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    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 2006

    • 2006-06-09
    • Primarily documents Margaret L. Chamberlin Smith's background; service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Smith talks briefly about her family and the...
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Oral history interview with Estelle Garner Ptaszynski, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • Primarily documents Estelle Ptaszynski's nurses training; service in England with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II; and personal life and nursing career after the war.

      Ptaszynski discusses her decision to become a nurse and...
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • Oral History interview with Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach, 2000

    • 2000-05-22
    • Sendelbach primarily discusses her pilot training, her ferrying duties as a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II, and her post-service family life.

      Sendelbach discusses her frequent moves as a child; the Civilian Pilot...
    • WV0168 Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach Papers
    • Oral history interview with Luvenia Griffin Mitchell, 2001

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Luvenia Griffin Mitchell's early life; her service with the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the early 1950s; and her life after the military.

      Mitchell briefly describes her decision to join the air force; the negative image of...
    • WV0200 Luvenia Mitchell Papers
    • [Letter from Jane Helms Vance to her grandparents, 1969]

    • 1969-01-14
    • Vance discusses the Vietnamese money exchange, ration cards, and learning to drive a "4-in-the-floor" truck. She also discusses the work she is peforming with paper forms, and the crash of a F4-C aircraft.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Jane Helms Vance; 1968]

    • 1968-05-25
    • Jane Helms Vance receives a cake for her birthday while in Vietnam, May 25, 1968.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Vietnam work crew]

    • Undated
    • Jane Helms Vance, front row, recond from left, poses with a work crew in Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Vietnam quarters]

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    • Jane Helms Vance's living quarters in Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Jane Helms Vance]

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    • Jane Helms Vance poses in a U.S. Air Force "test uniform."
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Office group building a house]

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    • Jane Helms Vance, far right, and others help to build a house in Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Jane Helms Vance]

    • Undated
    • Jane Helms Vance poses in mess dress, probably post Vietnam.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Major Jane Helms Vance; 1979]

    • 1979
    • Jane Helms Vance wears "The Pentagon" t-shirt with stars on her shoulders during a chili cook off, 1979.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • [Captain Jane Helms Vance; 1970]

    • 1970
    • Jane Helms Vance on her way to the Orlando International Airport, March 11, 1970.
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers

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