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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
    • [Graduation photo of Cooks and Bakers Class XI, 1944]

    • 1944-09-29
    • A formal group photo upon the graduation of the Cooks and Bakers Class XI at the U.S. Naval Training Station in Bronx, New York on September 29, 1944. Elizabeth C. Hickcox is in the center of the back row. The women pictured are: Alice Reed, Glenda...
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox 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
    • [Barrack B at NAS Seattle, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Barrack B building at Naval Air Station Seattle, Washington, can be seen through a small grove of trees. Writing on the back of the photograph indicates that this is where Janet M. Mead lived while stationed there from February 1945 to August 1946.
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • [Elizabeth C. Hickcox and sailor, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elizabeth C. Hickcox and an unidentified sailor sit in a booth at a restaurant during off-hours, circa 1944. Hickcox wears a dark blue shirt and a WAVES reserve (light) blue tie.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Elizabeth C. Hickcox and friends, 1944]

    • 1944-11-28
    • Elizabeth C. Jordan Hickcox (left) poses with fellow WAVE Gladys Horness Davis and sailor Jesse Fowler on a sidewalk in front of a car on Nov. 11, 1944. Both women wear their dress blue uniform with garrison cap.
    • WV0067 Elizabeth C. Hickcox Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love at French ruins, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing a WAC field jacket and holding her helmet, poses among ruins in France, October 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • [Emma Dale Love playing horseshoes, 1944]

    • 1944-10-27
    • Emma Dale Love, wearing her field jacket, and fellow WAC play horseshoes in front of ruins in France on October 17, 1944.
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers

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