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  • Veteran's biography: 1939
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    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Army nurses in Philippino marketplace, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses Alice Clark (right) and Shirley "Corky" McCorquodale Lyle (left) at a marketplace in Mindanao, Philippines, 1945.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [General Eichelberger and Eleanor Roosevelt, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Eleanor Roosevelt, in Red Cross uniform, and Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger walk side-by-side in Rockhampton, Australia, in 1943. Behind Mrs. Roosevelt is Admiral Claud A. Jones.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [54th anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps, 1955]

    • 1955-02-02
    • Ten of Fort Monroe's eleven Army Nurses, including Shirley McCorquodale Lyle (center), pose around a table with a large cake at the tea they gave to celebrate the 54th anniversary of the Army Nurse Corps on 2 February 1955.
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at Tachikawa Air Terminal, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Clara Adams-Ender, in service uniform and holding gloves, poses beside a sign for the Tachikawa Air Terminal in Tokyo, Japan, in 1964. She was returning home after a tour in South Korea.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at march in Holland, 1980]

    • 1980-07
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with an unidentified man during a march to Nijmegen, Holland, in July 1980. Adams-Ender served as senior marcher for the U.S. delegation in a four-day, 100-mile march commemorating the liberation of the Dutch by the...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and President Ronald Reagan, 1985]

    • 1985
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with President Ronald Reagan at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where she served as vice president of nursing, in 1985. In the center of the photo is Major General Lewis A. Mologne, commander of the medical center.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender sworn in as general, 1987]

    • 1987-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, with one hand on the Bible and one hand raised, is sworn in as a general officer and Chief of the Army Nurse Corps in September 1987.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at promotion to Brigadier General, 1987]

    • 1987
    • Clara Adams-Ender poses with her brother Ray and sister Bettie at her promotion to Brigadier General in Washington, D.C., in 1987. She wears the army white mess uniform and has a lei around her neck.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at desk, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses in the army dress blue uniform at her desk in Washington, D.C., in 1988.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender and former ANC chiefs, 1989]

    • 1989-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses with former chiefs and members of her current staff in Washington, D.C., in September of 1989. She wears the army green winter uniform. Pictured (left to right) are: Colonel Mildred Irene,...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers

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