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    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Mary Elizabeth Patridge, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary "Pat" Partridge wearing an American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniform and overseas cap.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Pat Partridge in ARC uniform, ca. 1945]

    • 1947
    • Photograph of Mary "Pat" Partridge seated in a chair, wearing an American Red Cross hospital worker's uniform. The photo was likely taken at Camp Hood, Texas.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Mary Elizabeth Partridge receives award, 1968]

    • 1968-06-30
    • Mary "Pat" Partridge receives a pin honoring her twenty-five years of service in the American Red Cross on 30 July 1968 at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [American Red Cross workers at Ft. Bliss, 1952]

    • 1952-01-14
    • Members of the American Red Cross pose for a group photograph at William Beaumont Army Hospital, Fort Bliss, Texas, on 14 January 1952. They are dressed in American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniforms. Mary "Pat" Partridge appears to...
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Lt. Elizabeth Ray saluting child, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lt. Elizabeth Ray crouches and returns the salute of a little girl she befriended at a base in Bari, Italy, in 1944. The girl wears a garrison cap and a shirt with army patches, while Ray is in WAC service dress.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAC troop review, Bari, Italy, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs march in formation four wide during troop review in Bari, Italy, in 1944. Lt. Elizabeth Ray is seen at bottom in command.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Retirement ceremony of Elizabeth Ray, 1965]

    • 1965
    • Colonel Elizabeth Ray stands in front of a color guard during her retirement ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1965.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAF 25th anniversary collage, 1973]

    • 1973-06-12
    • Collage featuring photos of Women in the Air Force (WAF), celebrating the WAF's 25th anniversary in 1973. Across the bottom, the former directors of the WAF are pictured. They are: Jeanne M. Holm, Elizabeth Ray, Emma Riley, Phyllis Gray, Mary Jo...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Special orders for German-American relations [1945]

    • 1945
    • Pamphlet of orders issued by Jacob L. Devers, commanding general of the Sixth Army Group, describing how Allied service members should interact with German civilians. It portrays German civilians as dangerous and untrustworthy, and forbids U.S....
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972

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