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    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • 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 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • [Portrait of Henrietta Ingram, 1944]

    • 1944-03
    • Portrait of Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, taken at Douglas Army Air Base, Arizona, in March 1944.
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • [Portrait of Margaret Marian Smith, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Marian Smith in Marine Corps Women's Reserve summer service (green and white seersucker) uniform, 1945-1946.
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • [Therese Lambert portrait, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Photograph of Therese M. Lambert in WAC winter winter service uniform. The rank of corporal and the United States Army Europe patch can be seen on her sleeve.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Therese Lambert in WAC Uniform, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Therese Lambert stands at "parade rest" in front of a barracks building at the Women's Army Corps Training Center at Fort Lee, Virginia. Lambert belonged to WAC Company C, First Battalion while training at Fort Lee. She is wearing a WAC Class-B...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Therese Lambert and Gene Brunni, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Therese M. Lambert (left) and Gene Brunni (right) pose for a photograph at Fort Lee, Virgina, during basic training. Both are wearing WAC Class-B service uniforms and barracks caps." Writing at the bottom of the photograph reads "Love, Gene—1950"
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Three WACs at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Pictured in front of a tree at Fort Lee, Virginia, are (left to right) Lieutenant Freeman, Sergeant Smeller, and Private Merwin. All three are wearing WAC service dress uniforms and barracks caps. A chevron denoting the rank of private first class...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC hangs laundry at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • WAC Rose Belasco hangs laundry out to dry behind a row of barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. She is wearing a WAC summer service uniform without a service jacket. This photograph was taken during basic training in 1950.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group photograph of a WAC training platoon posed outside barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. They are wearing matching WAC summer service uniforms and barracks caps without jackets.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Pair of WACs on staircase, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Billy Lancaster, a WAC from Mississippi, and Eleanor Kurowski, a WAC from Pennsylvania, pose for a photograph on the elevated porch of a building at Fort Lee, Virgina, during basic training. They are both dressed in WAC summer work uniforms. A...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Basic Training graduation Fort Lee, Virginia, 1950]

    • 1950
    • One company of WACs, four platoons, stands at parade rest during basic training graduation ceremonies at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Four barracks buildings can be seen in the background. All of the WACs are wearing service dress uniforms.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck is surrounded by service members, male and female, including WACs of the 2114th service unit. They are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and army Herringbone Twill caps....
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAC of the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, stands in the woods outside a tent during a bivouac maneuver. She is dressed in an M-1943 field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet. Additional service members and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Therese M. Lambert poses by tent, 1951]

    • 1951
    • Therese M. Lambert poses by a canvas A-frame tent during a bivouac exercise with the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. She is wearing a female field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group photograph of the WAC detachment of the 2114th Army Service Unit, stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. The women are dressed in WAC winter service dress uniforms and barracks caps. The names of the women are listed at the bottom of...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History

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