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    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-27
    • Fischer discusses learning how to code supplies, her Thanksgiving activities, applying for Officer Candidate School, the schedule of a typical day, and getting a weekend pass to come home, where she hopes to have her hair done.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Oral history interview with Melissa L. Culbreth, 2014

    • 2014-06-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Melissa L. Culbreth and her service as a chaplain with the North Carolina Army National Guard. Culbreth recalls being intrigued by the military from an early age, and with the idea of becoming a chaplain. She details...
    • WV0567 Melissa L. Culbreth
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Customs and manners flyer, August, 1945]

    • 1945-08-11
    • Produced by J.Hill, this cartoon consists of an African tribesman holding a spear and large cooking spoon. Across from the tribesman a United States Army Air Force serviceman sits in a large black tub. The text on the front reads "Respect The Local...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Navy Nurse Corps [1970]

    • 1970
    • Blue and white, single-fold, recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1970. Topics include the history of the NNC, overseas duty, and nurse training. The text and photos were originally featured in the October 1970 issue of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Let yourself grow [1972]

    • 1972
    • Color, 24-page, recruitment brochure for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1972. Topics include the WAC history, recruit training, career fields, travel, off-duty time, uniforms, and common questions. Large text and color photos are included...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • [Reception for WAC director, 1961]

    • 1961-06-12
    • Group photo of WAC officers from SACom Headquarters and the sub-posts of Garmisch and Bentchesgaden, including Jane Brister (front right), at a reception for WAC Director Colonel Mary Louise Milligan (center) at the McGraw Kaserne Officer's Club in...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Henderson Hall softball team, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Group photo of the Marine Corps Women's Reserves Headquarters softball team at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1946. Margaret Helen "June" Crowel stands in the back row on the far right.
    • WV0137 Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Papers
    • [Diary of Jenice M. Klee, 1943]

    • 1943-1945
    • Jenice M. Klee served in a clerical capacity for the United States Coast Guard SPARS program during the Second World War. Her diary spans the period from January 1, 1943 to December 23, 1945. It is primarily concerned with Klee's social and work...
    • WV0279 Jenice M. Klee Diary
    • [World War One diary, 1918]

    • 1918-09-28
    • Diary entry describing an instructional meeting for members of the Red Cross assigned to France. The entry states that twenty male and thirty female volunteers met at Union Station in Washington D.C. to begin the journey to France.
    • WV0280 WWI Diary
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • My trip behind the Iron Curtain [N. Jean Moore Fasse diary, 1958]

    • 1958
    • European Special Services director Jean M. Fasse describes a trip to Czechoslovakia in 1958. She discusses having people stop to look at her, the poor and underfed nature of residents in the country, the architecture and her hotel in Prague,...
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • [Diary of Audrey Meyers, 1944-1945]

    • 1944
    • Audrey Meyers (1924-1992) served in the Women's Army Corps from 1944-1945. In her diary, she discusses her basic training at Fort Des Moines in Iowa, her daily life working as a medical technician at Halloran General Hospital in New York City, and...
    • WV0151 Audrey Meyers Diary
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack 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

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