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    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carol Alban Johnson, 2008

    • 2008-05-01
    • Carol A. Johnson primarily discusses her service in the Women's Army Corps from 1964 to 1968, especially in Col. Mildred Bailey's information unit and in the office of Secretary of the Army Stanley Resor.

      Johnson briefly describes her...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • [El Toro Marine Air Station tower staff, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Dorothy "Dottie" Griffin Rice (second from right) and fellow flight clearance, tower operator, and aerologist staff pose in front of a propeller plane on the tarmac at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, California, in 1945.
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • [Denver Marine Recruiting Office staff, 1944]

    • 1944-06
    • Group photo of Dorothy "Dottie" Griffin (second from left) and the staff of the Marine Recruiting Office in Denver, Colorado, in June 1944.
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Oral History interview with LaDansa Hailey Ussery, 2015

    • 8/11/2015
    • Primarily documents the life of LaDansa Hailey Ussery and her service with the United States Army.

      Ussery recalls the sexual harassment she experienced during Advanced Individual Training, the gender discrimination and negativity she endured...
    • WV0593 LaDansa Hailey Ussery Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces pageant judges, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Possibly the four male and one female judge of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, held at the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1966.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Two WACs in 1910-era costume, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Two WACs, including Carol Alban Johnson (right), dress in period clothing from 1910 for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants walk abreast, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966 Carol Alban Johnson (center) and finalists from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Marines, walk side-by-side down the sidewalk in front of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces contestants, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Participants in the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant, including winner Carol Alban Johnson (front row, center), pose for a group portrait.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Miss Armed Forces finalists, 1966]

    • 1966
    • Miss Armed Forces 1966, Carol Alban Johnson of the U.S. Army, is surrounded by the pageant's runners up from (left to right) the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WACs around globe, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Five WACs--(l to r:) Pat Rice, Linda Gundy, WAC Director Colonel Mildred Bailey, Carol Alban Johnson, and Barb DePue--stand around a large globe in a promotional photo for the Star Spangled Pageant in 1967. The women all wear the WAC olive green...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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