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  • Item description: Japanese
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    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Oral history interview with Anne E. Horney Boehmer, 2011

    • 2011-03-01
    • Anne Boehmer speaks of her early life, military service, and the military service of her siblings.

      Boehmer discusses her experiences during the service, the experience of one of her brothers who was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison...
    • WV0508 Anne E. Horney Boehmer Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1944]

    • 1944-02-01
    • Cayle has abdominal pain and is in the the hospital. She also mentions her brother who is serving in the South Pacific, the "horror" inflicted on Bataan, and her dislike of the Japanese.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • Oral history interview with Audrey Fisher, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • Documents Audrey Ann Fisher's twenty-seven year career in the military, with an emphasis on attitudes and changes in the Women's Army Corps and the U.S. Army.

      Fisher discusses her childhood in Oregon and Washington; her social life after...
    • WV0153 Audrey Ann Fisher Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure 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
    • 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.
      ...
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • [Japanese staff at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • Esther Gilbert (back center) and the native Japanese kitchen and canteen staff at the Red Cross facility directed by Albert S. Johnson at Tachikawa Army Air Base, Japan, in December 1945. Many of the women wear kimonos. (Photo taken from Esther...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Nuns at 95th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four of the five Sisters of Charity stand outside at the 95th Station Hospital after being evacuated from their hospital in eastern China, which was threatened by Japanese advance and occupation, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Smith Johnson, 2000

    • 2000-12-13
    • Interview primarily documents Mildred Smith Johnson's work as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Johnson briefly describes the family farm near Statesville, North Carolina, attending a one-room segregated school, her...
    • WV0192 Mildred Smith Johnson Papers
    • [Japanese POWs working, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Japanese POWs are seen making the nurses' quarters steps, Saipan, 1946.
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • [Jean MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owen, 1945]

    • 1945-12-18
    • Jean Marie MacArthur, wife of General Douglas MacArthur, christens the USS Gary Owen, a Red Cross canteen ship, in Tokyo Bay on 18 December 1945. The official ARC caption reads "Mrs. Douglas MacArthur christens the USS Gary Owens, a Red Cross...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Melissa, 1945]

    • 1945-09-24
    • Jean Reeves has included photographs of Japanese troops surrendering, and continues to feed former prisoner of war. Reeves has heard that Jim is in Okinawa and is uncertain where she will be at Christmas.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Lee to Catherine Katopes and Georgie, 24 June 1945]

    • 1945-06-24
    • Katopes' friend Lee describes her transfer to The Phillipines from Australia, including baggage weight limitations, stops in New Guinea, and Biak, Palaw, and Leyte, and enjoying the flights. Lee describes the rubble in Manila, lacking permanent...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • [Three nurses at plane wreckage in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (right), and an unidentified ANC nurse stand on the wing of a bombed Japanese plane in Saipan," Mariana Islands, in September of 1944. All three women wear the ANC summer work uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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