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  • Veteran's biography: Guam
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    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nicollette P. Martinez, 2002

    • 2002-03-06
    • Interview primarily documents Nicolette Martinez's service in the U.S. Navy from 1990-1994.

      Martinez discusses joining the military to pay for college, her reasons for choosing the navy, and her deferred enlistment. She provides details of...
    • WV0251 Nicolette Petrone Martinez Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby and serviceman in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses with an unidentified serviceman at the 204th General Hospital in Guam in fall of 1945. She wears an ANC olive drab skirt, garrison cap, and khaki shirt.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nurses quarters in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A row of temporary buildings that served as the nurses quarters of the 204th General Hospital in Guam, as seen in December 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Mary Elizabeth Partridge receives award, 1968]

    • 1968-06-30
    • Mary "Pat" Partridge receives a pin honoring her twenty-five years of service in the American Red Cross on 30 July 1968 at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Servicemen and women in line at a buffet, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A line of servicemen and women get food from a buffet while attending a dance in Guam in late 1945. Army nurse Lucy Slade Libby may be second from the right.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby at nurse quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses on the steps of Esther N. Henderson's nurse quarters of the 204th General Hospital, Guam, in fall 1945. She wears an ANC olive drab skirt, garrison cap, and khaki shirt.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby on hilltop, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby, in the ANC khaki shirt, dark olive drab summer slacks, and a head wrap, stands with her hands on her hips on a hilltop in Guam in late 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby 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
    • [Maggie V. McPherson at typewriter, circa 1946]

    • 1945
    • Maggie V. McPherson, seated at a desk, feeds paper into a typewriter, circa 1946. She wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with four service stripes for four years of service.
    • WV0123 Maggie V. McPherson Papers, 1942-1976
    • [Nicolette Petrone Martinez, circa 1992]

    • 1992
    • Nicolette Petrone Martinez, in U.S. Navy summer white uniform, poses outside a building, circa 1992.
    • WV0251 Nicolette Petrone Martinez Papers
    • [Mary Elizabeth Patridge, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Mary "Pat" Partridge wearing an American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniform and overseas cap.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Pat Partridge in ARC uniform, ca. 1945]

    • 1947
    • Photograph of Mary "Pat" Partridge seated in a chair, wearing an American Red Cross hospital worker's uniform. The photo was likely taken at Camp Hood, Texas.
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [American Red Cross workers at Ft. Bliss, 1952]

    • 1952-01-14
    • Members of the American Red Cross pose for a group photograph at William Beaumont Army Hospital, Fort Bliss, Texas, on 14 January 1952. They are dressed in American Red Cross Military Welfare Corps winter uniforms. Mary "Pat" Partridge appears to...
    • WV0310 Mary "Pat" Elizabeth Partridge Papers, 1935 - 1972
    • [Reunion of Duke graduates in Saipan, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Five graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing and two Duke Medical School alumni gather for a reunion around a table in Saipan in August 1945. Pictured from left to right are: Dorothy Sheldon, Lucy Slade, Cabell Young Jr., Marion Meeks,...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Six nurses of the 176th station hospital in Saipan, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Supervisor Lucy Slade Libby (back row, right) poses with five fellow workers from the 176th station hospital in Saipan, including the Red Cross director (front left). Army nurses, pictured in the ANC brown and white seersucker work uniform, include...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby 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 orders a drink at a bar, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses while ordering a drink at a bar in Saipan, circa 1945. She wears the ANC olive drab skirt, light olive (pink) shirt, and garrison cap. A note with the photo reads, "Officers had a quota of alcohol which they bought. Since I...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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