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    • Oral history interview with Jaenn Bailey, 2000

    • 2000-01-13
    • Primarily documents Bailey's childhood, family, and service with the U.S. Navy WAVES working with top secret messages during World War II.

      Bailey discusses the origins of her name; her mother's independent lifestyle during her childhood in...
    • WV0141 Jaenn Coz Bailey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Anita Keller, 2000

    • 2000-01-11
    • Primarily documents Anita May Keller's life in Washington, D.C.; her experiences in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps during World War II; and her thoughts on the Vietnam War.

      Keller describes her enjoyment of high school; the...
    • WV0140 Anita M. Keller Papers
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Hanke, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Otto Hanke's early life and her experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Washington, D.C., during World War II."

      Hanke discusses her family, education, and work in...
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Cherise Miller-March

    • 2016-08-08
    • Primarily documents the life of Cherise Miller-March and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Miller-March recalls her perceptions during basic training and technical school that the female airmen had to work much harder than the...
    • WV0622 Cherise Miller-March Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ava Caudle Honeycutt, 2008

    • 2008-11-22
    • Primarily documents Ava Honeycutt’s service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

      Honeycutt discusses her childhood in rural North Carolina at length, including: growing up on a farm; the Great...
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary McLeod Rogers, 1999

    • 1999-12-20
    • Primarily documents Mary McLeod Rogers's family, education, and pre-war life in North Carolina; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Arlington, Virginia, during World War II; and her personal life after the war. ...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Myrtle Otto Hanke with her family, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle Otto Hanke (on left) poses with her mother and sister, circa 1945. She wears her WAVES gray and white seersucker dress with seersucker garrison cap.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • [Myrtle Otto Hanke in the snow, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle Otto Hanke poses outdoors in the snow, wearing her WAVES dress blue uniform, service hat with blue cover, and issue handbag, circa 1945.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • [Two WAVES in havelocks, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle Otto Hanke (left) and a fellow WAVE pose on a sidewalk, circa 1945. Hanke wears the WAVE blue service dress with winter havelock, while her friend wears the blue wool overcoat with junior grade lieutenant sleeve stripes and a havelock.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • [Myrtle O. Hanke with friend, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Myrtle O. Hanke (top right) and a fellow WAVE pose on a stairway wearing belted raincoats and issue handbags, circa 1945.
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances Madden Hobbins, 1999

    • 1999-03-18
    • Primarily documents Frances Madden Hobbins's pre-war family life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Hawaii during World War II; and her post-war career in computers.

      Early topics focus...
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Jane Helms Vance, 2015

    • 2015-04-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Jane Helms Vance and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Vance recalls fond memories of her time spent at Woman's College, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the computer and...
    • WV0581 Jane Helms Vance Papers
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • [Frances M. Hobbins and Dorion Tam, 1997]

    • 1997
    • Frances M. Hobbins poses with Dorion Tam, the man she "Freed to Fight," in Honolulu for the National WAVES Convention in 1997.
    • WV0054 Frances M. Hobbins Papers
    • [Mary McLeod Rogers at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary McLeod Rogers poses in front of Barracks 3 at Henderson Hall, in Arlington, Virginia, in 1945. She wears the Marines white short-sleeved summer uniform and spruce green bell-crown hat with gloves.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary McLeod Rogers in Marines white short-sleeved summer uniform and spruce green bell-crown hat, taken in 1945.
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers
    • [Women Marines platoon, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of the "simple six," members of Mary McLeod Roger's boot camp platoon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in spring of 1944. Marines (seated left to right) Frances Stir, Mary McLeod, Jeanne Sincerbeaux, Rosemary Keeleher, Marcia Moore, and...
    • WV0134 Mary McLeod Rogers Papers

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