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    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Oral history interview with Luvenia Griffin Mitchell, 2001

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Luvenia Griffin Mitchell's early life; her service with the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the early 1950s; and her life after the military.

      Mitchell briefly describes her decision to join the air force; the negative image of...
    • WV0200 Luvenia Mitchell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Oral History interview with Lovay Wallace-Singleton

    • 2016-05-14
    • Primarily documents the life of Lovay Wallace-Singleton and her service with the United States Navy.
      Wallace-Singleton recalls mentoring younger female, as well as male, air traffic controllers, helping them to get a sense of what they wanted to...
    • WV0611 Lovay Wallace-Singleton Oral History
    • [Portrait of Lucile Leonard, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • Portrait of Lucile Leonard in September 1943, right before she shipped out to North Africa. The "HD" on her caduceus pin identifies Leonard as a hospital dietitian.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Lucile Griffin Leonard in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucile Griffin Leonard stands in front of decorative doors in Florence, Italy, wearing olive drab dietitian uniform, in 1944 or 1945.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Nurses softball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucile Griffin Leonard and her softball team of nurses, the "Teddy Bears," group together for a photo in Leghorn, Italy, in 1944 or 1945. Leonard is second from right in the back row.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Margaret Greene, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Greene in her Red Cross uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serving airmen, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers serve food to a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, on July 4, 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Bishop's Palace in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Margaret Greene points up to the sign on the front of Bishop's Palace labeling it as the American Red Cross headquarters in Norwich, England, circa 1943.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Margaret Greene with friend, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Margaret Greene (right) and fellow Red Cross worker Helen Paulsen stand outside the Norwich (England) Cathedral in 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serve airmen at picnic, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers, including Margaret Greene (center), roast hotdogs and serve a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, in 1944. The bottom is signed "In memory of a swell 4th of July 1944 with a lovely person. Jack R."
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [WAVES and sailors in the snow, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Four WAVES, including Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick (second from left) and two sailors, all in overcoats, pose outside in the snow, circa 1945.
    • WV0213 Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick Papers

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