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    • Oral history interview with Rachel Brower Twiddy, 1999

    • 1999-12-13
    • Primarily documents Rachel Brower Twiddy's experiences in nursing school in Washington, D.C., and her nursing career before and during her service in the Army Nurse Corps at Fort Ord, California, during World War II.

      Twiddy discusses...
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • Special orders for German-American relations [1945]

    • 1945
    • Pamphlet of orders issued by Jacob L. Devers, commanding general of the Sixth Army Group, describing how Allied service members should interact with German civilians. It portrays German civilians as dangerous and untrustworthy, and forbids U.S....
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Portrait of Shirley F. John, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Portrait of Shirley F. John, circa 1954, in the Women Marines' forest green uniform and bell-crown hat. The photo is signed "With love, Shirley."
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Heath, 2001

    • 2001-01-20
    • Documents Bernice Heath's early life, nursing training, service overseas with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II, and duties stateside and abroad with the ANC from 1948 to 1964.

      Topics from Heath's early life include nursing...
    • WV0195 Bernice Isabel Heath Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Shirley F. John, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • Interview primarily documents Shirley Ferren John's service in the USMC (United States Marine Corps) from 1953 to 1955.

      John discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; her family's reaction to her enlistment; segregation; the cap on...
    • WV0248 Shirley F. John 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
    • [Mary Elizabeth Patridge, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary "Pat" Partridge wearing an American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniform and overseas cap.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Pat Partridge in ARC uniform, ca. 1945]

    • 1947
    • Photograph of Mary "Pat" Partridge seated in a chair, wearing an American Red Cross hospital worker's uniform. The photo was likely taken at Camp Hood, Texas.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Mary Elizabeth Partridge receives award, 1968]

    • 1968-06-30
    • Mary "Pat" Partridge receives a pin honoring her twenty-five years of service in the American Red Cross on 30 July 1968 at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [American Red Cross workers at Ft. Bliss, 1952]

    • 1952-01-14
    • Members of the American Red Cross pose for a group photograph at William Beaumont Army Hospital, Fort Bliss, Texas, on 14 January 1952. They are dressed in American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniforms. Mary "Pat" Partridge appears to...
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Rachel Brower Twiddy, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Portrait of Rachel Brower Twiddy in Army Nurse Corps dress uniform and garrison cap, circa 1942.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Two army nurses, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Brower Twiddy and a fellow army nurse pose among agave plants in Carmel, California, circa 1942. Twiddy is still wearing the navy blue army nurse uniform with blue 1st pattern service cap and wool overcoat. Her friend wears the new olive...
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army nurses and patients, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Rachel Brower Twiddy's co-workers and male patients pose on the steps of a structure, circa 1942.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • [Army nurses at Fort Ord, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Two army nurses, including Rachel Brower Twiddy (seated), are pictured at the nurses' station on their ward at Fort Ord, California, circa 1942.
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers

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