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  • Veteran's biography: 16
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    • Oral history interview with Betty Baker, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • Primarily documents Betty Baker's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC); her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Miami, Florida, and Karachi, India, during World War II; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0042 Betty Baker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Sullivan, 2004

    • 2004-02-09
    • Interview primarily documents Dorothy Collins Sullivan's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Sullivan details her reasons for joining the WAC, including the slogan "Free a Man to Fight." She...
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • Oral history interview with Evelyn Small Henson, 2001

    • 2001-05-13
    • Primarily documents Evelyn Small Henson's nursing education and training before and after World War II; her experiences in the Army Nurse Corps from 1943 to 1945; and her work as a public health nurse in North Carolina.

      Henson provides...
    • WV0214 Evelyn Henson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 2014

    • 2014-11-01
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford and her service with the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. Bradford recalls her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse, and the lessons she learned in the...
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • Oral history interview with Susan Rita Purje Connor, 2014

    • 2015-08-22
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Susan Rita Purje Connor and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Purje recalls growing up with her immigrant grandparents, her desire to do something important with her life, and her...
    • WV0569 Susan Rita Purje Connor
    • Oral History interview with Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin

    • 2016-03-21
    • Primarily documents the life of Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin and her service with the United States Air Force.

      MacSeόin recalls her childhood as a military dependent, and the effect that moving so often throughout her childhood had on her....
    • WV0605 Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin Oral History
    • [Emily Harris Preyer at the Red Cross Service Club]

    • Undated
    • Emily Harris Preyer in a trench coat, holding a folder and some packages and her purse in her right arm and gesturing with her left arm, smiling broadly in front of an open door beneath a large sign that reads "American Red Cross/Service + Club"
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan and two WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (center) poses with two fellow WACs, circa 1944. The women on the left and right wear the WAC khaki shirtwaist, tie, and skirt. Sullivan probably wears the WAC beige summer off-duty dress.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs in fatigues, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eight WACs, including Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (back row, second from left), sit for a group photo in 1944, probably while stationed in Europe. The women wear the WAC work uniforms and summer fatigue hats; one is smoking a cigarette.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan at gate, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan, in WAC olive drab uniform and garrison cap, poses at the gate of a lattice fence, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Warehouse of bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of a warehouse brimming with large duffel bags and section markers, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs sort packages, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs sort packages on rows of long tables while at work in a large bunker, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Blossom Ellis in Nurse's Uniform, 1953]

    • 1953-03
    • Blossom Ellis, in an Air Force Nurse uniform, seated in front of unknown facility, holding a puppy, March 1953.
    • WV0382 Blossom Ellis Papers

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