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    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • [Two nurses at water supply tank, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a fellow ANC nurse, both wearing summer work uniforms with turban-style head wraps, retrieve water from the supply tank at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October 1944. Behind the women is a tent filled with cots.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three nurses at plane wreckage in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (right), and an unidentified ANC nurse stand on the wing of a bombed Japanese plane in Saipan," Mariana Islands, in September of 1944. All three women wear the ANC summer work uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses in Saipan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three ANC nurses pose outside their quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in 1944. The woman on the left wears a civilian bikini; the nurse in the center wears the ANC summer work uniform with turban-style head wrap; and the nurse on the...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Six nurses of the 176th station hospital in Saipan, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Supervisor Lucy Slade Libby (back row, right) poses with five fellow workers from the 176th station hospital in Saipan, including the Red Cross director (front left). Army nurses, pictured in the ANC brown and white seersucker work uniform, include...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Servicemen and women in line at a buffet, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A line of servicemen and women get food from a buffet while attending a dance in Guam in late 1945. Army nurse Lucy Slade Libby may be second from the right.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Reunion of Duke graduates in Saipan, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Five graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing and two Duke Medical School alumni gather for a reunion around a table in Saipan in August 1945. Pictured from left to right are: Dorothy Sheldon, Lucy Slade, Cabell Young Jr., Marion Meeks,...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Portrait of Lucy Slade Libby, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Portrait of Lucy Slade Libby taken for Edwin Clark Libby, her future husband, in 1943. She wears the ANC olive drab service uniform with matching garrison cap.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nurses quarters in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A row of temporary buildings that served as the nurses quarters of the 204th General Hospital in Guam, as seen in December 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nurses and servicemen at officer's club, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (center), and an unidentified ANC nurse are seated in front three servicemen at an officer's club in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby wears the ANC beige off-duty dress and Sheldon wears the ANC olive drab off-duty...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby with brother and friend, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left) poses with her brother Halcourt Slade and her friend Dot Sheldon, circa 1943. Halcourt was enlisted in the Marine Corps and stationed at Camp Lejuene, North Carolina, while Libby and Sheldon were both stationed at Camp...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby washes her hair in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ludy Slade Libby washes her hair outside her quarters at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in fall 1944. On a ledge in front of her is a helmet filled with water.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby orders a drink at a bar, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses while ordering a drink at a bar in Saipan, circa 1945. She wears the ANC olive drab skirt, light olive (pink) shirt, and garrison cap. A note with the photo reads, "Officers had a quota of alcohol which they bought. Since I...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby on hilltop, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby, in the ANC khaki shirt, dark olive drab summer slacks, and a head wrap, stands with her hands on her hips on a hilltop in Guam in late 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in jeep, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby sits in a jeep with her cousin, Pemberton Slade, at the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. To the right is the nurses quarters, and in the background is the hospital.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in hospital uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1943. She wears a white hospital uniform and cap, possibly her Duke University nursing school uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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