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    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • [Gretchen Davis, circa 1975]

    • 1975
    • Portrait of Gretchen Davis in Army dark dress uniform with beret, circa 1975.
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • [Gretchen Davis, circa 1975]

    • 1974
    • Portrait of Gretchen Davis in Army mint green uniform and black beret, 1974.
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Coralee Burson Davis, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Full-length portrait of Coralee Burson Davis in the Coast Guard SPAR blue enlisted service dress uniform, garrison cap, and handbag, taken in 1944.
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • [Cast of "Tars and Spars" movie, 1945]

    • 1945
    • The cast of the Columbia Pictures film version of "Tars and Spars" poses for a publicity photo in 1945. Actor Sid Ceaser is center; Coralee Burson Davis, one of a few SPARS from the traveling show cast in the movie, is in the last row, second from...
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nina M. Greenlee, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • Primarily documents Nina M. Greenlee's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1920s; her service in the United States and Italy with the Women's Army...
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dot" Post Hoover's early life and service with the WASP.

      Pre-service topics include Hoover's aspirations to become a writer and a pilot; admiration of Charles Lindbergh; attending the Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby at Camp Davis, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lucy Slade Libby stands outside hospital buildings at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1942. She wears the ANC blue wool overcoat and matching garrison cap.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Edna Andrews Weston in Navy Nurse Corps uniform and first pattern blue service hat, 1944.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Edna Andrews Weston, circa 1944, stands outside wearing the Navy Nurse Corps navy blue uniform and 1944 service hat with white top, and holding gloves.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • Edna Andrews Weston on vacation in June 1945, wearing the Navy Nurse Corps white dress uniform and 1944 service hat with white top, holding a purse in gloved hands somewhere outdoors.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Edna Andrews Weston, in her Navy Nurse Corps white blouse and skirt, stands next a white building and models her NNC dark blue cape with velvet collar, circa 1945.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston at Naval Hospital Unit, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Edna Andrews Weston in her Navy Nurse Corps black dress uniform stands in front of the sign for the the U.S. Naval Hospital Unit 2, probably at San Diego, California, in 1945.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [A couple cut their wedding cake, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A couple who has just been married cut their wedding cake while the servicemen and women in attendance look on, taken at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1944. Lucy Slade Libby (right, in white ARC uniform with nurses' cap) served as the bride's...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in ANC cape, NC, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses in front of a building at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1942. She wears the ANC blue wool cape with her Duke University nurses dress and cap.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in hospital uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1943. She wears a white hospital uniform and cap, possibly her Duke University nursing school uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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