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  • Veteran's biography: released
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    • Oral history interview with Nancy Mayes, 2000

    • 2000-05-23
    • Mayes primarily discusses WASP training, working overseas with the Red Cross and Air Force Pacific Command, and her experiences in the Air Force Reserves, GE, and as a WASP veteran.

      Mayes details her mother's experiences teaching and being a...
    • WV0169 Nancy Mayes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth King Garrett, 2007

    • 2007-04-10
    • Primarily documents Ruth King Garrett's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1946.

      Garrett briefly discusses her education, including working on her high school's newspaper and her year at UNCG (then Woman's College). She...
    • WV0392 Ruth King Garrett Papers
    • [WAVES aboard the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES Elizabeth Ryan and Mildred Fitzgerald view the binnacle, a case housing the compass, of the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott Papers
    • [WAVES view the USS Constitution, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAVES, including Elizabeth Ryan (2nd from left) and Mildred Fitgerald (far right) view the USS Constitution "Old Ironsides" berthed in the Boston Navy Yard.
    • WV0008 Elizabeth Ryan Wiviott 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

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