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    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Oral History interview with Kate I. Germano

    • 2016-11-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Kate I. Germano and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Germano recalls feeling devastated when she was not accepted to the United States Naval Academy, but how this rejection only increased her...
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano
    • [Bobbi and Roger Earp in air traffic control tower, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Navy personnel N. Marilyn "Bobbi" Roberts Earp and Roger Earp, who married in September 1945, at work in the air traffic control tower at Naval Air Station Glenview (Illinois) in 1945.
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • [Portrait of Bobbi Earp, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of N. Marilyn "Bobbi" Roberts Earp in WAVES seersucker working uniform, circa 1945.
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • [Portrait of Bobbi Earp, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of N. Marilyn "Bobbi" Roberts Earp in WAVES blue service dress, circa 1945.
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • [Bobbi Earp at desk, ca. 1947]

    • 1947
    • N. Marlyn "Bobbi" Roberts Earp sits at her desk at Naval Air Station Glenview (Illinois), circa 1947.
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp 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
    • [Doris Wilson in St. Louis, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Doris Dickens Wilson seated on a wall overlooking the Mississippi River in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1942.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [WAAC sisters, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Unidentified sisters who were friends of Doris Dickens Wilson pose for a portrait in their WAAC uniforms, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [WAACs digging, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Two WAACs with shovels dig under a building, while another turns the spigot of a water hose, circa 1943.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Doris Wilson on KP duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Doris Dickens Wilson holds a broom while lifting the lid of a garbage can, part of her Kitchen Patrol duties. Photo identification indicates she was wearing her fatigue uniform.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Garbage cans, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Garbage cans outside the kitchen at a military installation, probably Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943. They are in "GI Order" and are labeled "Bones"Coffee Grounds"Grease"Trash" and "Edible Garbage."
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [WAC officer, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • One of Doris Dickens Wilson's company officers, circa 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Stanford Lee Hoye, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Doris Dickens Hoye (later Wilson)'s husband, Stan Hoye, at Hamilton Field in California, circa 1944.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers

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