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    • Oral History interview with Paula G. Flores

    • 2016-09-26
    • Primarily documents the life of Paula Benway Flores, and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Flores recalls the physical and mental exertion of basic training, and having to learn to count on her fellow airmen for support during...
    • WV0625 Paula G. Flores Papers
    • Oral history interview with Paulette “Pat” Smith Sweeney, 2013

    • 2013-10-29
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Paulette "Pat" Sweeney and her service with the American Red Cross. Sweeney discusses her adolescence in Cary, North Carolina, her strong desire from an early age to travel, the education she received from...
    • WV0553 Paulette "Pat" Sweeney Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Therese Strohmer, 2009

    • 2009-01-07
    • Therese Strohmer’s tells of her early life, six years of service in United States Air Force, and civilian career. Strohmer primarily discusses her early life, service as Russian cryptologic linguist, time spent at the National Security Agency,...
    • WV0441 Therese Strohmer Papers
    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Peebles, 2010

    • 2010-10-20
    • Ellen Peebles speaks of her early life, education, military service, and retirement from military service.

      Peebles discusses her experiences in the Military Police Corps, her various duty stations, her deployments, the experience of being a...
    • WV0502 Ellen R. Peebles Oral History
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Puckett

    • 2016-07-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Erin Puckett and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Puckett recalls attending basic training, and the difficulties of being away from home for the longest she had ever been. She also recalls...
    • WV0619 Rachel Puckett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 2000

    • 2000-11-16
    • Documents Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg's early life in Brooklyn, New York; her military service during World War II; and her family and personal life after the war.

      Goldberg discusses various aspects of her military service, including her...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dot" Post Hoover's early life and service with the WASP.

      Pre-service topics include Hoover's aspirations to become a writer and a pilot; admiration of Charles Lindbergh; attending the Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 1945]

    • 1945-10-06
    • Ann Kaplowitz poses in front of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1945. She wears the WAC off-duty olive-drab dress and garrison cap, and holds a cigarette. The front of the photo reads "To 'Cooky' Love 'Doggie.'" The back reads "in...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg and WAC friend, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg (on left) and a fellow WAC (Dinny?) pose on the steps of Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in 1945. Both women wear the WAC olive-drab wool double breasted overcoat and matching garrison cap. The back of the photo...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg hanging laundry, 1945]

    • 1945-07-10
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg poses in her brown and white seersucker exercise uniform while hanging laundry on the back porch of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, nicknamed "khalamity kottage," on 10 July 1945. The back of the photo reads,...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg with mop, 1945]

    • 1945-08-03
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg leans against a mop on the porch of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945, wearing her work uniform and Daisy Mae fatigue cap. The back of the photo reads, "Don't I look like an eager beaver?"
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs outside Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, G.A., 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Five WACs gather on the steps of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, during their basic training in March 1945. The WACs are wearing the olive-drab winter dress uniform and garrison cap, and one one carries a military issue handbag. Text on...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WACs Shirley Kilborn, Jean McNeil, Dorothy Keerz, and Daisy Kien read letters shortly after mail call at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WAC Company 11, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Formal photo of WAC basic training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, taken on 23 February 1945. The company is lead by 1st Lt. WAC Commander Edith K. Sutton. The WAC on the far right in the front row holds a cat on a leash.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [End of basic training party, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • WAC Company 11 21st regiment celebrates their completion of basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945 with a party featuring skits.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Officers and Cadre of WAC Company II, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • Officers and Cadre of WAC Basic Training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, after graduation in March 1945. Some of the women wear ribbons and the five seated women hold flowers.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers

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