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  • Veteran's biography: eighteen
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    • Oral History interview with Donna Barr Brown

    • 2016-04-23
    • Primarily documents Donna Barr Brown's service with the United States Women Marines.

      Brown recalls never regretting her decision to join the U.S. Marine Corps because she saw it as a way to get out of her hometown, learn something different,...
    • WV0607 Donna Barr Brown Papers
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato 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 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 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore, 2015

    • 2015-11-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Theressa Jeanne Fillmore and her service with the United States Army.

      Fillmore recalls the various cross-training that she completed during her thirty-one years in the army, the gratification she received from...
    • WV0599 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Greene, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peg" Greene's interest in physical education; her studies at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and her experiences as a Red Cross worker in Europe during World War...
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • Oral History interview with Lovay Wallace-Singleton

    • 2016-05-14
    • Primarily documents the life of Lovay Wallace-Singleton and her service with the United States Navy.
      Wallace-Singleton recalls mentoring younger female, as well as male, air traffic controllers, helping them to get a sense of what they wanted to...
    • WV0611 Lovay Wallace-Singleton 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
    • [Margaret Greene, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Greene in her Red Cross uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross cottage in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Uniformed men walk in front of the Red Cross cottage at "the broads" (on the water) in Norwich, England, circa 1943. Two boats are tied up in front of it, and another uniformed man stands on the porch.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serving airmen, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers serve food to a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, on July 4, 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Bishop's Palace in Norwich, England, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Margaret Greene points up to the sign on the front of Bishop's Palace labeling it as the American Red Cross headquarters in Norwich, England, circa 1943.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Margaret Greene with friend, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Margaret Greene (right) and fellow Red Cross worker Helen Paulsen stand outside the Norwich (England) Cathedral in 1944.
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene Papers
    • [Red Cross workers serve airmen at picnic, 1944]

    • 1944-07-04
    • Red Cross workers, including Margaret Greene (center), roast hotdogs and serve a line of U.S. airmen at a Fourth of July picnic in Norwich, England, in 1944. The bottom is signed "In memory of a swell 4th of July 1944 with a lovely person. Jack R."
    • WV0099 Margaret Greene 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

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