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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral History interview with Sandra Van Neel Ross, 2015

    • 2015-04-29
    • Primarily documents the life of Sandra Van Neel Ross and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Ross describes her introduction to cardiac monitoring, a new concept at the time, her interest in neurosurgery, and the continued...
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Christmas Day in Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968-12-25
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross assists a girl who has just had a tumor removed, Christmas Day, 1968, Vietnam.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Baylor University Graduation, 1982]

    • 1982
    • Group photograph of 1982 Baylor University Graduates. Sandra Van Neel Ross is 3rd row, second from right.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Thanksgiving in Vietnam]

    • Undated
    • Thanksgiving meal in Vietnam. Sandra Van Neel Ross is seated, far right.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross poses during basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1966.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Field exercise participants, 1980]

    • 1980-10
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross, far right, poses with friends during a field exercise at Fort Bragg in October, 1980.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Captain Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1971-1974]

    • 1971-1974
    • Magazine clipping showing Captain Sandra Van Neel Ross feed a baby in an isolation incubator, 1971-1975.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Head Nurse Workshop, 1968]

    • 1968-05
    • Participants of the Head Nurse Workshop in Landstuhl, Germany, May, 1968. Sandra Van Neel Ross is standing, fifth from left.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Virginia Van Dongen, 1944]

    • 1943
    • Virginia Van Dongen in dress blue uniform outside her mother's home, immediately following her enlistment with the SPARs in summer of 1943.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marjory Johnson, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Marjory W. Johnson's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina and at Walter Reed Medical Center in the early 1940s, her experiences in Europe with the army during World War II, and her post-war...
    • WV0111 Marjory Johnson Papers
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents discussing daily life in the service. She describes her relations with the other women she works with as well as the fit of her uniform.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945

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