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  • Veteran's biography: 1980s
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    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Portrait of Katie S. King, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Katie S. King taken while at Hampton Training School for Nurses, Dixie Hospital, circa 1944. King wears the Cadet Nurse Corps light olive-drab dress uniform with a cadet nurse patch on the left sleeve and beret.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King in Cadet Nurse Corps uniform, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Katie S. King poses in a Cadet Nurse Corps white work uniform, nurses cap, and blue wool cape. The photo was taken after King received her nurses' cap after six months in the service in 1944.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King and family, 1959]

    • 1959
    • Katie S. King (far left) poses with her family at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in 1959. Clockwise from left: King, wearing a white nurses' uniform, cap, and navy blue cape; her daughter wearing a girl scout uniform; her eldest son wearing a boy...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie King at McCain Sanitorium, 1962]

    • 1962
    • Katie S. King poses behind a counter at McCain Sanatorium (now McCain Correctional Hospital), in 1962. She wears a white nurses' uniform and cap.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • [Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Photo of Katie S. King at Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, where she was working towards a bachelor of science degree in nursing, in 1964. King wears a white nurses' uniform and cap and carries two brown leather bags.
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Oral history interview with Edna Painter Searles, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • Primarily documents Edna Painter Searles' experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the legal office at Camp Lejeune during World War II and her professional life after the war.

      Searles details her father's work at Kingsport...
    • WV0106 Edna Painter Searles Papers
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • [Robinson Barracks in Germany]

    • Undated
    • Robinson Barracks in Germany with a rainbow in the background.
    • WV0560 Terri Ann Dellapina Papers

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