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  • Item description: Private
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    • First class private Mary Brown [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sheet music for the song "First Class Private Mary Brown" from the Army Special Services revue "About Face" circa 1944. The song was written by Frank Loesser and is meant to be sung by a serviceman to a WAC. The front is printed in blue and red...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [WAC with Christmas tree, Fort Myers, Florida]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of a WAC [Women's Army Corps] solider attired in winter service uniform. The insignia on her arm sleeve indicates the rank of private and membership in the Army Air Force.
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • [Nina Greenlee shaking hands with Governor of SC, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WAC Nina M. Greenlee shakes hands with the Governor of South Carolina, Olin Johnston, at a Bond Rally in South Carolina. A quote on the back of the photo reads,"What did the Private from NC say to the Governor of SC?"
    • WV0041 Nina M. Greenlee Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rice, 1999

    • 1999-10-31
    • Primarily documents Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice's experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the Korean War and her life as a Marine wife.

      Topics related to Rice's service in the Women Marines include her parents'...
    • WV0112 Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Brower Twiddy, 1999

    • 1999-12-13
    • Primarily documents Rachel Brower Twiddy's experiences in nursing school in Washington, D.C., and her nursing career before and during her service in the Army Nurse Corps at Fort Ord, California, during World War II.

      Twiddy discusses...
    • WV0133 Rachel Brower Twiddy Papers
    • Oral history interview with Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • [Jane Beetham Jones, circa 1954]

    • 1954
    • Jane Beetham Jones poses in the Women Marines green and white seersucker summer service uniform, circa 1954. She has earned her Private 1st class stripe.
    • WV0356 Jane Beetham Jones Papers
    • Oral history interview with Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Jane Doyle, 2007

    • 2007-07-02
    • Primarily documents Jane Doyle's service in the WASP during World War II.

      Doyle briefly discusses her childhood and education, including her desire to become an architect. She talks about earning her private pilot license through the...
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with S. Ann Thacker Lewis, 2008

    • 2008-02-29
    • Primarily documents Ann Thacker Lewis' education at Woman's College and service in the U.S. Navy WAVES from 1961 to 1965.

      Lewis briefly discusses her childhood and family. She also describes her time at Women's College (now UNCG), including ...
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assists amputee veteran, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother assists Private John E. Marshall with physical therapy for his transtibial amputation in Womak Army Hospital at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on April 5, 1967. Fairbrother wears the her Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Carol Johnson receives rank patch, ca. 1966]

    • 1966
    • Army Secretary Stanley Resor promoting Johnson from Private First Class to Specialist 4 and attaching a rank patch to her uniform. Johnson is wearing the army green service uniform.
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • [WAC flight operations clerks, 1945]

    • 1945-04-28
    • Three Women's Army Corps (WAC) clerks perform their flight operation duties at Ladd Field, Alaska, on 28 April 1945. Two are seated at desks, one of whom is using a typewriter. A third standing WAC is completing a form, perhaps for the serviceman...
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • [Three WACs at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • Pictured in front of a tree at Fort Lee, Virginia, are (left to right) Lieutenant Freeman, Sergeant Smeller, and Private Merwin. All three are wearing WAC service dress uniforms and barracks caps. A chevron denoting the rank of private first class...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Nichols McClure, 2009

    • 2010-02-19
    • Documents Bertha "Nicki" McClure's childhood in New Jersey and Maine during the Depression and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II and the Korean War.

      McClure discusses attending nursing school at Muhlenberg...
    • WV0478 Bertha Nichols McClure Papers
    • [Heather Brott poses with family, 2008]

    • 2008-01
    • Members of the Brott family pose for this portrait photograph. Pictured (left to right) are Heather Johnson Brott, her husband, Jim Brott, and her daughter, Ashley Brott. Heather Brott wears the newly issued United States Army combat uniform....
    • WV0495 Heather Johnson Brott Oral History
    • [Ashley Brott wears United States Army combat uniform, 2008]

    • 2008-01
    • Ashley Brott (right) wears the United States army combat uniform with the insignia of the United States 1st Cavalry Division. Her mother, Heather Brott (left) also wears BDUs with the American flag patch. Ashley's father, Jim Brott, wears the...
    • WV0496 Ashley Brott Oral History

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