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    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Knyrim Mattern, 1999

    • 1999-12-21
    • Chiefly documents Audrey Knyrim Mattern's early life in the coal community of Hazelton, Pennsylvania, and her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.

      Mattern discusses her family and childhood in Hazelton in the...
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Women Marines at Mt. Vernon, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • Women Marines Betty Falbrecht, Jo Kasar, Betty Eichert, and Audrey Knyrim pose seated in front of Mount Vernon's plantation house in October 1943.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [End of the war watermelon party, 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Nine Women Marines dressed in pants and casual clothing eat watermelon at a party celebrating the end of the war in August 1945.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [End of the war watermelon party, 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Women Marines eat watermelon at tables during a party celebrating the end of war in August 1945. The party-goers wear various types of clothing at the outdoor event, where trashcans overflow with watermelon rinds.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim and Jo Kasar at Mt. Vernon, 1943]

    • 1943-10
    • Marines Audrey Knyrim and Jo Kasar pose in winter dress uniform with bell-crowned hat in front of a tree at Mount Vernon in October 1943.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern in snow, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern stands in snow at Henderson Hall, Virginia, in January 1944, wearing winter uniform and forest green overcoat.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern with snowman, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern poses next to a snowman wearing a United States Marines sweatshirt at Henderson Hall in Virginia following a January 1944 snow storm.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Review for General Littleton Waller, 1944]

    • 1944-08-30
    • Women Marines stand at parade rest while waiting for review by General Littleton W. T. Waller, Jr, on August 30, 1944. Eleven rows of Women Marines can be seen, all wearing their white summer uniforms and hats.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Entrance of General Littleton Waller, 1944]

    • 1944-08-30
    • General Littleton W. T. Waller and his Marine Reserves attendants walk past saluting women who line the sidewalk during his visit on August 30, 1944. On the left side of the photo, an all-male Marine brass band is playing.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Women Marines marching to work, 1944]

    • 1944-06
    • Women Marines march to work in their white summer uniforms, passing through the gated fence at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, in June of 1944.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mary Cugini Necko following her induction into the Marine Corps Womens Reserves in November 1944.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines outside in snow, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Mary Cugini Necko (right) and her friends Norma (left) and Roseann (center) stand in the snow at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, in February 1946. "The Lady Leathernecks," as they called themselves, wear the Marine Corps Women's Reserve...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko in front of mural, circa 1998]

    • 1998
    • Mary Cugini Necko in uniform, posing with two girls wearing medals, in front of a mural depicting the raising of the flag on Iwo Jima, circa 1998.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Women Marines in chow line, 1945]

    • 1945-01
    • Mary Cugini Necko and fellow members of Company C stand in the chow line at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, during boot camp in January or February 1945. Mary Cugini Necko (center, the tallest women smiling in the top row) and her fellow Women...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • [Mary Cugini Necko at work, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Cugini Necko at work at Marine Corps Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, surveying records of Marines in service at her desk, 1945-1946.
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers

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