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    • Oral history interview with Blanche Woolard Haggard, 1999

    • 1999-02-18
    • Primarily documents Blanche Woolard Haggard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Wedding of Blanche Woolard and Bill Haggard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Blanche and Bill Haggard walked down the aisle at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station Chapel, Florida, following their wedding ceremony in 1944. Blanche wears her white summer dress uniform and officers' combination hat and carries a small bouquet....
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Blanche Woolard Haggard in snow, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Blanche Woolard Haggard stands in the snow in front of a country store in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she was sent for officer candidate school in January 1943. She is wearing her WAVES winter uniform including her officer overcoat, hat, and...
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [WAVES navy blue garrison cap, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES navy blue garrison cap, authorized for wear by enlisted women and officers in January 1945. Worn by Blanche W. Haggard in 1945.
    • WV0040 Blanche Woolard Haggard Papers
    • [Blanche Berrier Brinkley with James Smith 1943]

    • 1943
    • Blanche Berrier Brinkley and James Smith pose together in front of a vehicle in 1943. Brinkley wears the Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform and service cap with navy blue cover.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • [Blanche Berrier Brinkley outside building, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Blanche Berrier Brinkley, in Navy Nurse Corps blue uniform with garrison hat, poses outside a wooden building in 1943. Several bicycles are parked on the porch.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • [Blanche Holt Gwyn]

    • 1943
    • Formal Potrait of Blanche Holt Gwyn
    • WV0031 Blanche Holt Gwyn Papers
    • [Navy nurse heads for the shower, Japan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A navy nurse wearing a head wrap, possibly Blanche Berrier Brinkley, walks down a dirt path toward the shower facility at a post in Okinawa, Japan, circa 1944.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • [Army Hostess truck, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of a Library Headquarters truck, circa 1945. The side of the truck reads,"Special Services...Army Hostess, Library Headquarters." The Army Hostess and Librarian Service half-moon symbol is on the side of the truck.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • [USS Consolation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photograph of the U.S. Navy hospital ship U.S.S. Consolation, circa 1943.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • Oral history interview with Aimee Nott Moore and Vera Rackley Jenkins, 1999

    • 1999-05-14
    • Primarily documents the experiences of Aimee Moore and Vera Jenkins at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); their service as army dietitians during World War II; and their...
    • WV0076 Vera Rackley Jenkins Oral History
    • Blanche Sheaffer papers

    • 1943-1945
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0285 Blanche Sheaffer Papers

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