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    • Oral history interview with Judith Bullock Nisbet, 1999

    • 1999-03-22
    • Primarily documents Judith Bullock Nisbet's early life; time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Service...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Wedding of Judith Bullock and Edward Thomson, 1943]

    • 1943-04-24
    • Judith Bullock Nisbet and Edward "Shorty" Thomson walk down the aisle at Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee University after their wedding on April 24, 1943. Nisbet wears her Navy white dress uniform but carries the glove she removed to accept her...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943
    • [Lucy Smith, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Lucy Smith in WAC uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • [Maxine Pierce's retirement, 1964]

    • 1964-09-16
    • Maxine Newcom Pierce is read a citation by a U.S. Navy captain at her retirement ceremony at Moffett Field, California, on 16 September 1964. Pierce, at the top of the stairs, wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform, officers cap, and white...
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Maxine Pierce, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Maxine Pierce poses in the WAVES gray and white seersucker work uniform and service cap with white cover, circa 1945. On her sleeve is the insignia of Yeoman 3rd Class Petty Officer.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [U.S. Navy WAVES musical review, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • U.S. Navy WAVES perform a musical review, circa 1945. All the women wear the WAVES blue service dress uniform and matching garrison cap. There is a cartoon character holding a feather on the center microphone.
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • [Portrait of Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote, circa 1977. She wears the army green service uniform with lieutenant colonel oak leaf pin on the shoulder boards, military police lapel pin, and Vietnam shoulder sleeve patch. On her right jacket...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote, circa 1976, in the army green pantsuit uniform. She wears the general staff branch insignia on her lapel and the U.S. Army Command shoulder sleeve patch.
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote and Melodie Esposito, circa 1972]

    • 1971
    • Major Evelyn "Pat" Foote (left) shakes hands with Drill Sergeant Melodie Esposito in front of an American flag, circa 1971. Both women wear olive green fatigues; Foote wears the Vietnam patch on her sleeve. The "Oath of Enlistment" is tucked under...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote speaks while seated on a couch, circa 1976. She wears the army green pantsuit uniform with the general staff branch insignia on her lapel and the U.S. Army Command shoulder sleeve patch. Another woman in uniform can be seen in...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote receives award, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote is handed an award, possibly an oak leaf cluster for her Army Commendation Medal, by Major General Cal Benedict, circa 1976. Foote wears the army green service uniform with lieutenant colonel insignia and U.S....
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Jimmy Carter with WAC personnel, circa 1978]

    • 1978
    • Four female army personnel, (l to r) Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn Patricia Foote, Staff Sergeant Hammack, WAC director Brigadier General Mildred Inez Bailey, 2nd Lieutenant Grisdale, and Specialist White, stand around President Jimmy Carter's desk as...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Patricia Foote cutting a cake, circa 1977]

    • 1977
    • Evelyn "Pat" Foote cuts a cake that reads "Women's Army Corps," with Sergeant First Class Sue Horne, circa 1978. Horne (left) wears the army green cord uniform. Foote (right) wears the army green service uniform with the ribbon for the meritorious...
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [Evelyn Pat Foote with four WACs, circa 1976]

    • 1976
    • Lieutenant Colonel Evelyn "Pat" Foote speaks with four fellow servicewomen, circa 1976. She wears the army green service uniform with US Army, Vietnam shoulder sleeve insignia and Army General Service Identification Badge.
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • [WAVES dress white summer uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WAVES officer's dress white summer uniform, including tailored white lightweight blouse with distinctive rounded collar with WAVES insignia, four gold buttons, and reserve blue cuff stripes. Worn with white shirtwaist and black seaman's tie and...
    • WV0056 Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection, 1942-1943

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