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    • Oral history interview with Hazel Meeks Jones, 2002

    • 2002-01-30
    • Primarily documents Hazel Meeks Jones' service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) stateside and abroad, from 1942 to 1965.

      Jones briefly describes her large family and their sharecropping in rural Georgia; her her time in nursing school, focusing...
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • 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 Candace Lucas, 2014

    • 2014-12-02
    • Primarily documents the life of Candace Brown Lucas and her service with the United States Army.

      Lucas recalls feeling as if she wasn't ready for college after graduation, and seeing the military as a stepping stone to bigger things in life....
    • WV0573 Candace Lucas Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Oral History interview with Theressa Jeanne Fillmore, 2015

    • 2015-11-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Theressa Jeanne Fillmore and her service with the United States Army.

      Fillmore recalls the various cross-training that she completed during her thirty-one years in the army, the gratification she received from...
    • WV0599 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • [WAC softball team, 1954]

    • 1954
    • Photo of the "George!" softball team, comprised of WACs stationed at European Command Intelligence Center (ECIC) at Oberursel, Germany, taken from behind to show the back of their uniforms in 1954. Photo caption: "We're Number 1!'
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Special Services Department collects rations, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • CPL Doris Kraut (right) and a fellow WAC from the Special Services Department stationed at Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in Frankfurt, Germany, collect rations for children in displaced persons camps during the holiday season in...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs at camp, 1952]

    • 1952-05
    • WACs at camp around a campfire near Oberursel, Germany, in May 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jane Brister, 1945.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Portrait of Jane Brister in the new WAC uniform (with no tie), circa 1954.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister at pistol range, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Jane Brister on the Camp King pistol range at Oberursel, Germany, aiming a .45 pistol, circa 1952. She qualified.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Camp King WAC Detatchment, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Picture of four new members of the WAC Detatchment at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952. The three WACs on the right are wearing the taupe Hattie Carnegie uniform, while the fourth is in a taupe field jacket.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs holding pennant, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • Two WACs stand on the elevated porch outside their barracks at Camp King, holding their WAC guidon (Pallas Athene in green on yellow pennant), circa 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs at Command Inspection, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WACs in formation during the monthly command inspection held by the commanding officer at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Portrait of Jane Brister, 1957]

    • 1957
    • Official portrait of Jane Brister taken while at WAC Officers Advanced Course at Fort McClellan, Alabama, in 1957.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Women Officers Advanced Course Class IV,  1957]

    • 1957-06-28
    • Group photo of the Women Officers Advanced Course Class IV, in summer beige-taupe chambray dress and garrison cap, on 28 June 1957. Pictured are: (front row) Major Rogers, Major Gentle, Major Jane Brister, Captain Smith, Captain Skutas, Major...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Reception for WAC director, 1961]

    • 1961-06-12
    • Group photo of WAC officers from SACom Headquarters and the sub-posts of Garmisch and Bentchesgaden, including Jane Brister (front right), at a reception for WAC Director Colonel Mary Louise Milligan (center) at the McGraw Kaserne Officer's Club in...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999

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