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    • Oral history interview with Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson 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 Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach, 2000

    • 2000-05-22
    • Sendelbach primarily discusses her pilot training, her ferrying duties as a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II, and her post-service family life.

      Sendelbach discusses her frequent moves as a child; the Civilian Pilot...
    • WV0168 Nancy Featherhoff Sendelbach 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
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dolores Meurer Reed, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • Primarily documents Dolores Meurer Reed's service in the WASP from 1943 to 1944.

      Reed discusses her early childhood, her first experience flying, earning money to pay for flight lessons, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. She discusses learning...
    • WV0398 Dolores Reed Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Jester Poteat, 2010

    • 2010-06-30
    • Cheryl Jester Poteat tells of her early life and career, basic training and duties in the United States Air Force as an imagery interpreter specialist, involvement with veterans' groups, including Women in Military Service for America, and...
    • WV0494 Cheryl Jester Poteat Papers
    • Oral history interview with Carrie G. Radnik, 2003

    • 2003-01-14
    • Primarily documents Carrie Gammel Radnik's service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945.

      Pre-war topics include Radnik's high school education; the Depression; studying nursing at Touro Infirmary, New Orleans; and the attack on Pearl...
    • WV0269 Carrie Radnik Collection, 1942-1945, 2003
    • Facts you want to know about the WAC [1943]

    • 1943-12-31
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps (WAC) provides detailed descriptions of WAC jobs in the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, and Army Service Forces. Includes a detailed list of avaliable jobs and...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A book of facts about the WAC [1944]

    • 1943-09-12
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to join the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Topics include jobs with the Army Air Forces, Army Ground Forces, Army Service Forces, and army hospitals; the variety of jobs open to WACs;...
    • 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
    • The army nurse [October 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Volume 1, Number 10, October 1994 edition of "The Army Nurse" magazine. Articles on morale considerations for wounded troops, the role of nurses on the home front, the issuing of wrist watches to nurses, a listing of opportunities for leisure in...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Ann Brune, 2015

    • 2015-04-03
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Ann Brune and her service with the United States Army and U.S. Army Reserve.

      Brune recalls the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, and the impact it had on her decision to join the...
    • WV0580 Rachel Ann Brune Papers, 2002-2010
    • [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
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to mother, 1945]

    • 1945-03-09
    • Reeves reveals that a service member drew the illustrations and provides an overview of recent recreation activities, including her singing trio.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Physical therapy: a deeply rewarding career [1952]

    • 1952-10-10
    • Small blue-and-black pamphlet encourages women to serve in the U.S. Army Women's Medical Specialist Corps. Describes the physical therapy profession; how it fits into the army; professional training in the army; and career opportunities.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • A career as a WAC [1951]

    • 1951
    • Brown and white illustrated recruiting booklet for the Women's Army Corps, published in 1951. Describes the history and organization of the WAC, basic training, pay, and qualifications for recruits, in addition to a detailed listing of career...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • To save a life [1970]

    • 1970
    • First 6 pages of a color brochure highlighting the history, achievements, personnel, and commendations of the U.S. Army's 67th Medical Group, which at the time of printing was on its fourth tour in Vietnam. Includes a map of areas served in Vietnam...
    • WV0404 Carol Nachtrab Papers

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