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    • [Inez Stroud at desk, 1951]

    • 1951-12
    • Cpl. Inez Stroud works at her desk in the post chapel at Fort Lewis, Washington, in December 1951.
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • [First Sergeant Reva P. Ingram, 344th WAC Post headquarters Squadron ]

    • Undated
    • Portrait of first sergeant Reva Ingram. Ingram is attired in a WAC Tropical-Worsted Summer Uniform and garrison cap. The Three stripes on the left and right of her upper sleeve indicate her rank. On her upper lapel she wears traditional WAC...
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Marthalou Hunter with Frederick C. Whitten, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Marthalou Hunter and Lt. Col. Frederick C. Whitten, the post executive officer, in front of a train, circa 1945. Behind them, an African American porter helps a WAC with her luggage.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Letter from Lynn Garber to Catherine Katopes, circa 1943]

    • 1942
    • Katopes' friend Lynn Garber describes her current WAC experiences, including her job in medical supply, and possible transfer to another department. She refers to her post as a "civilian setup," notes her dislike of the civilians, and claims her...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers
    • [June Neely Baker and two friends, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • June Neely Baker (on left) poses with two other WAC outside the post barber shop, circa 1943. All women wear the WAC olive-drab winter uniform and matching garrison cap. Baker's sleeve insignia indicates her rank as a technician, 5th grade.
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Post Hoover, 2000

    • 2000-06-05
    • Primarily documents Dorothy "Dot" Post Hoover's early life and service with the WASP.

      Pre-service topics include Hoover's aspirations to become a writer and a pilot; admiration of Charles Lindbergh; attending the Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0170 Dorothy Hoover Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • [WACs shopping at PX, circa 1960]

    • 1960
    • Ruth V. Payne Brown and a fellow WAC pose for a public relations photo while looking at a bathing suit in the post exchange (PX), circa 1960. The women wear the WAC green cord uniform and matching garrison cap.
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1943]

    • 1943-10-10
    • Cayle is at a small army post at hospital which is understaffed. Recently she started on night duty, which interferes with her dating a captain located at the same post.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • Oral history interview with Adelaide Murphy

    • 2002-01-16
    • Primarily documents Adelaide Cotter Murphy's service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945.

      Murphy gives a brief overview of her childhood, including her early education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brothers' service in the...
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • [ANC nurses as usherettes, 1950]

    • 1950-04-14
    • Six army nurses on duty at Tripler General Hospital in Oahu, Hawaii pose during their duties as usherettes at the formal opening of the Tripler Post Theater on 14 April 1950. They are (left to right): Veronica J. Eagler, Marie E. Frese, Ellen M....
    • WV0244 Hazel Jones Papers
    • [Kathryn F. Wakefield in exercise uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Kathryn Fulner Wakefield sits on a post, circa 1943. She wears the WAAC brown and white seersucker exercise uniform, and in her lap is the khaki summer fatigue hat.
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • [Quonset hut post office, Tacloban, Philippines, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Front view of the Quonset huts that served as the fleet post office in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines, in 1945. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons sits with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at the...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • [Irene Parsons and Lyndon Johnson, 1965]

    • 1965-08-05
    • Irene Parsons shakes hands with President Lyndon Johnson at the White House on 5 August 1965. Johnson selected her as the assistant administrator for personnel of the Veterans Administration, the highest government personnel post held by a woman at...
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Oral history interview with Cathy Illman Sykes, 2006

    • 2006-01-25
    • Primarily documents Cathy Illman Sykes's background; nursing education; service in the U.S. Air Force from 1983 to 2003; and the impact of her military career on the rest of her life.

      Sykes discusses her family; her decision to obtain a...
    • WV0340 Cathy Illman Sykes Oral History

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