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  • Item description: Japanese
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    • [Esther Gilbert and Japanese child in the snow, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Red Cross worker Esther Gilbert and a Japanese child stand in the snow in front of the Kanko Hotel in Akakura, Japan, in February 1946. Gilbert's skis and poles are stuck in the snow in front of them. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Japanese POWs working, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Japanese POWs are seen making the nurses' quarters steps, Saipan, 1946.
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • [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
    • [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 Annie Pozyck to her parents, 12 March 1945]

    • 1945-03-12
    • Pozyck is grateful for mail from her family and feels closer to home when listening to American radio programs. She describes their open-air movie theater, her disgust for a captured Japanese prisoner, the possibility of a nurse's draft, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-01
    • Pozyck expresses her appreciation for the newspaper clippings her parents have sent and is sending them Japanese invasion money. She still hasn't heard any news from her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-03
    • Pozyck describes her Filipino patient ward, including a former Japanese prisoner who tells of "the atrocities of the Japs" and mentions updates on several friends.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-01
    • Pozyck discusses a nice dinner aboard a hospital ship and a party at an island Officers' Club. She also discusses news that her former commanding officer had been killed by the Japanese and writes of her latest correspondence and social activities.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-31
    • Pozyck hasn't been transferred yet. She has received letters from the time of the Japanese surrender but has not heard from Louis in almost a week.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck 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
    • [Letter from Eleanor K. Peck to Poppy, 1941]

    • 1941-12-12
    • Peck discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a "miscalculation" surmises the U.S. will enter the war soon; and thinks bombing in London likely. Other topics include her work at the hospital, the recent arrival of two more American...
    • WV0420 Eleanor K. Peck Letters, 1941-1943
    • [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
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge  Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-16
    • Reeve writes that they have heard about the Japanese surrender and notes that reactions were bifurcated. She details the construction of her canteen, her attempts to contact Tom, and another marriage on base.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [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 Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-10-09
    • Reeves has had several trips to Manila to see Tom, who's imminent departure for Japan has been delayed. She mentions hearing a rebroadcast of the 6th World Series game, transportation problems in their area of the Pacific, a new wonder drug called...
    • 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
    • [Lucy Slade Libby and Korean patients, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby (second from right, back row) poses with two other ANC nurses and four of their patients at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October of 1944. The 369th treated Koreans who had been taken prisoner by the Japanese and forced...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers

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