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    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Oral history interview with Millie Dunn Veasey, 2000

    • 2000-06-25
    • Interview primarily documents Millie Dunn Veasey's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps] during World War II, and her subsequent education and career at St. Augustine's College.

      Veasey discusses...
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Galster Layton Starkey

    • 2016-06-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Galster Layton Starkey and her service with the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

      Starkey recalls her desire to prove herself to her family by completing U.S. Army Airborne School, and the...
    • WV0614 Mary Galster Layton Starkey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth C. Hickcox, 1999

    • 1999-04-23
    • Primarily documents Elizabeth C. Hickcox's early life, her Standard Oil job, and her experiences at Hunter College and Anacostia Naval Station with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WACs making doughnuts, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs make doughnuts at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC MPs in front of sign, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three WAC military police pose in front of a "W.A.C. Training Center" sign at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1945.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC MP Detachment graduating class, 1945]

    • 1945-01-10
    • Portrait of graduating class, MP Detachment 4443 SCU, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, on January 10, 1945." Pictured are (First row, left to right): Barhum, Parrish, Hayes, Chick, Martin, McNutt, Broz. Second row: Linchey, Rastonski, Alses, Coe,...
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC in review, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WAC units in review at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC convoy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A convoy of military vehicles driven by and transporting WACs pictured at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [WAC band, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of the WAC Band in formation with instruments at the Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Regiment 31 at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, NY, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WAVES Regiment 31 marches in Building I at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York, where they are completing boot camp in the spring of 1944. All women wear dark uniforms, black and white hats, and white gloves.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Push ball, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of WACs playing with a giant ball in a game of "push ball" at Third WAC Training Center,Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, circa 1944.
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • [Portrait of Milllie Dunn Veasey, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Millie Dunn Veasey poses in a chair in her WAC battle dress jacket and skirt in Birmingham, England, in 1945.
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers

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