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    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Oral History interview with Ruth Heavner Sheperd, 2015

    • 2015-06-20
    • Primarily documents the life of Ruth Heavner Shepherd and her service with the United States WAVES.

      Shepherd recalls growing up during the Great Depression, the sacrifices she and her family were forced to make, and the food relief that...
    • WV0587 Ruth Heavner Sheperd Oral History
    • [Portrait of three SPARS,1944]

    • 1944
    • Virginia Van Dongen (top) and two fellow Coast Guard SPARS from the Atlantic City station pose in 1944.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [Virginia Van Dongen, 1944]

    • 1943
    • Virginia Van Dongen in dress blue uniform outside her mother's home, immediately following her enlistment with the SPARs in summer of 1943.
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • [WAC convoy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A convoy of military vehicles driven by and transporting WACs pictured at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Bunk instruction, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • One WAC instructs another on how to properly make up a bed at the Third WAC Training Center at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Marching to class, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WACs in formation marching to class at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Ball game, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, gather for softball game, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Pay day, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WACs lined up to receive checks on payday at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC in review, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WAC units in review at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WACs making doughnuts, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs make doughnuts at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Dorothy Jordan and friend, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Dorothy Jordan and a fellow WAC military police member pose for a portrait in front of a painted garden backdrop. Both are wearing their WAC-issue overcoat with "MP" armbands.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC MPs in front of sign, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three WAC military police pose in front of a "W.A.C. Training Center" sign at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1945.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Dorothy Jordan and Theresa Clarkson, 1945]

    • 1945-06-12
    • Dorothy Jordan and fellow WAC military policewoman Theresa "Stoop" Clarkson pose in front of a painted backdrop of a ranch on June 12, 1945. Both are wearing khaki long-sleeved uniforms with MP armbands and garrison caps. Taken at Dixie Studio,...
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC band, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of the WAC Band in formation with instruments at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Gas drill, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A line of eight WACs marches through a wooded area at Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, wearing gas masks, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Push ball, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WACs playing with a giant ball in a game of "push ball" at Third WAC Training Center,Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [402nd AFS Band, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Official portrait of WAC 402nd Army Service Forces Band at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. The women pose with their instruments in front of a decorated bus.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers

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