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    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances B. Turner, 2002

    • 2002-01-07
    • Interview primarily documents Frances B.Turner's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Turner briefly describes growing up during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, her training at Watts Hospital, her work for a tobacco...
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Frances Bradsher Turner washing her hair, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Frances Bradsher Turner washes her hair in a bowl at the 2nd Mobile Surgical Hospital in Korea, circa 1951. She wears the ANC brown and white striped seersucker overseas hospital dress.
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Frances Bradsher Turner at 1st MASH headquarters, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Frances Bradsher Turner sits on the steps at the entrance to the 1st Mobile Army Surgical Unit (MASH) headquarters camp in Korea, circa 1951. She wears the ANC field work uniform and has book in her lap.
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Frances Bradsher Turner in kitchen, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Frances Bradsher Turner poses at a counter in the kitchen of the 2nd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in Korea, circa 1951. According to the caption, the photo depicts "Lt. Fuselage" and her "combat cargo."
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Headquarters tent of the 2nd MASH, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Photo of the exterior of the tent serving as the headquarters of of the 2nd Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) in Korea, which Francis Bradsher Turner was stationed with from 1950 to 1952. The signage also indicates the Company Commander,...
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [ANC nurses in Korea, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group of Army Nurse Corps members, all wearing field jackets, trousers, and boots, pose beside a tent in Korea, circa 1951.
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [Nurses by a tent in Korea, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • Four female ANC personnel pose outside a tent in Korea, circa 1951. The group appears to be wearing long johns and includes an African American nurse and one smoking a cigarette.
    • WV0236 Frances Bradsher Turner Papers
    • [WACs assisting paratroopers, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Privates Thea Coates, Mattie Turner, and Francis Cockran, members of the WAC detachment of the Parachute School, assist soldiers in dropping an equipment bundle from the door of an army transport plane over Fort Benning, Georgia. Photo by U.S. Army...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Reva and Laura Ingram, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Sisters Reva and Laura Ingram pose back to back in their respective Army and Coast Guard uniforms.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WAAC Retreat Formation, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAAC unit of Reva Ingram Fortune in retreat formation at Buckingham Army Air Field at Fort Myers, Florida, in the summer of 1943.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [WACs dining in the mess hall, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Seven WACs in various uniforms dine off of trays at a table in the mess hall at Buckingham Army Air Field, circa 1945.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers

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