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  • Item description: Christmas
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    • [Opening of Red Cross Club in Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12-24
    • 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...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Memo satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 1968]

    • 1968-12-13
    • A one-page memo addressed to "all managers" satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that "a White Christmas would be in violation of Title II." A list of five rules for decorating for and celebrating Christmas is given.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Paraplegic Santa at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Charlotte Holder Clinger with Christmas tree, 1968]

    • 1968-12
    • Charlotte Holder Clinger sits on a desk with a miniature artificial Christmas tree in the DCOI office, 553rd Recon Wing at Korat Air Force Base in Thailand in December 1968. She wears the Air Force summer blue and white pinstripe cord uniform.
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • [Mannheim Service Club interior, circa 1948]

    • 1948
    • Christmas tree and other decorations inside the Service Club in Mannheim, Germany, where Jean Moore Fasse served as director, circa 1948.
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in hammock, with friends, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni and friends, Mastroianni in hammock. Writing on reverse:"Betty is combing A. Mary's hair. I have my fatigue hat on and am typing Christmas thenk you notes. See the fence? Of course - always a clothes line. D. Mastroianni"
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo in China, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Elsie Seetoo, in uniform, pauses on a road outinside Kunming, Yunnan Province, China, in July 1944. Back of the photo reads "To Bill-A very Merry Christmas...Elsie, '44"
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-10-20
    • Fischer debates whether to come home or wait for Christmas. She likes the free time allowed by her new job, is learning to take advantage of doing little and getting much in return, and has decided she will be "good for nothing" when she gets out...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-09
    • Fischer discusses a troop reduction on base which is keeping her busy busy, Christmas dinner in the mess hall, New Year's Eve activities, and her hope of attending Administrative Inspector's school in Florida. She enjoys her job, and has a...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-10
    • Fischer discusses writing to friends serving overseas, hoping to get home for Christmas, their Halloween party, the rumor that their base is closing for the winter, receiving vaccinations, and a visit from a friend from Officer Candidate School.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990

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