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    • [Opening of Red Cross Club in Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12-24
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Overhead photo of soldiers with coffee and cookies socializing on the opening night of the Red Cross Club at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okanawa, Japan, on Christmas Eve 1945. Jean Heath is the Red Cross worker seen at...
    • [Opening of Red Cross Club in Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12-24
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • A crowd of sailors sit in chairs and on the floor for opening night of the Red Cross Club at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okanawa, Japan, on Christmas Eve 1945."Tex" and Mary Clark are the women seated on the front row...
    • [Ruth White in front of ruins, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Ruth White in field uniform stands in front of the ruins of the Legislative Building in Manila, Philippines, in the fall of 1945. The building had had been bombed during the Battle of Manila in February, 1945. Notations on the back of the...
    • [Ruth White, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Formal portrait of Ruth M. White in Red Cross uniform, including hat, in 1945.
    • [Red Cross workers enjoy fresh milk, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Ruth White and three co-workers enjoy glasses of fresh milk, for which they traded their liquor rations, while stationed at the Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okinawa, in 1946. The women are in their quarters and sit on the bunks made for them by...
    • [Birthday party for Ruth White, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Ruth White cutting the cake at her birthday celebration with a group of navy personnel and three Red Cross co-workers in February 1946. All are stationed at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay) on Okinawa, Japan.
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...

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