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  • Veteran's biography: Washington,DC
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    • 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 Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in Germany, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in profile, looks out from a balcony in Germany in 1945. The American Red Cross Service sleeve patch on her arm is clearly visible.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in field attire, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in Red Cross helmet and coat, is pictured during a twelve hour wait to be transported from England to France in August of 1944. She has a canteen and knapsack in her lap.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross workers serve coffee to servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross workers serve the men of the 386th Bomber Squadron outside a building in New Essex, England, circa 1944. In the center of the mass of servicemen, two women, including one in the ARC military welfare service uniform, serve coffee.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945.]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945. She wears a rain hat and coat with the circular American Red Cross Military Welfare Service sleeve patch.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Cugini Necko, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mary Cugini Necko following her induction into the Marine Corps Womens Reserves in November 1944.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines outside in snow, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Mary Cugini Necko (right) and her friends Norma (left) and Roseann (center) stand in the snow at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, in February 1946. "The Lady Leathernecks," as they called themselves, wear the Marine Corps Women's Reserve...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko in front of mural, circa 1998]

    • 1998
    • Mary Cugini Necko in uniform, posing with two girls wearing medals, in front of a mural depicting the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima, circa 1998.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines in chow line, 1945]

    • 1945-01
    • Mary Cugini Necko and fellow members of Company C stand in the chow line at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during boot camp in January or February 1945. Mary Cugini Necko (center, the tallest women smiling in the top row) and her fellow Women...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko at work, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko at work at Marine Corps Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, surveying records of Marines in service at her desk, 1945-1946.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers

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