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    • Oral history interview with Alice Park Fairbrother, 2008

    • 2008-04-01
    • Primarily documents Alice Fairbrother's service in the U.S. Army as a physical therapist from 1965 to 1968, and her experiences as an army wife during the Vietnam War.

      Alice Fairbrother tells of her early life in Raleigh and her education...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Red Cross officials, Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Esther Gilbert (left) poses in front of the Red Cross Service Club office in Adelaide, Australia, with Colonel Martin, Peg Graveur, and Area Director Hinson Trites in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson with kangaroo,  1944]

    • 1944
    • Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson, the American Consuls in Adelaide, Australia, pose holding a kangaroo in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and friends in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with friends Peg Graveur and "Monty" beside a vehicle and in front of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the military welfare winter uniform. "Monty" is in civilian...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Peg Graveur and Ruth Hutchinson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross worker Peg Graveur poses with American Consul Ruth Hutchinson in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with military welfare overseas cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin stand outside the ARC service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert at desk, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert sits at her desk in the office where she worked as the assistant director of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in July 1944. On the left, a secretary stands at the front desk. A poster hanging on the right side of...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert, Peg Graveur, and Colonel Baird in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Peg Graveur, Colonel Baird, and Esther Gilbert, who is holding her puppy "Yank", pose in South Australia in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare overcoat and cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross servicemen and women, South Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Colonel Baird, an unidentified woman, Peg Graveur, and Lieutenant Bill Leiziar sit on a hill in South Australia in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [View from Baysmere Red Cross rest billet, Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • A view overlooking the river from Baysmere Red Cross and nurse rest billet in Brisbane, Australia, as seen in October 1944. Several vessels and the Stoney bridge can be seen. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert, Peg Graveur, and Colonel Martin, South Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin outside of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in August 1944. Gilbert, who served as assistant director of the club, and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Ginny Bowman in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Ginny Bowman sits on a balcony railing in Brisbane, Australia, in October 1944. She and Esther Gilbert ran the nurse and Red Cross rest billets in Baysmere and Queenscliff. Bowman wears a khaki shirt and slacks with boots, possibly the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Red Cross workers in Brisbane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Five female Red Cross workers, including Esther Gilbert (far right) pose with a serviceman outside the ARC's Queenscliff facility in Brisbane in late 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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