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  • Veteran's biography: Helen
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    • Oral history interview with Helen Black, 2002

    • 2002-01-23
    • Primarily documents Helen Dorothy Doyle Black's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1946.


      Black briefly discusses her early life, her father and uncle's service as seamen in WWI,...
    • WV0270 Helen Doyle Black Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Shoobridge, 2004

    • 2004-12
    • Helen Shoobridge tells of her early life in Greensboro, North Carolina, her wartime service in the United States Women's Army Corps [WAC], and her later life as an American civilian living overseas."

      Shoobridge primarily tells of her...
    • WV0473 Helen Shoobridge Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Letter from Helen Bolling Potts to Mary Channing Coleman, 1944]

    • 1944-09-18
    • Letter written by recent graduate Helen Bolling (Potts) to her former professor Mary Channing Coleman on 18 September 1944. This letter discusses the difficulties that the Red Cross Clubmobile or "donut wagon" women faced while serving in France...
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green hat, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green bell-crown hat with Marine Corps anchor and globe emblem in the center, red cord with tassels attached by embossed buttons, and tapered back. Worn with forest green winter uniform. This hat worn by Helen...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women`s Reserve herringbone garrison cap, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve twill herringbone garrison cap with globe and anchor insignia on left front flap. Worn with green work uniform. This hat worn by Helen Boileau Hester from 1943 to 1946.
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marine Corps Women's Reserve forest green winter uniform, 1943. Blouse has two welted bodice pockets, two side pockets without flaps, three bronzed buttons embossed with the Marine Corps emblem, shoulder straps, and Marine Corps lapel insignia....
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [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
    • [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
    • [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
    • [Helen Weant fording a stream, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Helen Weant (center) fords a stream, circa 1943. Two other army nurses can be seen in the background. All three women wear field work uniforms and helmets.
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers

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