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    • Back of the fighting front." [1943]

    • 1943-03-10
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) describes the organization and purpose of the WAAC and enrollment requirements. Numerous photographs with detailed captions illustrate WAAC uniforms,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-05-13
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for officers' training school. Questions and answers explain the organization of the WAAC; how the first officers would...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Women's army auxillary corps [1942]

    • 1942-06-24
    • Five-panel, fold-out recruiting pamphlet for the Women's Army Auxillary Corps (WAAC) provides brief information for applicants for the WAAC through question-and-answer format. Topics include the organization of the WAAC; general qualifications;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [World War One diary, 1918]

    • 1918-09-28
    • Diary entry describing an instructional meeting for members of the Red Cross assigned to France. The entry states that twenty male and thirty female volunteers met at Union Station in Washington D.C. to begin the journey to France.
    • WV0280 WWI Diary
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Beetham Jones, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • Primarily documents Jane Beetham Jones's service from 1952 to 1980 with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve for twenty-eight years and her military and civilian career in public information and journalism.

      Jones discusses her high education and...
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Oral history interview with Patricia Chamings, 2007

    • 2007-01-27
    • Primarily discusses Chamings' nursing education, teaching, and thirty years of service with the Air National Guard.

      Chamings mentions her childhood in Florida; her mother's nursing career; her nursing education at Orange Memorial Hospital...
    • WV0378 Patricia Ann Chamings Papers
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Fraley Kodack, 2009

    • 2009-10-01
    • Primarily documents Jane Kodack's service with the ANC from 1981-1993, and her education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 to 1967.

      Kodack discusses attending UNCG in the first years after it became...
    • WV0471 Jane Fraley Kodack Papers
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • Phillips has moved to Camp Atterbury for x-ray school. She notes getting new uniforms, the improved KP duty, her classes, and requests money from her furlough fund to purchase textbooks.
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Offenbacher Lewis

    • 2008-12-22
    • Gayle Lewis tells of her early life, education, and lengthy service as officer and nurse in the navy and the navy reserve.

      Lewis primarily documents her military career, spanning the period between the Vietnam War and Operation Desert...
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1944-09-17
    • Reeves has had an adverse reaction to a round of booster shots and has had her luggage lost. She recounts that Tom has yet to ship out, and that if his promotion to major goes through, will have to stay for quite some time and be ineligible for...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • WAVES Newsletter [October 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • October 1945 issue of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue focuses on de-mobilization, with articles including "More Policies Announced Regarding...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Naval training bulletin [1948]

    • 1948-11
    • This black and white, 32-page bulletin was published by the Bureau of Naval Personnel in November 1948. It features a cover story on the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-U.S. Navy). The three page article details WAVES training...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Diary of Jenice M. Klee, 1943]

    • 1943-1945
    • Jenice M. Klee served in a clerical capacity for the United States Coast Guard SPARS program during the Second World War. Her diary spans the period from January 1, 1943 to December 23, 1945. It is primarily concerned with Klee's social and work...
    • WV0279 Jenice M. Klee Diary
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary

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