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    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • [Reunion of Duke graduates in Saipan, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Five graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing and two Duke Medical School alumni gather for a reunion around a table in Saipan in August 1945. Pictured from left to right are: Dorothy Sheldon, Lucy Slade, Cabell Young Jr., Marion Meeks,...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Six nurses of the 176th station hospital in Saipan, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Supervisor Lucy Slade Libby (back row, right) poses with five fellow workers from the 176th station hospital in Saipan, including the Red Cross director (front left). Army nurses, pictured in the ANC brown and white seersucker work uniform, include...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby washes her hair in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ludy Slade Libby washes her hair outside her quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in fall 1944. On a ledge in front of her is a helmet filled with water.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses in Saipan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three ANC nurses pose outside their quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in 1944. The woman on the left wears a civilian bikini; the nurse in the center wears the ANC summer work uniform with turban-style head wrap; and the nurse on the...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby and Korean patients, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby (second from right, back row) poses with two other ANC nurses and four of their patients at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October of 1944. The 369th treated Koreans who had been taken prisoner by the Japanese and forced...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [369th Station Hospital, Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • A servicewoman walks past two temporary structures, one serving as the Personnel Section for the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan, in fall 1944. The road that runs past the structure is muddy due to rainy season precipitation.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three nurses at plane wreckage in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (right), and an unidentified ANC nurse stand on the wing of a bombed Japanese plane in Saipan," Mariana Islands, in September of 1944. All three women wear the ANC summer work uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and friends, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, far left, with friends before a dance, Saipan, 1946. Back of photo reads: Saipan 46, J Grushinski, H Harper, M Alter, F. [illegible], J Rand, [illegible] before dance.
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby orders a drink at a bar, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses while ordering a drink at a bar in Saipan, circa 1945. She wears the ANC olive drab skirt, light olive (pink) shirt, and garrison cap. A note with the photo reads, "Officers had a quota of alcohol which they bought. Since I...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Two nurses at water supply tank, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a fellow ANC nurse, both wearing summer work uniforms with turban-style head wraps, retrieve water from the supply tank at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October 1944. Behind the women is a tent filled with cots.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nurses and servicemen at officer's club, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (center), and an unidentified ANC nurse are seated in front three servicemen at an officer's club in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby wears the ANC beige off-duty dress and Sheldon wears the ANC olive drab off-duty...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in jeep, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby sits in a jeep with her cousin, Pemberton Slade, at the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. To the right is the nurses quarters, and in the background is the hospital.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, second from right, serving girls at a beach party, Saipan, 1946.
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers

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