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  • Item description: Italy
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    • [Aerial photo quarters in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • An aerial photo of a base in Italy, 1944. The building on the left is Bernice Bonner and other Red Cross worker's villa. The building in the middle is the office villa. The building on the far right is a navy hospital.
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • [Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Bernice Bonner in Italy, circa 1944. The back of the photo reads, "This windblown witch is me. You can see I need to do something about my hair."
    • WV0189 Bernice Bonner Papers
    • G.I. Jane writes home from overseas [1944]

    • 1944-10-10
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure consists of quotes from members of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) serving overseas. WACs write home about a variety of topics relating to their service in England, France, North Africa, Italy,...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • 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 Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-03-10
    • Kay Cox gives a lengthy description of the physical and emotional state of wounded soldiers returning from overseas to Stark Hospital in Charleston, S.C. She informs Bob that they say conditions in Italy are horrific and that England is a...
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to Mother, Dad, and Stub, 1944]

    • 1944-07-17
    • Lola H. Ryan writes of being inspired by Army Nurse Corps (ANC) personnel treating the wounded at the Battle of Anzio in Italy. She also discusses various aspects of her training, her pending graduation from nurse training, having difficulty in...
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • [Lt. Elizabeth Ray saluting child, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lt. Elizabeth Ray crouches and returns the salute of a little girl she befriended at a base in Bari, Italy, in 1944. The girl wears a garrison cap and a shirt with army patches, while Ray is in WAC service dress.
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • [Nurses softball team, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucile Griffin Leonard and her softball team of nurses, the "Teddy Bears," group together for a photo in Leghorn, Italy, in 1944 or 1945. Leonard is second from right in the back row.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [Lucile Griffin Leonard in Italy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucile Griffin Leonard stands in front of decorative doors in Florence, Italy, wearing olive drab dietitian uniform, in 1944 or 1945.
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Oral history interview with Marie M. Mason, 2011

    • 2011-03-19
    • Marie M. Mason speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mason discusses her time at a station hospital in Italy, interactions with German prisoners of war, her nursing education before her service...
    • WV0510 Marie M. Mason Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Patricia Tew Gregory, 2011

    • 2011-02-05
    • Patricia T. Gregory speaks of her early life, education, and military service.

      Gregory discusses her experiences in the ROTC and the army, her experiences in Honduras, and visit to Italy. She also mentions her interactions with the VA system...
    • WV0506 Patricia Tew Gregory Oral History
    • [Carol Alban Johnson in dress white uniform, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Portrait of Carol Alban Johnson in WAC dress white uniform, holding a book about Italy. The photo was part of publicity materials for the Star Spangled Pageant, a touring exhibit presenting the history of women's association with the U.S. Army, ca...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers

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