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    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • [Army nurses aboard U.S.S. Sitka, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lucy Slade Libby (front) and three other servicewomen sit on the deck of the U.S.S. Sitka in early 1946. Libby wears a civilian bikini and ANC shoes.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby in bikini, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Lucy Slade Libby, wearing a bikini and her ANC-issued shoes, sits on the deck of the U.S.S. Sitka en route to San Pedro, California, in early 1946.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nurses quarters in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • A row of temporary buildings that served as the nurses quarters of the 204th General Hospital in Guam, as seen in December 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Reunion of Duke graduates in Saipan, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Five graduates of the Duke University School of Nursing and two Duke Medical School alumni gather for a reunion around a table in Saipan in August 1945. Pictured from left to right are: Dorothy Sheldon, Lucy Slade, Cabell Young Jr., Marion Meeks,...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Six nurses of the 176th station hospital in Saipan, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Supervisor Lucy Slade Libby (back row, right) poses with five fellow workers from the 176th station hospital in Saipan, including the Red Cross director (front left). Army nurses, pictured in the ANC brown and white seersucker work uniform, include...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Servicemen and women in line at a buffet, 1945]

    • 1945
    • A line of servicemen and women get food from a buffet while attending a dance in Guam in late 1945. Army nurse Lucy Slade Libby may be second from the right.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Three ANC nurses at a desk, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Three army nurses pose at a desk in Saipan, probably in the 176th station hospital, circa 1945. All of the women, including (l to r) Lucy Slade Libby, the chief nurse, and the assistant chief nurse, wear the ANC brown and white seersucker work...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby orders a drink at a bar, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses while ordering a drink at a bar in Saipan, circa 1945. She wears the ANC olive drab skirt, light olive (pink) shirt, and garrison cap. A note with the photo reads, "Officers had a quota of alcohol which they bought. Since I...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby at nurse quarters, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses on the steps of Esther N. Henderson's nurse quarters of the 204th General Hospital, Guam, in fall 1945. She wears an ANC olive drab skirt, garrison cap, and khaki shirt.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby and serviceman in Guam, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby poses with an unidentified serviceman at the 204th General Hospital in Guam in fall of 1945. She wears an ANC olive drab skirt, garrison cap, and khaki shirt.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby on hilltop, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Lucy Slade Libby, in the ANC khaki shirt, dark olive drab summer slacks, and a head wrap, stands with her hands on her hips on a hilltop in Guam in late 1945.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby 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
    • [Two nurses at water supply tank, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a fellow ANC nurse, both wearing summer work uniforms with turban-style head wraps, retrieve water from the supply tank at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October 1944. Behind the women is a tent filled with cots.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby 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
    • [St. Louis SPAR basketball team, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • St. Louis 9nd SPAR Basketball Team, circa 1944. Players include (front, left to right) Mary J. Malone, Lucy Phillips Pugh, Marianne Cohan, Anne Galagher, (back) Lt. Auleen Kirkhart, Madeline Fagan, Doris Hinks, Carol Dusterwinkle, Mary...
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers

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