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  • Veteran's biography: 1950
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    • Oral history interview with Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Irene Rich, 2006

    • 2006-08-09
    • Primarily documents Irene Meyers Rich's childhood in Anchorage, Alaska; her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in the late 1960s and early 1970s; her service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1972 to 1999, including her...
    • WV0361 Irene M. Rich Papers
    • 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 Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton, 2015

    • 2015-07-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton and her service with the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service).

      Personal topics include experiencing sexual harassment during basic training,...
    • WV0588 Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton 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
    • [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
    • [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 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
    • Oral history interview with Joan E. Gerichten, 1999

    • 1999-10-29
    • Primarily documents Joan Gerichten's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1954 to 1961 and her experiences as an officer's wife after marriage.

      Gerichten details her early desire to join the Marines; boot camp training;...
    • WV0109 Joan E. Gerichten Papers
    • Oral history interview with Geraldine Muse Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Geraldine Muse Phillips's background; her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in the late 1940s; and her family life after her military service.

      Phillips discusses moving frequently as a child; her mother's mental...
    • WV0129 Geraldine Muse Phillips Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carolyn F. Dominik, 2012

    • 2012-04-13
    • Carolyn Dominik tells of her early life, education, and service in the United States Air Force as a nurse.

      Dominik also discusses culture changes in the United States Air Force during her time in service, her personal experiences during and...
    • WV0531 Carolyn F. Dominik Oral History
    • [Two WACs in chairs aboard ship, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Elaine Agnes Anderson (right) and a fellow WAC sit in wooden lounge chairs on the deck of a ship headed to Europe, circa 1950. Anderson wears a twill utility overcoat and hood.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [Elaine Anderson in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Elaine A. Anderson stands outside Harnack House Annex B near Berlin, Germany, circa 1950, wearing a WAC twill utility overcoat and holding gloves.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers
    • [WACs on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Seven WACs, including Elaine A. Anderson (3rd from left) stand in the woods among their tents while on bivouac in Germany, circa 1950.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers

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