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    • Oral History interview with LaDansa Hailey Ussery, 2015

    • 8/11/2015
    • Primarily documents the life of LaDansa Hailey Ussery and her service with the United States Army.

      Ussery recalls the sexual harassment she experienced during Advanced Individual Training, the gender discrimination and negativity she endured...
    • WV0593 LaDansa Hailey Ussery Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 2000

    • 2000-11-16
    • Documents Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg's early life in Brooklyn, New York; her military service during World War II; and her family and personal life after the war.

      Goldberg discusses various aspects of her military service, including her...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jude Eden

    • 2016-02-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Jude Eden and her service with the United States Marine Corps.
      Eden recalls the events of September 11, 2001 and, even though she had not considered enlisting at the time, how she felt that the right thing to do...
    • WV0603 Jude Eden Oral History
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg, 1945]

    • 1945-10-06
    • Ann Kaplowitz poses in front of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1945. She wears the WAC off-duty olive-drab dress and garrison cap, and holds a cigarette. The front of the photo reads "To 'Cooky' Love 'Doggie.'" The back reads "in...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg and WAC friend, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg (on left) and a fellow WAC (Dinny?) pose on the steps of Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in 1945. Both women wear the WAC olive-drab wool double breasted overcoat and matching garrison cap. The back of the photo...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg hanging laundry, 1945]

    • 1945-07-10
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg poses in her brown and white seersucker exercise uniform while hanging laundry on the back porch of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, nicknamed "khalamity kottage," on 10 July 1945. The back of the photo reads,...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg with mop, 1945]

    • 1945-08-03
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg leans against a mop on the porch of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945, wearing her work uniform and Daisy Mae fatigue cap. The back of the photo reads, "Don't I look like an eager beaver?"
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs outside Barrack 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, G.A., 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • Five WACs gather on the steps of Barracks 12 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, during their basic training in March 1945. The WACs are wearing the olive-drab winter dress uniform and garrison cap, and one one carries a military issue handbag. Text on...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WACs at mail call, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WACs Shirley Kilborn, Jean McNeil, Dorothy Keerz, and Daisy Kien read letters shortly after mail call at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [WAC Company 11, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-02-23
    • Formal photo of WAC basic training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, taken on 23 February 1945. The company is lead by 1st Lt. WAC Commander Edith K. Sutton. The WAC on the far right in the front row holds a cat on a leash.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [End of basic training party, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • WAC Company 11 21st regiment celebrates their completion of basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in March 1945 with a party featuring skits.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Officers and Cadre of WAC Company II, 21st Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-03
    • Officers and Cadre of WAC Basic Training Company 11, 21st Regiment at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, after graduation in March 1945. Some of the women wear ribbons and the five seated women hold flowers.
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus and Denise Hand at OTS, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Kathryn Wirkus (right) and Denise Hand, both members of the "Snoopy Squadron," pose by the sign in front of their dorm during the first week of Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. The sign has a picture of...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Female OTS participants in fatigues, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Air Force members (l to r) Kathryn Wirkus, Kay Hansen, and Kathy Jackson are pictured in their newly-received fatigues during Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in July of 1978. Wirkus uses masking tape for her nametag...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Fifth Squadron at commissioning, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Members of the Fifth Squadron pose together at their commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Pictured are (L to R) David Pace, Stephen Kaumans, Kathryn Wirkus, Bill Black, and Steve Torrence.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Kathryn Wirkus receives 2nd Lieutenant bars, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus (center) has her second lieutenant bars pinned on her collar by Captain Vince Reynolds (left) and her father, Leonard Vincent Wirkus (right), a WWII veteran, during a commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base in 1978. Her...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Ed Edwards salutes Kathryn Wirkus, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Kathryn Wirkus and her childhood friend, Technical Sergeant Ed Edwards, salute each other following Wirkus' commissioning ceremony at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, in 1978. Edwards earned the traditional reward of a silver dollar for being the...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Four Air Force officers at commissioning parade, 1978]

    • 1978
    • Colonel Alain Boughton, the wing commander; Kathryn Wirkus; reviewing officer Major General Robert Malloy; and Bill Black pose on the tarmac at Lackland Air Force Base after the final parade and commissioning ceremony of Officer Training School in...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers

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