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    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Oral history interview with Elna Allran Jones, 1999

    • 1999-02-12
    • Primarily documents Elna Allran Jones's early life; her service with the Cadet Nurse Corps and Army Nurse Corps (ANC); and her post-World War II career as a nurse.

      Jones discusses her parents and her background, then comments on her decision...
    • WV0023 Elna Allran Jones Papers
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Betty Magnusson letter

    • Undated
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0341 Betty Magnusson Letters, 1943-1945
    • [Women officers club in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Outside of the facility that served as the women officers club in Tacloban, Leytes, Philippines, in 1945. On the patio outside are groupings of chairs, and the building appears to be largely open-air. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Women marching]

    • Undated
    • Photograph of the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) marching, Fort Des Moines, Iowa.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Winnie Eskrigge aboard ship in Subic Bay, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • Winnie Eskrigge, in fatigues with Red Cross insignia, smiles at the camera while sitting in front of a ship's wheel while at U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay, Philippines, in October 1945. A serviceman can be seen behind her. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [WAACs]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) sitting in the field.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs training in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps)are possibly listening to training instructions in the field.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs out in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) in the field. A tent can be seen in the background.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAACs in the field]

    • Undated
    • WAACs (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) Caption on back of photograph:"'messing in the field' in the middle of October"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Possibly Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) uniform with a gas mask, October 7, 1942. Caption on back of photograph:"What the well dressed WAAC will wear. Oct. 7, '42"
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [View from Baysmere Red Cross rest billet, Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • A view overlooking the river from Baysmere Red Cross and nurse rest billet in Brisbane, Australia, as seen in October 1944. Several vessels and the Stoney bridge can be seen. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Red Cross workers and jeep in Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three Red Cross workers in fatigues, including Margaret Mooney, who sits on the front bumper of a jeep, are pictured outside the ARC office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. The women appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's Army Corps) summer...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Three Biak natives with a coconut, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • Three Biak citizens, one holding a coconut and a knife, stand next to a jeep driven by an American GI in April 1945. The caption in the scrapbook reads, "'Hello Joe' - coconut, 1 guilder." This is probably a reference to what the man said to sell...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [The reviewship party]

    • 1942-10-07
    • Caption on back of the photograph reads "the reviewship party, with six unnamed individuals, ends its inspection, at Fort DesMoines, Iowa, October 7, 1942."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [The barracks]

    • Undated
    • Caption on back of photograph reads "The Barracks at Fort Des Moines, Iowa."
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Street in Yokohama, Japan, in 1945]

    • 1945
    • A view from above of a street in Yokohama, Japan, in late 1945, showing rubble and buildings damaged by air raids. There are many people in the street, including a large number of U.S. sailors. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Store window display]

    • Undated
    • A store window display, advertising the WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps].
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945

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