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    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Oral History interview with Karen McKay, 2015

    • 2015-08-10
    • Primarily documents the life of Karen McKay and her service with the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Reserve.

      McKay recalls the dismay she felt about anti-Vietnam war demonstrators and draft dodgers, and how this encouraged...
    • WV0592 Karen McKay Oral History Interview
    • Oral history interview with Rosemarie Spagnola Dodd, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Rosemarie "Marie" Spagnola Dodd's service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946.

      Dodd discusses her decision to join the WAVES in the spring of 1944, including her...
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Curtis Scott, 1999

    • 1999-06-11
    • Primarily documents Mildred Curtis early life in North Carolina and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Military Police (MP) from 1943 to 1946.


      Scott discusses working on her family's farm and in factories; hearing about...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WAVES unit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES unit poses on steps, possibly at Hunter College, 1944.
    • WV0020 Rosemarie Dodd Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, 1944]

    • 1944-07-31
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in khaki WAC uniform and garrison cap, 31 July 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in summer khaki WAC uniform and Hobby hat, 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs dancing with the troops, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Overhead photo of soldiers and their dates at a dance, circa 1944. Back of the photo indicates "A dead tired Curtis [far left] 'presses on' for the troops!"
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Mildred Curtis Scott in WAC olive drab uniform and Hobby hat, circa 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WAC honor guard for Massachusetts Governor, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Six WACs participate in honor guard for Massachusetts Governor Leverett A. Saltonstall (in suit), as he exits onto the street from underneath an awning, circa 1944. WACs, including Mildred Curtis Scott (third from right) and fellow MP Esther...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott in MP brassard, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott, pictured wearing her military police (MP) brassard, returns an employee button to the rack at the Boston Port of Embarkation in 1944.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs in Franklin Square House Tea Room, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of WACs dining in the tea room at Franklin Square House, the hotel which served as their barracks in Boston, in 1944. Mildred Curtis Scott is seated at the table in the foreground, second from the left.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Mildred Curtis Scott and friends at NCO Club, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mildred Curtis Scott (center) sits at a table with four WAC friends and a male soldier at the non-commissioned officers club in Boston, 1944. The table is full of empty beer bottles, as according to the back of the photo, Scott "was the only...
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [WACs  in Franklin Square House quarters, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Publicity photo of Mildred Curtis Scott (seated third from left) and 7 other WACs in her room at the Franklin Square House in Boston, 1944. Two of the women wear their seersucker uniforms, while the others are in olive drab with no head cover.
    • WV0092 Mildred Curtis Scott Papers
    • [Portrait of Jean Marie Bright, 1944]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jean Marie Bright against a backdrop of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., probably taken in Fall of 1944. Bright wears the American Red Cross Military Welfare winter uniform with the Military Welfare overseas cap.
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005

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