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    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle with gas mask bag, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle wears a gas mask in its bag while attending basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Behind her is a wire course used in live fire training.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC unit in formation at Halloran General Hospital, 1943]

    • 1943
    • An Army Nurse Corps unit stands in formation during basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. They are wearing the blue service uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle in hospital uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle, in the ANC seersucker hospital uniform, stands beside a stair railing at Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, in 1943.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Three army nurses during field training, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle (center) poses with two fellow ANC members during basic training at Halloran General Hospital, Staten Island, New York, in 1943. The three women wear field uniforms with helmets and their gas masks in bags.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [ANC basic training unit, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal group photo of ANC basic training unit seated on stairs at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Shirley Van Brakle is second from left in the back row. The nurses wear blue service uniforms with garrison caps.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Louise Nash Dorsett,  1945]

    • 1945
    • Louise Nash Dorsett stands in front of a tree wearing a WAVES officer dress blue uniform and garrison cap in spring of 1945.
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [Portrait of Louise Nash Dorsett, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Formal headshot of Louise N. Dorsett, taken while she was stationed at the Bureau of Ships in Washington, DC, in the spring of 1943.
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • [Agnes Cantwell in ANC uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell in Army Nurse Corps olive drab jacket and khaki skirt, at home before leaving for overseas, 1945.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Agnes Cantwell in jeep, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell drives an army vehicle in the Philippines in 1945. The pant legs and shirt sleeves of her work uniform are rolled up.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [WACs at Philippines field hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell's WAC co-workers are seated on steps in front of an army hospital in the Philippines in 1945. The seated WACs wear service uniforms with pants while a soldier and a nurse in the cotton seersucker field uniform stand above them.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Army nurses in Tokyo, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Agnes Cantwell (right) and a fellow nurse stand in front of a large billboard that announces their entrance into Tokyo,"Home of the Cavalry Division," in 1946.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle in London, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Shirley Van Brakle, in Army Nurse Corps olive drab uniform with service cap, stands outside a building in London, circa 1945.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Servicemen and women at Palace of Versailles, 1945]

    • 1945-11-08
    • A large group of service men and women, mainly Army personnel, pose in a courtyard at the Palace of Versailles in front of a statue of Louis XIV on 8 November 1945. Army nurse Shirley Van Brakle, in ETO field uniform and overcoat, is fifth from the...
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Personnel of the 160th General Hospital, England, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army nurses Grace McFedrich (left) and Arly DeCombes stand beside serviceman Jim Coffrey at the 160th General Hospital in England, circa 1945. The nurses wear brown and white seersucker hospital dresses.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers

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