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    • Oral History interview with Teressa Jenkins Lawrence, 2015

    • 2015-3-6
    • Primarily documents Teressa Jenkins Lawrence's service with the United States Army.

      Lawrence recalls growing up with feelings of insecurity during the time of the Civil Rights Movement, and the strain she felt between herself and her white...
    • WV0577 Teressa Jenkins Lawrence Papers
    • Oral history interview with Annie Pozyck, 2005

    • 2005-07-20
    • Primarily documents Annie Pozyck's career as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during WWII."

      Pozyck briefly describes her childhood during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, work as a nurse's assistant, ...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Helene Lawrence walking on sidewalk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence, in the SPAR officer's dress blue uniform and handbag, walks on a sidewalk. Behind her walks a sailor. A note by Lawrence on the back of the photo reads:"Here's the gal who admires you--loves and such--so get rid of the Japs and...
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • [SPARs aboard a boat, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Helene Lawrence (left), a male Coast Guard officer, and two fellow SPARs are pictured at the helm of a small boat flying a variant of the U.S. Coast Guard Ensign flag, circa 1945. The Coast Guard personnel are identified as Gans, Nuess, and Garus.
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • [SPAR cadets drill, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Coast Guard SPARs, in a formation of 3 lines, march in unison during drills at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Helene Lawrence appears to be front left. The caption on the back reads:"Marching with the same precision as...
    • WV0457 Helene Lawrence Papers, 1939-1965
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-13
    • The ship Pozcyk is aboard has just crossed the equator, and the crew put together an equatorial initiation ceremony. Pozcyk is enjoying the on-ship food, attending church, and has purchased a Valentine's Day card for her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozcyk to her  parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-19
    • Pozyck tells how she passes time aboard ship, including playing Bridge and writing letters. She lists meal times, and reminisces about time spent with her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozcyk to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Pozyck, who is aboard ship, has received her family's letters and a newspaper clipping they sent. She informs them she is doing well and attending church.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-25
    • Pozyck, aboard ship somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, is enjoying herself and recently watched the movie "Ball of Fire." She believes her husband is currently involved in a military action with the US Ninth Army on the western front.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her  parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Pozyck has recovered from her seasickness, feels that she is turning into a decent sailor, and enjoys her shipboard accommodations. She tells her parents about her husband's promotion and address change.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945  ]

    • 1945-01-28
    • Pozyck writes that she is doing fine and learning a lot about playing Bridge. Pozyck tells her parents how to care for processions that she left behind and about her increased allotment check.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-31
    • Pozyck describes her recent birthday celebration, in which the ship's crew and fellow army nurses sung her happy birthday and gave her gifts and a birthday cake.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945 ]

    • 1945-02-02
    • Pozyck has landed on an island in the Philippines and is stationed at the 133rd General Hospital until another hospital is completed." She describes living in a tent camp in thick mud, washing herself and her clothes using only her helmet, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-06
    • Pozyck has just taken her first shower since arriving in the Philippines. She is eating coconut and reading letters from home, and hopes to send home pictures.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • Pozyck has been transferred to a new location in the Philippines and has visited her former commander, Colonel Arn. She reminds her parents not to send gifts.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers

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