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    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Hydes Council, 1999

    • 1999-06-16
    • Primarily documents Jane Hydes Council's service with the United States Women's Army Corps. Council discusses her desire to join the U.S. Women's Army Corps from a young age, the progress she felt she achieved while in the service, and her...
    • WV0093 Jane Hydes Council Papers
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Oral history interview with Edith Kimsey League, 1999

    • 1999-04-08
    • Primarily documents League's experiences at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her various duty stations with the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her marriages.

      League...
    • WV0061 Edith Kimsey League Papers
    • Oral history interview with Davetter Butler Shepard, 2000

    • 2000-12-09
    • Interview primarily documents Davetter Butler Shepard's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps], during WWII, as well as her life after her service.

      Shepard briefly describes her childhood and...
    • WV0172 Davetter Shepard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marie Kevensky, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • Primarily documents Marie Kevensky's experiences in the Marines Corps Women's Reserve from 1951 to 1954 and her duties in Europe with the Department of State Foreign Service.

      Kevensky discusses her reasons for joining the Marines; physical...
    • WV0113 Marie Kevensky Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral History interview with LaDansa Hailey Ussery, 2015

    • 8/11/2015
    • Primarily documents the life of LaDansa Hailey Ussery and her service with the United States Army.

      Ussery recalls the sexual harassment she experienced during Advanced Individual Training, the gender discrimination and negativity she endured...
    • WV0593 LaDansa Hailey Ussery Papers
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • [Portrait of Marjorie Suggs Edwards, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards, circa 1944. She wears her WAC olive drab shirtwaist, khaki tie, and olive drab garrison cap.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Portrait of Marjorie Suggs Edwards, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards, circa 1944. She wears her WAC khaki summer uniform, garrison cap, and chamois scarf.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Marjorie Suggs Edwards and soldier, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and a male soldier pose after chapel at Washington and Lee University, where she attended special services school, circa 1945. She wears her WAC olive drab dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Army personnel at Washington and Lee University, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards poses with four African American male soldiers between classes at special services school at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, circa 1945. She wears her WAC olive drab dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Marjorie Suggs Edwards and Lt. Spencer, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and "nice fellow" Lieutenant Spencer stand on the steps of a building at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, where she attended special services school, circa 1945. Edwards wears her WAC olive drab winter...
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Army personnel at Washington and Lee University, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and three male African American soldiers pose on the steps of a building at Washington and Lee University between special services school classes, circa 1945. Edwards wears her WAC olive drab winter dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Marjorie Suggs Edwards and Lt. Cabelle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards and Lieutenant Cabelle read their letters after Sunday morning mail call at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, circa 1945. Edwards wears her WAC olive drab winter dress uniform.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • [Army Special Services School class, 1945]

    • 1945-02-21
    • Marjorie Suggs Edwards (2nd row, far right) and her Army Special Services School class at Washington and Lee University in February 1945.
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers

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