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  • Veteran's biography: 1916
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    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • 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
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in Germany, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in profile, looks out from a balcony in Germany in 1945. The American Red Cross Service sleeve patch on her arm is clearly visible.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in field attire, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in Red Cross helmet and coat, is pictured during a twelve hour wait to be transported from England to France in August of 1944. She has a canteen and knapsack in her lap.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross workers serve coffee to servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross workers serve the men of the 386th Bomber Squadron outside a building in New Essex, England, circa 1944. In the center of the mass of servicemen, two women, including one in the ARC military welfare service uniform, serve coffee.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945.]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945. She wears a rain hat and coat with the circular American Red Cross Military Welfare Service sleeve patch.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [WACs beside a road sign for Vittel, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two WACs and a soldier pose in front of a roadside sign for Vittel, France, in 1945. The women wear the olive drab battledress "Ike" jacket.
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe 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

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