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  • Veteran's biography: Reserves
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    • When your mother wears army boots [1990]

    • 1990
    • Article from Greensboro News and Record entitled "When your mother wears Army boots" by Taft Wireback with photograph of Nina Harmon attired in battle dress uniform by John Page. The article addresses Nina Harmon's deployment, the ratio of men to...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • This cold shower brings gulps in gulf [1991]

    • 1991
    • A newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "This cold shower brings gulps in gulf" by Nina Harmon, including a photo of her. The article discusses showering conditions for troops deployed in Operation Desert Storm/Desert...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • The woman Marine officer candidate

    • 1973
    • Informational brochure for members of the United States Marine Corp Woman Officer Candidate Class.
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers, 1960-1993
    • The challenge

    • 1973-01
    • Recruiting brochure soliciting officers for the United States Marine Corps.
    • WV0538 Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Papers, 1960-1993
    • Saudi duty time/America's role [1991]

    • 1991
    • A printed sheet with a song about military duty in Saudi Arabia, along with a small newspaper clipping from a Letters to the Editor section regarding the U.S.'s role in the Middle East at the time.
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Piedmont reservists head for deployment [1991]

    • 1991
    • Newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "Piedmont reservists head for deployment" by Bernie Woodall, with photography by Jerry Wolford. The article mentions the deployment of the 312th Evacuation Hospital, and specifically...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Tavia Brightwell, 2012

    • 2012-10-31
    • Primarily documents Tavia Brightwell's adolescence; her service with the United States Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve; and her educational experiences.

      Brightwell discusses her upbringing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, her...
    • WV0540 Tavia Brightwell Oral History
    • Oral History interview with Shelley Witzke Kirk

    • 2016-02-07
    • Primarily documents the life of Shelley Witzke Kirk and her service with the United States Navy.
      Kirk recalls surviving six weeks of ""initiation"" after her promotion to Chief Petty Officer, the satisfaction she felt when she was finally pinned...
    • WV0604 Shelley Witzke Kirk Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Oral History interview with Robin D. Hamilton

    • 2016-04-22
    • Primarily documents the life of Robin. D. Hamilton and her service with the United States Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve.

      Hamilton recalls being the first person in her family to go this far in life, and how she hopes her story, of being a...
    • WV0606 Robin D. Hamilton
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Ann Brune, 2015

    • 2015-04-03
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Ann Brune and her service with the United States Army and U.S. Army Reserve.

      Brune recalls the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, and the impact it had on her decision to join the...
    • WV0580 Rachel Ann Brune Papers, 2002-2010
    • Oral history interview with Norma Schrader, 2007

    • 2007-02-02
    • Primarily documents Norma Schrader's active service with the WAVES from 1945 to 1946 and 1951 to 1953, and her life in the reserves following these tours.

      Schrader briefly discusses her family, her job at Metropolitan Life Insurance Company...
    • WV0379 Norma Schrader Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nina Harmon, 2012

    • 2012-01-07
    • Documents Nina Harmon's early life growing up Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, and North Carolina, her time in the service starting with a United States Army nursing program in college in 1970, her completion of active duty service in 1977, and her work with...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Nicolle M. Brossard, 2012-2014

    • 2012-05-29;2014-03-16
    • Conducted in two parts (Part 1 in 2012 and Part 2 in 2014), the interview primarily documents Nicolle Brossard's upbringing in Oregon; her service with the United States Army; and her education after service.

      Brossard discusses growing up in...
    • WV0535 Nicolle M. Brossard Collection, 2000-2014
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Mayes, 2000

    • 2000-05-23
    • Mayes primarily discusses WASP training, working overseas with the Red Cross and Air Force Pacific Command, and her experiences in the Air Force Reserves, GE, and as a WASP veteran.

      Mayes details her mother's experiences teaching and being a...
    • WV0169 Nancy Mayes Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers

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