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  • Veteran's biography: Charleston
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    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Letter from Lt. Jenny Lea to Mary Kate Bonds, 1942]

    • 1942-09-14
    • Letter from WAAC Jenny Lea, then stationed at Fort Des Moines, that convinced Mary Kate Bonds to join the military, dated 14 September 1942. Lea had just completed Officer Candidate School, and describes the difficulties and rewards of OCS,...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Plane crash wreckage, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photo of the wreckage of the plane crash Virginia Russell Reavis was in, circa 1943. She survived and received a commendation.
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • [WAVES apartments in Bronx, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Apartment building where WAVES were billeted in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, 1943.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Hunter College, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photograph of Hunter College in New York as seen in 1943. The college served as a WAVES Training Center during World War II.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [WAVES on New York sidewalk, 1943]

    • 1943
    • A line of WAVES stands on a sidewalk in Bronx, New York, near Hunter College, in 1943. Some have suitcases; they were preparing to depart for another assignment.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab winter uniform including blouse with roll collar and notch lapels with U.S. cyphers near the end of the collar and a pair of caduceus with a black "N" on the upper part of the lapel, four buttons with army coat of arms,...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [WAVES Platoon 3 at Hunter College, 1943]

    • 1943-02
    • WAVES Platoon 3 of Company 111 stands in formation for a group photo in front of a building at at Hunter College in February 1943. The WAVES are wearing overcoats and enlisted service hats with blue cover.
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [Butler sisters at ship christening, 1943]

    • 1943-11-30
    • Frances Butler's sisters, Julia Butler and Josephine Butler, pose at the christening of the Liberty ship SSEdwin L. Godkin on 30 November 1943. The Butler sisters worked at the Savannah Ship Building Company prior to joining the WAVES, and ...
    • WV0281 Frances Butler Papers
    • [Dorothy Coley at Camp Polk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy Coley stands in front of the hospital at Camp Polk, Louisiana, wearing her light blue Red Cross uniform and white shoes, circa 1944.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Dorothy Coley, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Dorothy Coley in Red Cross uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Edna Andrews Weston in Navy Nurse Corps uniform and first pattern blue service hat, 1944.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Edna Andrews Weston in NNC uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Edna Andrews Weston, circa 1944, stands outside wearing the Navy Nurse Corps navy blue uniform and 1944 service hat with white top, and holding gloves.
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • [Portrait of Margaret Chamberlin Smith, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of WASP Margaret Chamberlin Smith in 1944, wearing an Air Force flying helmet and goggles with white scarf and leather jacket.
    • WV0349 Margaret Chamberlin Smith Papers

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