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    • It's a big decision [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure calls for women to serve their country in the armed forces in the post-World War II era. Briefly describes the opportunities that the services offer; the nine branches that women could choose to join;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Oral history interview with Frances Barringer Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-04-25
    • Documents Frances Barringer Bailey's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES in Massachusetts; Great Lakes, Illinois; and Corpus Christi, Texas; and her career in education.
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    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Gail Adams, 2008

    • 2008-10-30
    • Documents Gail Adams' early life; her lengthy service in the United States Air Force between the years 1970-1993; and her life after receiving an honorable discharge.

      Adams recalls her early life and her mother's remarriage to an air force...
    • WV0434 Gail Adams Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Prevatt Pickett, 2009

    • 2009-04-21
    • Elsie P. Pickett documents her early life, collegiate education, wide ranging military service, and later civilian career.

      Pickett primarily discusses her career in the United Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] during the Cold War and Vietnam...
    • WV0462 Elsie Prevatte Pickett Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ann Watters, 2000

    • 2000
    • Interview primarily documents Ann K. Watters' interest in flying planes and her service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

      Pre-service topics include her father's flight career; other pilots in the family; taking an aviation...
    • WV0175 Ann K. Watters Oral History
    • Share service for freedom [1951]

    • 1951
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for the armed forces. Blue and red poster text lists WAC, WAF, WAVE, Marine, Nurses, and Women's Medical Specialist Corps. 11 inches x 14 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Join in the holiday spirit - U.S. Air Force [1953]

    • 1953
    • Korean War era recruiting poster for Women in the Air Force (WAF). Illustration features two male and one female U.S. Air Force personnel underneath the branch seal, which is encircled by a Christmas wreath. 17 inches x 25 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt, 2012

    • 2012-03-10
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Bernhardt's childhood; her nursing service with the United States Air Force and Veteran's Administration; and her life after retirement.

      Bernhardt describes growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1950s and...
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nancy F. Neubauer, 2008

    • 2008-04-06
    • Primarily documents Neubauer's service in Korea and Germany with the U.S. Army Special Services in the late 1960s.

      Nancy Farrell Neubauer describes her childhood in Millbrook, her early interest in the military and history, and her education...
    • WV0412 Nancy Farrell Neubauer Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • We are ready: put us across [circa 1918]

    • 1918
    • This World War I era poster was produced for the Medical Women's National Association, and features a drawing of one of their members comforting kneeling European residents. Text reads:"Thirty-five of Our Women Doctors are Already Over There. We...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Serve those who served [1945]

    • 1945
    • World War II era recruiting poster for nurses in Veterans Administration hospitals. Illustration by Douglass depicts a man in a wheelchair, flanked by a battle scene and an image of him being attended to by a nurse. 20 inches x 28 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Hospital workers of the American Red Cross [1945]

    • 1945-04
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the American Red Cross. Illustration by Whitman depicts a Red Cross worker surrounded by three injured servicemen in hospital robes. 15 inches x 21 inches.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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