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  • Veteran's biography: 1944.
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    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Mayes, 2000

    • 2000-05-23
    • Mayes primarily discusses WASP training, working overseas with the Red Cross and Air Force Pacific Command, and her experiences in the Air Force Reserves, GE, and as a WASP veteran.

      Mayes details her mother's experiences teaching and being a...
    • WV0169 Nancy Mayes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Doyle, 2007

    • 2007-07-02
    • Primarily documents Jane Doyle's service in the WASP during World War II.

      Doyle briefly discusses her childhood and education, including her desire to become an architect. She talks about earning her private pilot license through the...
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn Newby Finger, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • Primarily documents Carolyn Newby Finger's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her experiences at midshipmen's school, Supply School, and in Asheville with the U.S....
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • [Carolyn Newby Finger at Supply Corps training, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Carolyn Newby Finger poses by a building at Radcliffe College in Boston where she attended Navy Supply Corps School from October to December 1944. She wears a dark dress uniform, purse, and hat.
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • [WASPs sit on the wing of a plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs sit on the wing of a B-29 bomber for a publicity photo on 29 November 1944. The WASPs wear Santiago blue dress uniforms with skirts or slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs in front of a plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs pose in front of a B-24 bomber on 29 November 1944. The WASPs wear Santiago blue dress uniforms with skirts or slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the left.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs walk on tarmac, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs walk towards the camera for a publicity photo on 29 November 1944. A B-24 bomber is parked behind the women, probably at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Mildred Dalrymple may be second from the left.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [Two WASPs look out of a cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Two WASPs look out of the cockpit of a B-24 bomber on 29 November 1944. Mildred Dalrymple may be on the right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [WASPs on tarmac, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Four WASPs pose together on a tarmac in front of a B-29 bomber on 29 November 1944. The women wear the WASP Santiago blue dress uniform with slacks or skirt. Mildred Dalrymple may be on the far right.
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • [Two WASPs in front of plane, 1944]

    • 1944-11-29
    • Two WASPs stand toegther on a tarmac in front of a B-24 bomber, probably at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, on 29 November 1944. Both of the women wear the WASP Santiago blue dress uniform with slacks. Mildred Dalrymple may be the...
    • WV0336 Mildred D. Dalrymple Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • [WAVES enjoy snow in Asheville, 1944]

    • 1944-12
    • WAVES Kitty Ruman, Carolyn Newby Finger, Flo Bergman, and Ginny Kane hold snowballs outside the Asheville, N.C., convalescent hospital following a December 1944 snowfall.
    • WV0057 Carolyn Newby Finger Papers
    • [Portrait of Elaine Harmon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Elaine Harmon, in 1944, in WASP A2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch and a flight helmet with goggles.
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carol Alban Johnson, 2008

    • 2008-05-01
    • Carol A. Johnson primarily discusses her service in the Women's Army Corps from 1964 to 1968, especially in Col. Mildred Bailey's information unit and in the office of Secretary of the Army Stanley Resor.

      Johnson briefly describes her...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers

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