • WV0035 Dorothy Farrington Gribble Papers
    • [Eleanor Rigney and fellow WAVE, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eleanor Rigney (left) and Esther Samuelson Derthick (right) stand beside the Blue Ridge Parkway near Asheville, circa 1944. Both wear the dress blue WAVES uniform, Rigney with enlisted brimmed hat with blue cover, and Derthick with garrison cap.
    • WV0101 Eleanor Rigney Papers

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