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    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Oral history interview with Annie Pozyck, 2005

    • 2005-07-20
    • Primarily documents Annie Pozyck's career as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during WWII."

      Pozyck briefly describes her childhood during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, work as a nurse's assistant, ...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Base K billets in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Billets on Base K in Tacloban, Leytes, Philippines, in 1945. Two soldiers can be seen in the photo. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross billets in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross billet of Esther Gilbert in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The quarters are surrounded by palm trees and drying laundry hangs on clotheslines attached to the building. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Women officers club in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Outside of the facility that served as the women officers club in Tacloban, Leytes, Philippines, in 1945. On the patio outside are groupings of chairs, and the building appears to be largely open-air. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Red Cross workers and jeep in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three Red Cross workers in fatigues, including Margaret Mooney, who sits on the front bumper of a jeep, are pictured outside the ARC office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The women appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) summer...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [28th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two servicemen cross the dirt road in front of Esther Gilbert's office at the 28th Replacement Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [4th Replacement Depot office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of the large tent structure which served as Esther Gilbert's office at the 4th Replacment Depot in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. Servicemen and additional tents can be seen in the photo. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Outdoor theater, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A newly constructed outdoor theater at the Navy installation in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The theater has a stage on which a movie screen hangs, benches for seating, and a crude elevated projection room. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy 3964 office and staff, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Esther Gilbert's office and staff at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. At each of three desks, a female Red Cross worker meets with a serviceman, while a front desk is manned by a woman in civilian clothing....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy 3964 Quonset huts, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Photo of the Quonset huts that served as the officers mess at the 3964 Naval Shore Facility in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, as seen from above in 1945. In the distance, a sailboat and four military vessels float in the bay. (Photo taken from...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Quonset hut post office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Front view of the Quonset huts that served as the fleet post office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Navy ships in inner bay, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • View from above of the inner bay in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945, showing dozens of military ships as well as smaller traditional boats in the bay. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert in front of jeep, Bay Bay, Philippines,1945]

    • 1945
    • Red Cross member Esther Gilbert poses beside a jeep parked in a grove of tropical trees in Bay Bay, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. A note in the scrapbook reads, "Tacloban finery." (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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