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  • Veteran's biography: western
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    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucille Ingram Pauquette, 1999

    • 1999-02-15
    • Primarily documents Carolina Lucille Ingram Pauquette's service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1945 to 1946 and her life after World War II.

      Pauquette discusses her decision to join the Marines and the influence of having four...
    • WV0037 Lucille Ingram Pauquette Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marthalou Hunter, 1999

    • 1999
    • Primarily documents Marthalou Hunter's college years and her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1947.

      Hunter discusses her education at three universities, including a negative experience at Duke University School of...
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marilyn Bobbi Earp, 2000

    • 2000-06-16
    • Documents N. Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp's early life, education, and flight training; her service as an air traffic control tower operator while in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1944 to 1949; her experiences singing with the choir throughout her...
    • WV0174 Marilyn Roberts "Bobbi" Earp Papers
    • [Marthalou  Hunter and father, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marthalou Hunter, in WAC overcoat and Hobby hat, and her father H.T. Hunter, president of Western Carolina College, pose outside in the snow, circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • [Six WACs, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Five WACs, including Marthalou Hunter (far left) pose with a commanding officer (center), circa 1945.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WAACs with Jane Wyman, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Actress Jane Wyman and her accompanist pose with WAAC officers, including Marthlou Hunter (front right), in 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WAAC platoon at Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of Marthalou Hunter and the 3rd platoon of the 4th Company, 6th WAAC Regiment, in formation at Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WAACs in front of sign, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WAACs pose in front of a sign in Daytona Beach so that it reads "Notice! WAAC Officers For Rent", circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [U.S. Army parade, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • Marching formation of two rows of WAACs, commanded by Marthalou Hunter (front right), and three regular army platoons, circa 1944.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WAAC company in Daytona Beach, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of Marthalou Hunter's unit, the 4th Company, 6th WAAC Regiment, in formation in front of the Riviera Hotel at Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Marthalou Hunter with soldier, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Marthalou Hunter in uniform with an unidentified soldier outside his home, circa 1945. In the window of the house is a Blue Star Service Banner with two stars.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Two WACs and a WAVE, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two WACs (right) and a Navy WAVES member (left) pose in front of building, circa 1945.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Marthalou Hunter with Frederick C. Whitten, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marthalou Hunter and Lt. Col. Frederick C. Whitten, the post executive officer, in front of a train, circa 1945. Behind them, an African American porter helps a WAC with her luggage.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WACs in physical training, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs lie on their backs doing leg raises as a part of physical training at Brookley Field in Mobile, Alabama, circa 1944.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Marthalou Hunter as a serologist, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Marthalou Hunter sits at a desk of test tubes and beakers as a serologist at Fitzsimons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado, in 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [WACs marching, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WACs in formation march past a white wooden church, circa 1945.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers

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