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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • 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
    • [Plane crash wreckage, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of the wreckage of the plane crash Virginia Russell Reavis was in, circa 1943. She survived and received a commendation.
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Oral history interview with Veronica Eustice, 2003

    • 2003-02-08
    • Documents Veronica Dabrowski Eustice's early life and nursing education in Brooklyn, New York; her military service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Eustice describes her family and their...
    • WV0274 Veronica Eustice Papers
    • [Russell and Veronica Eustice, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Portrait of Russell and Veronica Dabrowski Eustice, both in army uniforms, taken in Germany in 1946. Veronica wears the ANC European Theatre (ETO) short-waist "Ike" battle jacket, drab "pink" skirt, and garrison cap.
    • WV0274 Veronica Eustice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Laura Gibson, 2005

    • 2005-08-19
    • Primarily details Laura Avis Gibson's service with the Coast Guard during World War II, in addition to her youth on a farm and her work at Burlington Industries.

      Gibson briefly recalls her childhood on a farm in Randolph County and then...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken in 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and service hat with white cover.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson in the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap and white gloves, taken in 1945.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken while she was stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in November of 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Three SPARs pose against backdrop, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • Laura Avis "Gibby" Gibson (top)"Ruthie" Groening (left), and Verda "Verdie" Smith (right) pose in a car at a photo studio in New York City in February of 1945. All the women wear the SPARs winter overcoat with matching garrison cap. All three have...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Four SPARs on a street in Washington, D.C., 1945]

    • 1945-06
    • Laura Avis Gibson (right, in white service dress uniform) poses on a sidewalk with three fellow SPARs in downtown Washington, D.C., in June 1945. Also pictured are Ruth Groening (left) and Avis' sister Mary Gibson (second from right). The three...
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Headshot of W.A.A.C. officer Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House, 7th from left, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [W.A.A.C. Officer Training Class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Group photograph of W.A.A.C. (Woman's Army Auxilary Corps) Officer Training Class, 6th Company, 1st Regiment, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942. Roberta Wooddell House, 5th row from front, 8th from left.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House stands at a microphone in front of the Williams Field Orchestra, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House, center, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Formal portrait of Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942. She wears a W.A.A.C. officer uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946

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