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    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • [Agnes Cantwell in jeep, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Agnes Cantwell drives an army vehicle in the Philippines in 1945. The pant legs and shirt sleeves of her work uniform are rolled up.
    • [Three WACS in field uniforms, circa 1944]

    • 1945
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Three hometown friends, (left to right) Peggy Clarke, Jeanne Bayne, and Agnes Cantwell, all from New York, enlisted together in early 1945. They are all wearing their olive drab field jackets and helmets.
    • [WACs at Philippines field hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Agnes Cantwell's WAC co-workers are seated on steps in front of an army hospital in the Philippines in 1945. The seated WACs wear service uniforms with pants while a soldier and a nurse in the cotton seersucker field uniform stand above them.
    • [Army nurses in Tokyo, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Agnes Cantwell (right) and a fellow nurse stand in front of a large billboard that announces their entrance into Tokyo,"Home of the Cavalry Division," in 1946.

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