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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Virginia Van Dongen, 1944]

    • 1943
    • Virginia Van Dongen in dress blue uniform outside her mother's home, immediately following her enlistment with the SPARs in summer of 1943.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral History interview with Sandra Van Neel Ross, 2015

    • 2015-04-29
    • Primarily documents the life of Sandra Van Neel Ross and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Ross describes her introduction to cardiac monitoring, a new concept at the time, her interest in neurosurgery, and the continued...
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle in London, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Shirley Van Brakle, in Army Nurse Corps olive drab uniform with service cap, stands outside a building in London, circa 1945.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Portrait of Shirley Van Brakle, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Shirley Van Brakle, circa 1944, in Army Nurse Corps olive drab service uniform with 2nd service command sleeve patch and service hat.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle on roof, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Shirley Van Brakle stands on the roof of a structure while stationed in Europe, circa 1945. She wears the European Theater of Operations (ETO) field uniform with skirt and garrison cap.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle with gas mask bag, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle wears a gas mask in its bag while attending basic training at Halloran General Hospital on Staten Island, New York, in 1943. Behind her is a wire course used in live fire training.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle in hospital uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Shirley Van Brakle, in the ANC seersucker hospital uniform, stands beside a stair railing at Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, in 1943.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Shirley Van Brakle with army nurse and servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Shirley Van Brakle (left, in olive drab service uniform) poses with a fellow army nurse (in ETO field jacket and a "pink" skirt) outside a building with a checkered floor portico while stationed in Europe, circa 1944. They are joined two servicemen.
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • [Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross poses during basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1966.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • [Captain Sandra Van Neel Ross, 1971-1974]

    • 1971-1974
    • Magazine clipping showing Captain Sandra Van Neel Ross feed a baby in an isolation incubator, 1971-1975.
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers

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