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    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Oral History interview with Jeri I. Graham

    • 2016-11-12
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeri I. Graham and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Graham recalls the educational ambitions she felt from an early age, her aspiration to become an expert in Obstetrics and Gynecological...
    • WV0628 Jeri I. Graham Oral History
    • [Portrait of two WACs, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Portrait of Ellen Brown Steel (left) and a fellow WAC staff sergeant, circa 1950. Both women wear the olive drab uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Ellen Brown Steel and fellow WACs, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Ellen Brown Steel (left) poses outdoors with four fellow WACs wearing two versions of the taupe "Hattie Carnegie" service uniform with garrison caps circa 1952.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Ellen Brown Steel in front of personnel chart, 1952]

    • 1952-08
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right, holding clipboard) and a fellow WAC stand in front of a board with an organizational chart listing platoon members in August of 1952. Both women wear the WAC short-sleeve summer beige-taupe dress.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Ellen Brown Steel in a field, 1962]

    • 1962
    • Ellen Brown Steel poses outdoors in a field in 1962. She is probably wearing the WAC green and white cord striped summer uniform.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Ellen Brown Steel at her retirement ceremony, 1969]

    • 1969-07-28
    • Ellen Brown Steel (right) shakes hands with Colonel Elizabeth P. Hoisington, the director of the WAC, at Steel's retirement ceremony on 28 July 1969. Both women wear dress blue uniforms.
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Second lieutenant Caroline Morrison Garrett is pictured in front of brick building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. She is wearing a white Army Nurse Corps (ANC) cap, an ANC striped seersucker hospital...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Paraplegic Santa at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Patients of Ward 2B enjoy a Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Four patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital enjoy a Christmas dinner in 1945. The table is set with fruit centerpieces, candles, plates, silverware, and large cups. Christmas cards, and paper Christmas trees. Hospital exercise beds can be...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Student dietitians at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Student dietitians with Lieutenant Childress (front right, in ANC overcoat and garrison cap) pose on the steps of a building at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., in 1944. The students in the picture are wearing a mixture of Army...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Student dietitians at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Student dietitians pose on the steps of a building at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington, D.C., in 1944. The students in the picture are wearing a mixture of Army Nurse Corps (ANC) dress and work uniforms.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Marie Lanou and Eileen Welch at Walter Reed General Hospital, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Marie Lanou and Eileen Welch stand outside of the nurses' quarters at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington D.C., in 1945. Both women are wearing civilian clothing. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"Nurses Quarters- our rooms in...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison and Eileen Welch shop in San Antonio, Texas, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison (left) and Eileen Welch (right) shop in San Antonio, Texas, while stationed at Fort Sam Houston in 1945. Both women are wearing Army Nurse Corps (ANC) olive drab service uniforms and caps. Morrison is carrying a purchased item,...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett at Willow Glen Convalescent Center, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Caroline Morrison Garrett and a fellow dietitian pose by a flagpole outside of the Willow Glen Convalescent Center in San Jose, California. A domed structure with ionic columns can be seen in the background.
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948

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