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    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Oral history interview with Luvenia Griffin Mitchell, 2001

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Luvenia Griffin Mitchell's early life; her service with the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the early 1950s; and her life after the military.

      Mitchell briefly describes her decision to join the air force; the negative image of...
    • WV0200 Luvenia Mitchell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • [WACs in front of photographic mapping squadron sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Anne Heyer (back row, left) poses with five other WACs in various uniforms under a sign for the 3rd Photographic Mapping Squadron Laboratory at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1944. Heyer wears the WAC summer off-duty dress and a gas mask...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs review photos and map, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs Anne Heyer (left) and Goyette consult maps and photographs on a table with Sandy, a soldier from the 19th Photographic Group, at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, in 1944. All three wear men's flight suits.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Class of WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • A class of WACs pose for a photo at MacDill Airfield Base in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform with air force patch on the sleeve and matching garrison cap. Heyer is in the back row, fourth from the left.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Two WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WACs pose at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. The WAC on the left wears the brown and white seersucker exercise uniform and holds her Daisy Mae cap. The WAC crouching on the right wears a men's flight suit with air force insignia...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs under tree, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Five women, three in WAC uniforms, pose under a tree at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. Anne Heyer (top right) holds her camera.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WACs stand in formation in a street, possibly at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform and matching Hobby Hat.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs in formation, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Seven WACs, including Ann Heyer (front left), stand in formation, possibly at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform with matching Hobby Hat.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • [WAC softball team at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group photo of the WAC softball team at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943. An army serviceman, probably the coach, poses in the front, and Anne Heyer is in the back row, third from the left. The photo is signed.
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [WACs outside photo laboratory, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Four WACs stand on the steps of the 653rd WAAC photo laboratory company orderly room, as indicated by a sign outside the door, in 1943. The women are all in WAC summer service uniform, but the sleeve patch and circular device on their Hobby hats...
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • [Lenora I. Nagel in San Antonio, 1953]

    • 1953-08
    • Lenora I. Nagel poses on the patio of the Spanish Governor's Palace in San Antonio, Texas, in 1953, wearing the WAF special summer cord uniform and enlisted hat.
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers

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