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    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ward McCaffrey, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Ward McCaffrey and her time in the United States Navy.

      McCaffrey discusses her childhood and growing up in the Boston, Massachusetts area, the multiple military members in her family, and her decision to...
    • WV0555 Mary Ward McCaffrey Papers
    • [Wedding of Phyllis H. and Bill Snyder, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Wedding photo of Phyllis Hinton Snyder and Bill Snyder in November 1944. Every pictured in the wedding party is a Marine, including the bride and groom.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • [Aviation mechanics class at Norman, O.K., 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group photo of Mechanics Class 51, the first class of Women Marines to complete aviation mechanics school at Norman, Oklahoma," on 13 November 1943.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • [Women Mairnes learn airplane wheel assembly, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Three Marine Corps Women's Reserves, including Phyllis H. Snyder (2nd from left), work on airplane wheel assembly at Norman, Oklahoma, while a male sailor looks on, circa 1943. The Women Marines wear green work trousers and shirts.
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Medical Service Training Unit and plane, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • The 12 members of the Medical Service Training Unit of the Emergency Medical Service Training School at Guiyang (formerly Kweiyang) prepare to be flown to India. The unit stands in front of an airplane at Kunming Airfield, China, on Christmas Day...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo looks down at an object in her hand outside Kunming, China, shortly after she was commissioned in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in July 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside dormitory, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in uniform, sits against a rail outside her dormitory at the Chinese Medical Relief Corps and Emergency Medical Training School in Guiyang, China, in the summer or fall of 1942.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Nurses at Camp Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) sits with Micky (left) and Pyhllis Rogers (right) at Camp Ramgarh, India, where all three were stationed at the US Army's 22nd Field Hospital in June 1943
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside clinic, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo stands in front of a clinic for Chinese soldiers at the Infantry Training Center operated by the U.S. Army outside Kunming, China, in late 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Staff in tent at Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) and Chinese Army Capt. Sze (right) read a Chinese-English conversation text for U.S. Army Lt. Marrie (left) in their tent facility at Ramgarh, India, in spring of 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo on plane, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo faces backwards as passenger in a B-25 airplane enroute to Calcutta in August 1944. The cockpit is clearly visible behind her, with Capt. James Jackson, U.S. Army Air Force, piloting.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers

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