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  • Veteran's biography: 1964
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    • 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 Paulette “Pat” Smith Sweeney, 2013

    • 2013-10-29
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Paulette "Pat" Sweeney and her service with the American Red Cross. Sweeney discusses her adolescence in Cary, North Carolina, her strong desire from an early age to travel, the education she received from...
    • WV0553 Paulette "Pat" Sweeney 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
    • [Maxine Pierce's retirement, 1964]

    • 1964-09-16
    • Maxine Newcom Pierce is read a citation by a U.S. Navy captain at her retirement ceremony at Moffett Field, California, on 16 September 1964. Pierce, at the top of the stairs, wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform, officers cap, and white...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Oral history interview with Flora V. Taylor, 2012

    • 2012-01-15
    • Flora V. Taylor tells of her early life, education, service with the United States Army Reserve and then the United States Coast Guard, and life after her service.

    • WV0527 Flora V. Taylor 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
    • [Maxine Pierce, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Maxine Pierce poses in the WAVES gray and white seersucker work uniform and service cap with white cover, circa 1945. On her sleeve is the insignia of Yeoman 3rd Class Petty Officer.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [U.S. Navy WAVES musical review, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • U.S. Navy WAVES perform a musical review, circa 1945. All the women wear the WAVES blue service dress uniform and matching garrison cap. There is a cartoon character holding a feather on the center microphone.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1910-era costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Two WACs, including Carol Alban Johnson (right), dress in period clothing from 1910 for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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