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  • Veteran's biography: 1916
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    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan and two WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (center) poses with two fellow WACs, circa 1944. The women on the left and right wear the WAC khaki shirtwaist, tie, and skirt. Sullivan probably wears the WAC beige summer off-duty dress.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan at gate, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan, in WAC olive drab uniform and garrison cap, poses at the gate of a lattice fence, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs in fatigues, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eight WACs, including Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (back row, second from left), sit for a group photo in 1944, probably while stationed in Europe. The women wear the WAC work uniforms and summer fatigue hats; one is smoking a cigarette.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • Formal photograph of Ruth Mary Petry wearing her W.A.S.P. (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) uniform.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • [Front view photograph of naval biplane similar to an N3N, April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Front view photograph of a naval biplane similar to an N3N, with damaged propeller and nose after "nosing over" while taxiing, April 1945.
      Captions read:"Okay-except a 'slightly' bent 'prop'"A visiting [G?]-B - nosed over while taxiing April...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Group of WAVES members with WAVES officers and male chief petty officer, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Group of WAVES members attired in service dress blue "B" uniforms, along with three female officers with the cap insignia of the Navy Nurse Corps and one male officer attired in service dress khaki or white with the cap insignia for a Navy Chief...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Group of WAVES members saluting, May 1943]

    • 1943-05
    • Group of WAVES members saluting, attired in service dress blue "A" uniforms, 1943.
      Captions read:"Boot Camp - Hunter"May 1943"'Spannie' 'Vi' 'Mac' 'Ernie' S. Leader [Section Leader?]"
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • [Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Informal photograph of a group of WAVES members attired in service dress blues. Photograph is framed in an autographed souvenir folder.
      Caption reads:"Georgian Room - Hotel Peabody - 'M22' 'Section D.'" Caption on facing page reads "Memphis -...
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Sullivan, 2004

    • 2004-02-09
    • Interview primarily documents Dorothy Collins Sullivan's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Sullivan details her reasons for joining the WAC, including the slogan "Free a Man to Fight." She...
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers

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