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    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • 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 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
    • [Portrait of Jean Marie Bright, 1944]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jean Marie Bright against a backdrop of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., probably taken in Fall of 1944. Bright wears the American Red Cross Military Welfare winter uniform with the Military Welfare overseas cap.
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • [Portrait of Jean M. Bright, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Portrait of Jean M. Bright, circa 1945, in her ANC Military Welfare winter uniform with the Military Welfare overseas cap and black leather handbag.
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • 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
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and Red Cross officials, Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Esther Gilbert (left) poses in front of the Red Cross Service Club office in Adelaide, Australia, with Colonel Martin, Peg Graveur, and Area Director Hinson Trites in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson with kangaroo,  1944]

    • 1944
    • Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson, the American Consuls in Adelaide, Australia, pose holding a kangaroo in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert and friends in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with friends Peg Graveur and "Monty" beside a vehicle and in front of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the military welfare winter uniform. "Monty" is in civilian...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Peg Graveur and Ruth Hutchinson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross worker Peg Graveur poses with American Consul Ruth Hutchinson in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with military welfare overseas cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Red Cross member Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin stand outside the ARC service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Gilbert at desk, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • Esther Gilbert sits at her desk in the office where she worked as the assistant director of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in July 1944. On the left, a secretary stands at the front desk. A poster hanging on the right side of...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

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