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    • Oral History interview with Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin

    • 2016-03-21
    • Primarily documents the life of Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin and her service with the United States Air Force.

      MacSeόin recalls her childhood as a military dependent, and the effect that moving so often throughout her childhood had on her....
    • WV0605 Bridgid Kathleen MacSeόin Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Galster Layton Starkey

    • 2016-06-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Galster Layton Starkey and her service with the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

      Starkey recalls her desire to prove herself to her family by completing U.S. Army Airborne School, and the...
    • WV0614 Mary Galster Layton Starkey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral History interview with Marcia Jones Snow, 2015

    • 2015-12-15
    • Primarily documents the life of Marica Jones Snow and her service with the United States Army Medical Specialist Corps and the U.S. Army Reserve.
      Snow recalls feeling isolated and not part of her unit in Vietnam, as well as her belief that the...
    • WV0600 Marcia Jones Snow Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz 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 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore, 2015

    • 2015-11-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Theressa Jeanne Fillmore and her service with the United States Army.

      Fillmore recalls the various cross-training that she completed during her thirty-one years in the army, the gratification she received from...
    • WV0599 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral History interview with Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • [Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943, in an Army Nurse Corps service uniform with air forces shoulder patch and a garrison cap.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Evacuation crew in Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • An air evacuation crew removes a wounded soldier from a plane in Guadalcanal in 1944. Helen Weant may be the nurse pictured.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four flight nurses from the 801st evacuation squadron pose together in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Red Cross club at Russell Island, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Helen Hunter Weant (far left), Bob Weant (second from left), and two friends enjoy donuts and coffee at the American Red Cross hut on Russell Island, Australia, in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Flight nurses and officers at Guadalcanal, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Helen Hunter Weant (second from right) and a fellow flight nurse are seated around a table with male army officers after a meal in Guadalcanal in 1944.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [801st flight nurses, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six flight nurses from the 801st medical air evacuation transport squadron pose in an open airplane bay, circa 1944. All are wearing flight uniform coveralls. Pictured (clockwise from top-right) are: Terry Terrance, Loretta Ruggerio, Helen Hunter...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant poses at the stairs to a building, circa 1943. She wears an Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dress, matching garrison cap, and handbag.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant poses at the stairs to a building, circa 1943. She wears an Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dress, matching service cap, and handbag.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Army nurses at Sioux Falls, 1942]

    • 1942-11
    • Helen Weant (second from right) and three fellow ANC nurses pose outside a building at Sioux Falls Army Base in November 1942. Weant and the nurse on the far left wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab off-duty dresses, the nurse on the far right wears...
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • [Helen Weant and nurses in Florica, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • Helen Weant (far left) poses with three fellow nurses in front of a palm tree in Dunnellon, Florida, in September 1943. All four women wear Army Nurse Corps olive-drab service uniforms.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers

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