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  • Veteran's biography: WWII
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    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend school. She...
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ava Caudle Honeycutt, 2008

    • 2008-11-22
    • Primarily documents Ava Honeycutt’s service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during WWII.

      Honeycutt discusses her childhood in rural North Carolina at length, including: growing up on a farm; the Great...
    • WV0438 Ava Caudle Honeycutt Papers
    • [Portrait of Faye Kane Giles, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Sergeant Katherine Faye Kane Giles taken in Edenton, North Carolina, in spring 1944. She wears the Marine Corps green and white seersucker uniform with spruce green bell-crown hat.
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [First Sergeant's School class, 1944]

    • 1944
    • The 23 female Marines of the January-March 1944 First Sergeant's School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, stand at parade rest in their classroom. The women wear the winter forest green uniform with bell-crown hat.
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [Women Marines of U.S.M.C.  Air Station Edenton, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Women Marines of the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station at Edenton, North Carolina, pose for a formal group picture while presenting a show to promote the sale of War Bonds in 1944. The women wear the Women Marines' white summer dress uniform without...
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • [Three African American ANC nurses, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army nurses Sammie M. Rice (left), an unidentified woman (center), and Gertrude Marguerite Bertram (right) stand with one another, probably at Fort Bragg, N.C., circa 1943. Rice wears a blue service uniforms with a 1st pattern service hat, Betram...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Sammie M. Rice and boy, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Sammie M. Rice stands beside a young boy, circa 1943. She wears the ANC blue service uniform with the jacket unbuttoned.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [African American ANC nurse, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • An unidentified army nurse poses outside a building, probably at Fort Bragg, N.C., in the ANC beige summer uniform, circa 1943.
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Adeline Ledesma Teague at dinner, 1946]

    • 1946-02-11
    • Adeline Ledesma Teague, in WAVES dress blue uniform, eats soup with a cracker while at a restaurant in February 1946.
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • [Adeline Ledesma Teague beside a structure, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Adeline Ledesma Teague poses outside a building in San Francisco, where she was stationed at the shipyard at Hunter's Point, circa 1945. She wears the WAVES enlisted work uniform, navy shirtwaist and reserve blue tie.
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • [WAVES basketball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Group photo of the San Francisco Naval Shipyard at Hunter's Point basketball team, circa 1945. Pictured are: (top row): Jean, Ray, Bessie, LaRae; (middle)"Red" Mary Jane, unknown, Louella; (front, center): Adeline Ledesma Teague.
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers

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