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  • Veteran's biography: Park
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    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Oral history interview with Alice Park Fairbrother, 2008

    • 2008-04-01
    • Primarily documents Alice Fairbrother's service in the U.S. Army as a physical therapist from 1965 to 1968, and her experiences as an army wife during the Vietnam War.

      Alice Fairbrother tells of her early life in Raleigh and her education...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Jane DeWan, 1999

    • 1999-01-28
    • Documents Mary Jane DeWan's pre-war nurse's training; her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945; and her life and career following World War II.

      DeWan briefly discusses her nursing training before...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in dress blues, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat, gloves, and purse, circa 1966. Her sleeve insignia bears the rank of 2nd lieutenant. On the back of the photo, she notes that the uniform cost $132.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother at graduation from PT school, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat and gloves at her graduation from physical therapist school at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on July 8, 1966. Her uniform bears the...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother receives plaque, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother is presented the Association of the United States Army Plaque as honor graduate of her Physical Therapist class at their graduation on July 8, 1966. Presenting the award is Colonel Emma E. Vogel (Ret." and looking on is...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assisting an injured serviceman, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty uniform and cap, assists Sergeant John Cordova, who wears a leg brace, with his crutches during physical therapy at Womack Army Hospital in North Carolina on April 5, 1967.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assists amputee veteran, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother assists Private John E. Marshall with physical therapy for his transtibial amputation in Womak Army Hospital at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on April 5, 1967. Fairbrother wears the her Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother and Jean C. Ried study anatomy, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps (AMSC) green cord uniform, and Jean C. Ried, in AMSC dress uniform, study anatomy in the Physical Therapy Library of the Medical Field Service School at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother using an electrical stimulator, 1965]

    • 1965-10-28
    • Alice H. Park Fairbrother practices using an electrical stimulator on Jean C. Reid in Physical Therapy Lab at the Medical Field Service School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on October 28, 1965.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • [Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with brother and cousin in New Guinea, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Nurse Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with her brother (right), a member of the U.S. Navy, and her cousin Don Lozer (left), stand outside the nurses quarters in New Guinea, ca. 1944. She is wearing the brown and white striped seersucker field hospital...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [10th Station Hospital Nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mary Jane V. DeWan, first row on the left, and the 10th Station Hospital nurses at Oro Bay or Finschhafen, New Guinea, in 1944. The group is likely wearing the tropical shirtwaist and pants.
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers

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