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    • [Helicopter bringing in wounded, 1969]

    • 1969
    • A dust-off helicopter rests on the helipad at the USARV hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam, in spring of 1969. Two men remove a wounded patient on a stretcher from the chopper.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Memo satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 1968]

    • 1968-12-13
    • A one-page memo addressed to "all managers" satirizing the Civil Rights Act of 1964, saying that "a White Christmas would be in violation of Title II." A list of five rules for decorating for and celebrating Christmas is given.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, 1969]

    • 1969-05-23
    • A one-page typed letter from Nevada Governor Paul Laxalt to Lee Wilson, congratulating her on her military service in Vietnam, and offering her assistance in beginning her career. Laxalt mistakenly refers to Wilson as a man; he later sent a letter...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Jeeps at USARV, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • A row of military vehicles is parked U.S. Army, Vietnam Headquarters in Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968. The air traffic control tower can be seen in the background.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson at work, 1967]

    • 1967-12-21
    • An official U.S. Army photograph taken of Lee Wilson at work as a section chief at the transfer point at Fort Jackson, S.C., in December 1967.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WAC on a base in Vietnam, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • An unidentified African-American WAC is photographed in mid-step at Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968. She wears WAC hot weather fatigues and carries a black leather handbag.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Veteran reunion]

    • Undated
    • An unidentified group of veterans poses at an event.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Estimated time of separation calendar, circa. 1968]

    • 1968
    • Humorous hand-drawn ETS (estimated time of separation) calendar for Lee Wilson. The calendar counts down the days of Wilson's 15 month tour, which ended in May 1969. It includes drawings and funny captions, including a WAC crashing a jeep into a...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Kate I. Germano]

    • Undated
    • Kate I. Germano shakes hands with another Marine.
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano Papers
    • [Lee Wilson and WAC, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson (right) and a fellow WAC pose in front of a large tent at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. Both women wear WAC green cord uniforms. Permanent buildings and roads can be seen in the background.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [WACs off-duty, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson (right) and an unidentified woman sit on the steps outside the barracks of the 3rd Platoon at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. A third WAC can be seen looking through the door. All of the women are in civilian clothing, two have...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson on porch, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson poses on the porch of a building at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, wearing her WAC green cord summer uniform and cap, circa 1967.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Lee Wilson

    • 2010-02-17
    • Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in the United States Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] and Army National Guard.

      Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson with shotguns, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • Lee Wilson, in civilian clothes with a fatigue hat, poses behind a rack of rifles used at the skeet shooting range at USARV Headquarters in Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers

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