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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lunary Love, circa 2000

    • 2000
    • Primarily documents Lunary Love's career as a nurse and her experiences as a nurse in the Women in the Air Force (WAF) in the 1950s.

      Topics on her pre-service life include her memories of World War II and her uncle's military service and...
    • WV0162 Lunary Love Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Fraley Kodack, 2009

    • 2009-10-01
    • Primarily documents Jane Kodack's service with the ANC from 1981-1993, and her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 to 1967.

      Kodack discusses attending UNCG in the first years after it became...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Finney General Hospital Medical Detatchment class, 1945]

    • 1945-07
    • The WAC Medical Detachment graduating class at Finney General Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia, are photographed in formation in July 1945. The women wear the WAC garrison cap and summer service uniform without the jacket.
    • WV0218 Anna Louis Henderson Papers
    • [Operating room tent at Operation Bright Star, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Photograph of a self-supporting operating room/CMS tent taken during Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt. The temporary OR tent has an air conditioning duct running out of it and is surrounded by pallets, boxes, and cables.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Soldiers in transport plane, 1989]

    • 1989-10
    • Soldiers dressed in United States Army three color desert pattern camouflage and boonie hats sit in the hold of a C-141 Starlifter cargo plane en route to Egypt to participate in Operation Bright Star 1990.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [MASH operating room, 1985]

    • 1985-04
    • Picture taken April 1985 in the interior of Operating Room #2 in the Fifth Mobile Army Surgical Hospital [MASH] while on a HospEx [Hospital Exercise] at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. An overhead positionable lamp, an operating table, several medical...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A soldier stands in the foreground of the desert landscape next to a row of A-frame canvas tents and a mobile lightening device. A collection of vehicles and an additional row of canvas a-frame tents can be seen on an overlooking hill. This...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Officer Basic Course graduation party, 1985]

    • 1985-11
    • Three army officers--Felicia Murphy, Jane Kodack, and Captain Timmens--pose for a photograph during a formal party celebrating graduates of Officer Basic Course in November 1985. Capt. Murphey is wearing the army blue "class a" dress uniform, and...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Interior of Operation Bright Star operating room, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Operating room equipped with an anesthesia machine, oxygen tank, folding bed, overhead lamps, and a collection of drawers with "freezable" marked on it. This photograph was taken during Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt during Fall 1989.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • In a photograph taken during Operation Bright Star 1990, a line of shipping containers, construction equipment, tents, M-107A1 water buffalo trailer tanks, and several HMMWVs are visible in a desert landscape. The American flag and the Egyptian...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Sleep tents, Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • Pictured is a row of tents serving as sleeping quarters set up during Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt. Groups of soldiers can be seen lounging in front of some of the tents. A "dug In" shelter serves as a garage for military vehicles in the...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Female soldiers at HospEx, 1985]

    • 1985-04
    • Five female soldiers pose for a photograph dressed in army battle dress uniforms and Kevlar helmets during a Hospital Exercise [HospEx] at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in April 1985. A medical tent can be seen in the background. Pictured are: (Back...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Soldiers in gas maks, 1985]

    • 1985-04
    • Army medical personnel dressed in full battle dress uniforms and M17 gas masks participate in a Hospital Exercise (HospEx) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in April 1985.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • [Operation Bright Star 1990 camp in Egypt, 1989]

    • 1989
    • A row of tents, including the emergency medical tent (left, bearing the red cross), set up for Operation Bright Star 1990 in Egypt in fall of 1989. Three military vehicles, including a military transport, are also pictured.
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Shamburger, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • Chiefly documents Elizabeth Shamburger’s service as a dietitian in the army during World War II and her work in Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospitals after the war.
    • WV0051 Elizabeth Shamburger Oral History
    • [WAVES Supply Corps training class, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAVES Supply and Disbursing School training class poses for a formal photo at Harvard's Radcliffe College in late 1943. Virginia Becker is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers

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