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    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • 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 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds, 2012

    • 2012-10-25
    • Documents the life of Jacqueline Marion Edmunds from her early life growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s, her decision to join the United States Navy in 1979, basic training in Orlando, Florida, and "A" School...
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • 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 Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz Papers
    • Oral History interview with Jada Jones, 2015

    • 2015-11-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Jada Lee Jones and her service with the United States Army.

      Jones recalls the regrets she has about graduating from high school early, the lack of options that she felt were available to her, and how not...
    • WV0598 Jada Jones
    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-01-02
    • Goddard discusses a potential job opportunity and provides details of the office and some of her duties in Rapid City. She also mentions the cold weather, the need for warmer clothing, her New Years dinner, and her new address.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-13
    • Goddard writes of the details of her days, including KP, laundry, classes, and inspections. She is mailing some of her belongings home along with gifts, in case she's not home for Christmas. Her last week of basic training is busy and she is...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-03-21
    • Goddard writes of her weekend with her husband and how much she misses him. She tells of a gardening project, a visit to friends in the hospital, and practical jokes the women play on each other. She hopes that Germany will fall in the spring as...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-07-25
    • Goddard tells of personally arranging for WACs and male soldiers to get furloughs and plane rides home. She also describes her recent activities, including watching a P-61 or Black Widow pilot perform, cleaning, ironing, and dining in the mess hall.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-21
    • Goddard is still not sure of her next assignment and where she'll be for Christmas. She describes KP, writes of her classes and instructors, and notes the bad war news of late.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-26
    • Goddard mentions her wedding anniversary and speaking to her husband on the phone. She discusses a visit from her parents, her father's health, and packages she received.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her Husband, August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Goddard decided to complete a year's service before getting out in order to receive veterans benefits, even though she has the option of leaving now. She describes the discharge policies in detail in addition to planning a hunting trip with her...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Mary Cannon splicing film, 1956]

    • 1956
    • Mary Cannon is pictured splicing film while at the job she took to help pay her tuition at Indiana University in 1956.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Portrait of Mary Cannon, circa 1953]

    • 1953
    • Hand-tinted portrait of Mary Cannon in her Army Nurse Corps uniform and garrison cap with captain's bars, ca. 1953.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Mary Cannon with Gen. Micheal Ryan, 1973]

    • 1973
    • Mary F. Cannon, in Navy Nurse Corps dress uniform, speaks with Major General Micheal P. Ryan of the U.S. Marine Corps at an event in 1973.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Planting trees in Vietnam, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Captain H. P. Mahin (center) and two other men in uniform help a nurse plant a tree at Naval Air Station Da Nang in Vietnam in 1967. A Vietnamese man in traditional dress looks on. A note on the back of the photo reads "A Tree - good luck to 18!"
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Nurses at party, June 1967]

    • 1967-06
    • A group of Navy Nurse Corps members surround Captain Bulschefski at a party in Bethesda, Maryland, in June of 1967. The nurses hold up the contents of a box marked "Care package" and addressed to the nurse corps officers at Danang, Vietnam, in...
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Mary Cannon in Korea, 1952]

    • 1952
    • Mary Cannon sits on the ground wearing an Army Nurse Corps battledress uniform, somewhere in Korea in 1952.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers

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