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  • Veteran's biography: completed
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    • Oral history interview with Valeria F. Hilgart, 2000

    • 2000-03-01
    • Primarily documents the life of Valeria F. Hilgart and her service with the United States Marine Corps. Hilgart discusses her dissatisfaction with menial work, her desire to join the military and follow in her sister's footsteps, her belief that...
    • WV0158 Valeria F. Hilgart Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • [Doris Wofford Armenaki, circa 1945]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Doris Armenaki in Army Nurse Corps uniform in 1944 or 1945.
    • WV0079 Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [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
    • [ANC nurses as usherettes, 1950]

    • 1950-04-14
    • Six army nurses on duty at Tripler General Hospital in Oahu, Hawaii pose during their duties as usherettes at the formal opening of the Tripler Post Theater on 14 April 1950. They are (left to right): Veronica J. Eagler, Marie E. Frese, Ellen M....
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • [Doris Wilson and fellow WAAC, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Doris Dickens Wilson (left), in WAAC winter uniform with Hobby hat and gloves, stands beside a WAAC nicknamed "Tennessee" who wears the WAAC overcoat, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson in gas mask, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Wilson wearing her gas mask, circa 1944. She notes that "those gas masks hid all your worst features!"
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Portrait of Doris Wilson, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Doris Dickens Wilson as a corporal, wearing her army uniform with Hobby hat. The photo indicates her pay went from $21 a month to $36.00 a month when she made corporal.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson in St. Louis, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson seated on a wall overlooking the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1942.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers

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