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    • Oral history interview with Brenda Formo, 2009

    • 2009-04-16
    • Brenda Terrell Formo tells of her life, education, and career as an officer in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and United States Army.

      Formo primarily discusses her work as an officer in the WAC and the U.S. Army in which she served as an...
    • WV0460 Brenda Formo Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • Oral History interview with Earlene Denise Green English, 2015

    • 2015-11-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Earlene Denise Green English and her service with the United States Army and United States Army Reserve.

      English recalls the exceptional discipline and the survival and defensive skills she learned while in...
    • WV0597 Earlene Denise Green English
    • [Mary Cugini Necko, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mary Cugini Necko following her induction into the Marine Corps Womens Reserves in November 1944.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines outside in snow, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Mary Cugini Necko (right) and her friends Norma (left) and Roseann (center) stand in the snow at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, in February 1946. "The Lady Leathernecks," as they called themselves, wear the Marine Corps Women's Reserve...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko in front of mural, circa 1998]

    • 1998
    • Mary Cugini Necko in uniform, posing with two girls wearing medals, in front of a mural depicting the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima, circa 1998.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines in chow line, 1945]

    • 1945-01
    • Mary Cugini Necko and fellow members of Company C stand in the chow line at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during boot camp in January or February 1945. Mary Cugini Necko (center, the tallest women smiling in the top row) and her fellow Women...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko at work, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko at work at Marine Corps Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, surveying records of Marines in service at her desk, 1945-1946.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Necko Service Album and Scrapbook]

    • 1945-1946
    • Mary Cugini Necko's service album and scrapbook contains a handwritten diary, photographs, clippings, and other memorabilia documenting Necko's service in World War II. Photograph subjects include Necko and her colleagues, scenes fom the base, and...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History

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