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    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ethel LeBlanc Palma, 1999

    • 1999-11-22
    • Documents Ethel LeBlanc Palma's early life; her work as a Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) recruiter stateside and a foreign mail censorer in the Pacific during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Prominent pre-war topics...
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [Company 19, 21st WAC Regiment, 1944]

    • 1944-06-10
    • Ethel Palma and the 19th Company of the 21st Regiment pose at the the Third WAC Training Center at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, on June 10, 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [Ethel Palma in New Guinea, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ethel Palma seated outside the Allied Officers Club in Port Moresby, New Guinea, 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [WACs off duty in South Pacific, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Ethel Palma, along with fellow WACs and male Army soldiers, sunbathe at an unidenified locale in the Pacific theatre, circa 1944.
    • WV0022 Ethel LeBlanc Palma Papers
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Formal portrait of Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942. She wears a W.A.A.C. officer uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [W.A.A.C. Officer Training Class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Group photograph of W.A.A.C. (Woman's Army Auxilary Corps) Officer Training Class, 6th Company, 1st Regiment, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942. Roberta Wooddell House, 5th row from front, 8th from left.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Headshot of W.A.A.C. officer Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nancy Wooddell Thorton, perhaps in Panama, circa 1943. She wears the summer service uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Photograph of Nancy Wooddell Thorton, on left. Caption on back reads: Nandee in the far East and an Army Dr. both on duty, circa 1943. She wears the brown and white seersucker field hospital uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Nancy Wooddell Thorton, taken about January 1944, when ""'Nan Dee returned from Panama,"" 1944. She wears the olive drab service uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Ann Brune, 2015

    • 2015-04-03
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Ann Brune and her service with the United States Army and U.S. Army Reserve.

      Brune recalls the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, and the impact it had on her decision to join the...
    • WV0580 Rachel Ann Brune Papers, 2002-2010
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • Roberta Wooddell House stands at a microphone in front of the Williams Field Orchestra, circa 1942.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946

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