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  • Veteran's biography: Butler
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    • Oral history interview with Frances Butler

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Frances Butler's family, education at Woman's College, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII, and life as a Sister of Notre Dame."

      Butler gives a brief overview of her...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Butler family portrait, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • The E. George Butler family poses for a portrait in their home in Savannah, Georgia, during Thanksgiving weekend of 1946. In the back row are: Ellen Butler, Red Cross; Josephine Butler, Julia Butler, and Frances Butler, WAVES. In the front row are:...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Butler sisters at ship christening, 1943]

    • 1943-11-30
    • Frances Butler's sisters, Julia Butler and Josephine Butler, pose at the christening of the Liberty ship SSEdwin L. Godkin on 30 November 1943. The Butler sisters worked at the Savannah Ship Building Company prior to joining the WAVES, and ...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • Oral History interview with Janice Butler Ryckeley, 2015

    • 7/26/2015
    • Primarily documents the life of Janice Butler Ryckeley and her service with the United States Air Force Nurse Corps.

      Ryckeley recalls the expanded nursing education she received through providing health care to people in various countries,...
    • WV0589 Janice Butler Ryckeley Collection
    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Comins Mitchell, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • Documents Jean Comins Mitchell's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); interning at Walter Reed Army Hospital; the various army hospitals she was stationed at during...
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Claudia Butler Geniton, 2011

    • 2011-03-25
    • Claudia Butler Geniton speaks of her early life and military service (both active duty and reservist duty).

      Geniton notes her duties in both the Vietnam War and Gulf War and the time between. She mentions diverse duties and training, such as...
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • [Army dietitians at Deshon Army Hosptial, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12
    • Three army dietitians at Deshon Army Hospital in Butler, Pennsylvania, sit in the cafeteria. The women, who wear the army nurse brown and white seersucker uniform, are posed in front of a Christmas tree and large fruit basket.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • [Claudia Geniton at mess hall entrance, 1972]

    • 1972
    • Claudia Geniton stands at the entrance to the mess hall at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1972. She wears the U.S. Army dress uniform and garrison cap.
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • [Jean Comins Mitchell in uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Medical Corps member Jean Comins Mitchell stands in front of her parent's home in Bluefield, West Virginia, while on leave, circa. She wears an olive drab dietitian uniform.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • [WACs in training at Fort Meade, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Four WACs in work attire pose by the stairs of a building at the basic training facility, Fort Meade, Maryland, in 1943.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers

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