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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • Oral history interview with Margaret W. Reeve, 1999

    • 1999-01-22
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peggy" W. Reeve's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1945 and her career as a secretary.

      Reeve discusses her decision to join the WAC in the spring of 1944, including her failure to meet...
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • [Margaret Reeve with two WACs, 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • Margaret Reeve, center, is pictured with two other WACs dressed in olive drab winter uniform and Hobby hat at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • WACs at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, gather for mail call in April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • [WAC on a wash day, April 1944]

    • 1944-04
    • Helena Seymbroski(" stands in front of a clothesline holding a box of Rinso detergent on wash day at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, April 1944.
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • [Lillian M. Pimlott at Hale Luana, Hawaii, 1946.]

    • 1946-04-21
    • Lillian M. Pimlott stands on the steps of a cabin at Hale Luana, Hawaii, on 21 April 1946. She wears the WAVES gray and white seersucker working uniform with a garrison cap.
    • WV0219 Lillian M. Pimlott Papers, 1937-1968
    • [Lillian M. Pimlott and friends under thatched hut, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lillian M. Pimlott (on right) stands underneath a thatched-roof open-air structure with a fellow WAVE and a serviceman in Hawaii, circa 1946. The WAVES are in the gray and white seersucker working uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0219 Lillian M. Pimlott Papers, 1937-1968
    • [Portrait of Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote, circa 1977. She wears the army green service uniform with lieutenant colonel oak leaf pin on the shoulder boards, military police lapel pin, and Vietnam shoulder sleeve patch. On her right jacket...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote, circa 1976, in the army green pantsuit uniform. She wears the general staff branch insignia on her lapel and the U.S. Army Command shoulder sleeve patch.
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote and Melodie Esposito, circa 1972]

    • 1971
    • Major Evelyn "Pat" Foote (left) shakes hands with Drill Sergeant Melodie Esposito in front of an American flag, circa 1971. Both women wear olive green fatigues; Foote wears the Vietnam patch on her sleeve. The "Oath of Enlistment" is tucked under...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote speaks while seated on a couch, circa 1976. She wears the army green pantsuit uniform with the general staff branch insignia on her lapel and the U.S. Army Command shoulder sleeve patch. Another woman in uniform can be seen in...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote receives award, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote is handed an award, possibly an oak leaf cluster for her Army Commendation Medal, by Major General Cal Benedict, circa 1976. Foote wears the army green service uniform with lieutenant colonel insignia and U.S....
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Jimmy Carter with WAC personnel, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • Four female army personnel, (l to r) Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn Patricia Foote, Staff Sergeant Hammack, WAC director Brigadier General Mildred Inez Bailey, 2nd Lieutenant Grisdale, and Specialist White, stand around President Jimmy Carter's desk as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote cutting a cake, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote cuts a cake that reads "Women's Army Corps," with Sergeant First Class Sue Horne, circa 1978. Horne (left) wears the army green cord uniform. Foote (right) wears the army green service uniform with the ribbon for the meritorious...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Pat Foote with four WACs, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote speaks with four fellow servicewomen, circa 1976. She wears the army green service uniform with US Army, Vietnam shoulder sleeve insignia and Army General Service Identification Badge.
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Lt. Elizabeth Ray saluting child, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lt. Elizabeth Ray crouches and returns the salute of a little girl she befriended at a base in Bari, Italy, in 1944. The girl wears a garrison cap and a shirt with army patches, while Ray is in WAC service dress.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [WAC troop review, Bari, Italy, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs march in formation four wide during troop review in Bari, Italy, in 1944. Lt. Elizabeth Ray is seen at bottom in command.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers

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