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    • [Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with brother and cousin in New Guinea, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Nurse Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with her brother (right), a member of the U.S. Navy, and her cousin Don Lozer (left), stand outside the nurses quarters in New Guinea, ca. 1944. She is wearing the brown and white striped seersucker field hospital...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [10th Station Hospital Nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mary Jane V. DeWan, first row on the left, and the 10th Station Hospital nurses at Oro Bay or Finschhafen, New Guinea, in 1944. The group is likely wearing the tropical shirtwaist and pants.
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [Mary Jane and John DeWan, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Mary Jane and John DeWan, both in uniform, on their day of reunion, after twenty-seven months of separation during the war, in December 1945.
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Jane DeWan, 1999

    • 1999-01-28
    • Documents Mary Jane DeWan's pre-war nurse's training; her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) in the South Pacific from 1943 to 1945; and her life and career following World War II.

      DeWan briefly discusses her nursing training before...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [Nina Greenlee shaking hands with Governor of SC, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Nina M. Greenlee shakes hands with the Governor of South Carolina, Olin Johnston, at a Bond Rally in South Carolina. A quote on the back of the photo reads,"What did the Private from NC say to the Governor of SC?"
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nina M. Greenlee, 1999

    • 1999-02-19
    • Primarily documents Nina M. Greenlee's education at the Women's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1920s; her service in the United States and Italy with the Women's Army...
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • [Lucy Smith, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Formal portrait of Lucy Smith in WAC uniform, circa 1944.
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Sylvia Lynch Letters

    • 1945
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0369 Sylvia Lynch Letters
    • [Photograph of Marie S. Senzig]

    • 2003-05
    • This photograph was taken in San Diego and shows Marie S. Senzig during her promotion to O-6 in May 2003. She is wearing her United States Navy White Uniform.
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • [Photograph of Marie S. Senzig]

    • 2007
    • Marie S. Senzig is seen here, on right, during a Commissioning Ceremony on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia. She is wearing her Full Dress White uniform.
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • [Group photograph of Camp Lejeune navy nurses]

    • Undated
    • Marie S. Senzis, fourth from left, is seen here posing with other United States Navy nurses at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. They are wearing their Full Dress Blue uniforms.
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • [Photograph of Marie S. Senzig]

    • Undated
    • Marie S. Senzig is seen here, on right, with Captain Nancy Simmons, wearing their Dinner Dress Blue uniforms.
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marie S. Senzig, 2013

    • 2013-08-16
    • Primarily documents the life of Marie Senzig and her twenty-eight years of military service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps.

      Senzig discusses growing up in rural Wisconsin with seven brothers and five sisters, her lifelong interest...
    • WV0549 Marie S. Senzig Papers

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