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    • Oral history interview with Carol Nachtrab, 2008

    • 2008-02-26
    • Documents Carol Nachtrab's service in the Army Nurse Corps during the Vietnam War.

      Nachtrab briefly discusses her education and nurses' training, including being removed from the Toledo Hospital program. She briefly talks about her...
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carol Alban Johnson, 2008

    • 2008-05-01
    • Carol A. Johnson primarily discusses her service in the Women's Army Corps from 1964 to 1968, especially in Col. Mildred Bailey's information unit and in the office of Secretary of the Army Stanley Resor.

      Johnson briefly describes her...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton, 2015

    • 2015-07-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton and her service with the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service).

      Personal topics include experiencing sexual harassment during basic training,...
    • WV0588 Jerry Rita Jolliff Brunton Oral History
    • [Portrait of Virginia Miller, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Portrait of WAC Virginia Miller in olive drab winter uniform with Army Air Force patch on left sleeve and a Hobby hat, taken in 1942.
    • WV0208 Virginia Miller Papers
    • [Virginia Miller in mountains, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAC Virginia Miller poses outdoors with mountains in the background in 1944. She wears a garrison cap and overcoat.
    • WV0208 Virginia Miller Papers
    • Oral History interview with Earlene Denise Green English, 2015

    • 2015-11-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Earlene Denise Green English and her service with the United States Army and United States Army Reserve.

      English recalls the exceptional discipline and the survival and defensive skills she learned while in...
    • WV0597 Earlene Denise Green English
    • Oral History interview with Deanna Secore Magee

    • 2016-04-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Deanna Secore Magee and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Magee recalls often times being the lone female in her platoon, and having to work as hard as the males to prove herself and gain...
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1910-era costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Two WACs, including Carol Alban Johnson (right), dress in period clothing from 1910 for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Participants in the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, including winner Carol Alban Johnson (front row, center), pose for a group portrait.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces finalists, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966, Carol Alban Johnson of the U.S. Army, is surrounded by the pageant's runners up from (left to right) the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs around globe, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Five WACs--(l to r:) Pat Rice, Linda Gundy, WAC Director Colonel Mildred Bailey, Carol Alban Johnson, and Barb DePue--stand around a large globe in a promotional photo for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967. The women all wear the WAC olive green...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1830s costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WAC Director Mildred Bailey and Linda Gundy pose for a 1967 "Star Spangled Pageant" publicity photo wearing 1830s-style dresses. Colonel Bailey (left), in the day attire, and Gundy, in evening wear, pose in front of a backdrop depicting a man...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in Civil War dress, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WACs Pat Rice (seated, in evening wear) and Linda Gundy (in day attire with parasol) pose for a photo wearing Civil War-era dresses and standing in front of backdrop of horseman. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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