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    • Oral history interview with Betty Berry Godin, 1999

    • 1999-06-19
    • Interview primarily focuses on Betty Berry Godin's service as an Army Air Force Evacuation Nurse.


      Pre-service topics include Godin's nursing education and employment; being reject for a job as a flight attendant; and the death of a...
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Oral history interview with Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • [Letter from Marjorie L. Jackson to Henry, 30 May 1945]

    • 1945-03-30
    • Jackson relates to her fiance how she obtained a transfer from clerk-typist to music instructor. She includes a summary of a conversation with her classification officer and expresses deep affection for Henry.
    • WV0342 Marjorie L. Jackson Letters, 1945
    • [Betty Berry Godin and parents on graduation day, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Godin, wearing Army Nurse Corps blue model 1940 uniform, stands with her parents at her graduation from the School of Air Evacuation at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, summer 1943.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin on graduation day, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin, in Army Nurse Corps blue model 1940 uniform, on the day of her graduation from the School of Air Evacuation at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, in summer 1943.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Two army air evacuation nurses in India, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Tex (left) and another flight nurse stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron pause to speak to a soldier carrying supplies in India in 1943 or 1944. The nurse carrying gloves is wearing the blue wool Army Nurse Corps flight nurse uniform.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin carrying gas mask, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Betty Berry Godin carries her gas mask satchel while stationed in India, 1943-1944. She is wearing the Army Nurse Corps flight utility suit and hat. Behind her are two soldiers in overcoats and helmets.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Betty and Gene Godin in Tokyo, 1947]

    • 1947
    • Betty Berry and Gene Godin pose in uniform on a bridge in Tokyo, shortly after their wedding, in 1947. Berry's wears the Army Nurse Corps second pattern beige summer uniform and garrison cap with officer piping.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Earl Mountbatten in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Louis Mountbatten, Supreme Allied Commander South East Asia Theatre and later Viceroy of India, rides in a jeep with three men in uniform in India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [ANC nurse getting ready for bed, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Fellow U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse "Johnnie", in pajamas, prepares to bunk down in their barracks while stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron in Chabua, India, circa 1944. Johnnie's bunk is covered with mosquito netting, and...
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Betty Berry Godin knitting, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Betty Berry Godin sits on the floor and knits while stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron in Chabua, India, 1943-1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Mess hall crew in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army evacuation nurse Betty Berry Godin poses for a group shot with the mess hall crew outside their facilities in Chabua, India, circa 1944.
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • [Beverly Sheppe, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Formal Red Cross portrait of Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, circa 1945.
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • [Plane crash wreckage, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of the wreckage of the plane crash Virginia Russell Reavis was in, circa 1943. She survived and received a commendation.
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers

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