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    • [Nurses at party, June 1967]

    • 1967-06
    • A group of Navy Nurse Corps members surround Captain Bulschefski at a party in Bethesda, Maryland, in June of 1967. The nurses hold up the contents of a box marked "Care package" and addressed to the nurse corps officers at Danang, Vietnam, in...
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Kay Phillips and Mary Cannon cut cake, 1953]

    • 1953
    • Army nurses Lt. Col. Kay Phillips (left) and Mary Cannon (right) slice a cake which reads "Kay and Mary, Thunderbirds Delight." Also present is a man in uniform and three patients from the ward in which the two worked in 1953 in Korea.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Planting trees in Vietnam, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Captain H. P. Mahin (center) and two other men in uniform help a nurse plant a tree at Naval Air Station Da Nang in Vietnam in 1967. A Vietnamese man in traditional dress looks on. A note on the back of the photo reads "A Tree - good luck to 18!"
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Navy Nurse Corps indoctrination class, 1958]

    • 1958-01-07
    • Class photo of new Navy Nurse Corps initiates at the U.S. Naval Hospital in St. Albans, New York, taken 7 January 1958. Mary Cannon is third from the left.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Red Cross workers at Mardi Gras, circa 1946]

    • 1946-02
    • Dorothy Coley (right) and friends, including fellow Red Cross members in uniform, celebrate the first Mardi Gras after World War II in New Orleans, Louisiana, in February 1946.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Dorothy Coley at Camp Polk, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy Coley stands in front of the hospital at Camp Polk, Louisiana, wearing her light blue Red Cross uniform and white shoes, circa 1944.
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • [Dorthy Wain in a field, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorothy E. Wain Thompson stands in a field, probably at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, in 1943. She is wearing the WAAC enlisted winter service uniform and barracks cap and holding a cup and utensils. A flagpole and a group of seated servicemen can be...
    • WV0431 Dorothy E. Wain Thompson Papers
    • [Dorothy E. Wain outside of the Mayfield, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Dorthy E. Wain Thompson, in WAC summer service uniform, stands outside of The Mayfield, circa 1943. A note on the back of the photo reads,"I guess this looks natural, doesn't it?"
    • WV0431 Dorothy E. Wain Thompson Papers
    • [U.S. Naval School Instructors, 1961]

    • 1961
    • Group photo of the U.S. Naval School Instructors, taken at class graduation on 21 April 1961 at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois. The lone female in the portrait is Mary Cannon.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Portrait of Mary Cannon, circa 1953]

    • 1953
    • Hand-tinted portrait of Mary Cannon in her Army Nurse Corps uniform and garrison cap with captain's bars, ca. 1953.
    • WV0411 Mary F. Cannon Papers
    • [Landscape]

    • Undated
    • Landscape photo possibly taken in Vietnam.
    • WV0530 Maribeth Snyder Peters Oral History
    • [Maribeth Snyder Peters leaning against car]

    • Undated
    • Maribeth Snyder Peters leans against a blue convertible, next to an unnamed individual. Peters is on the left and is attired in a light blue Army Nurse Corps with various insignia.
    • WV0530 Maribeth Snyder Peters Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Maribeth Snyder Peters, 2012

    • 2012-03-14
    • Maribeth Snyder Peters tells of her early life, education, United States Army Corps service including a fourteen month tour in Vietnam, and life after service.

      Peters discusses the culture of the armed forces during her service, challenges...
    • WV0530 Maribeth Snyder Peters Oral History

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