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  • Veteran's biography: theater
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    • Oral history interview with Mary Mathews, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Mary Haynsworth Mathews's experiences overseas in the Red Cross during World War II and her career in the theater.

      Mathews discusses living with her extended family as a child; theater opportunities in high school;...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in Germany, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in profile, looks out from a balcony in Germany in 1945. The American Red Cross Service sleeve patch on her arm is clearly visible.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in field attire, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in Red Cross helmet and coat, is pictured during a twelve hour wait to be transported from England to France in August of 1944. She has a canteen and knapsack in her lap.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Red Cross workers serve coffee to servicemen, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross workers serve the men of the 386th Bomber Squadron outside a building in New Essex, England, circa 1944. In the center of the mass of servicemen, two women, including one in the ARC military welfare service uniform, serve coffee.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945.]

    • 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, circa 1945. She wears a rain hat and coat with the circular American Red Cross Military Welfare Service sleeve patch.
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • [Jane Brister in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jane Brister, in WAC olive drab uniform with hat and gloves, stands on a sidewalk in scenic Oberammergau, Germany, where she was stationed at the European Theater Operations School (ETIS) in 1946.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Portrait of four WACs in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946-11
    • Four members of the WAC Detatchment at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, pose for a portrait in November 1946. From left to right are: 1st Lt. Jane Brister, T/Sgt. Anne Manjak, Sgt T3. Sallye Gibson, S/Sgt. Evelyn...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Jane Brister in her office, 1946]

    • 1946-10
    • WAC Jane Brister (center) stands at her desk at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, speaking with Major Louis P. Testa (right, in Ike jacket) and another soldier in October 1946.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [WACs off duty in Germany, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Jane Brister's WAC detachment, stationed at the European Theater Intelligence School in Oberammergau, Germany, enjoys a weekend in 1946. Army men and women have gathered on the veranda of the WAC quarters at Hotel Schilcherhof.
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Army officers at Red Cross Club, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lt. Carmen Penta, Lt. Jane Brister (center), and Maj. Isrin sit at a table with donuts and coffee in the American Red Cross Club at the European Theater Intelligence School (ETIS) in Oberammergau, Germany, in Fall 1946. According to the back of...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • [Outdoor theater, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A newly constructed outdoor theater at the Navy installation in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The theater has a stage on which a movie screen hangs, benches for seating, and a crude elevated projection room. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [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

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