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  • Item description: Okinawa
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    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • American Junior Red Cross services

    • Undated
    • Recruitment poster for the American Junior Red Cross, advertising some of the places recruits could go if they joined, including New York, Massachusetts, Okinawa, Guam, Yugoslavia, and the Philippines. There are pictures depicting American Junior...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The army nurse [August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • August 1945 issue (Volume 2, Number 8) of "The Army Nurse" It contains articles of interest to members of the United States Army Nurse Corps. There is a particularly gripping account of the rehabilitation of survivors of Axis concentration camps...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • [Red Cross workers enjoy fresh milk, 1946]

    • 1946
    • Ruth White and three co-workers enjoy glasses of fresh milk, for which they traded their liquor rations, while stationed at the Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay), Okinawa, in 1946. The women are in their quarters and sit on the bunks made for them by...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Birthday party for Ruth White, 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Ruth White cutting the cake at her birthday celebration with a group of navy personnel and three Red Cross co-workers in February 1946. All are stationed at the Naval Operating Base at Buckner Bay (Nakagusuku Bay) on Okinawa, Japan.
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • [Barbara W. Kucharczyk with serviceman and child, 1978]

    • 1978-07
    • Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk (center) stands with fellow Air Force member Sergeant Rivera and his son while she was stationed with the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing in Okinawa, Japan, in July 1977. Kucharczyk wears an olive green short-sleeved fatigue...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • [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
    • [Navy nurse heads for the shower, Japan, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A navy nurse wearing a head wrap, possibly Blanche Berrier Brinkley, walks down a dirt path toward the shower facility at a post in Okinawa, Japan, circa 1944.
    • WV0384 Blanche Berrier Brinkley Papers
    • Oral History interview with C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet, 2015

    • 2015-07-27
    • Primarily documents the life of CJ Gray Grafton Scarlet and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Scarlet recalls growing up on various military bases throughout the United States, as well as in Okinawa, Japan, and how those...
    • WV0590 C.J. Gray Grafton Scarlet Papers
    • [Deanna Secore Magee, 1999]

    • 1999
    • Deanna Secore Magee poses in her dress blue uniform at the U.S. Marine Corps Ball, Okinawa, 1999. On the right is the flag for the 3rd Maintenance Battalion based at Camp Kinser, Okinawa, Japan.
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers

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