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    • Oral history interview with Yardley Nelson Hunter, 2010

    • 2010-10-24
    • Yardley Nelson Hunter tells of her early life, education, and military service.

      Hunter discusses topics such as race relations, gender roles in the military and specifically United States Air force, services provided by the military for its...
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Woman's place in war: Women's Army Corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Poster text reads "Women...choose your branch, job, and station in the Army of the United States," and is accompanied by three pictures of women preforming duties as members of...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Women's Army Corps olive drab uniform, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Women's Army Corps olive drab enlisted winter uniform. Includes blouse with four gold buttons embossed with Great Seal of the United States, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar, and two slit pockets,...
    • WV0110 Kathleen Bayne Papers
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert poses with fellow recruiter instructors, 1977]

    • 1977
    • Wendy Gellert stands with her fellow United States Navy recruit instructors. Gellert wears the blue dress uniform, dress gloves, and cap of the United States Navy. The three red stripes located below her aiguillette indicate the rank of petty...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Candid photograph of Wendy Gellert]

    • Undated
    • Wendy Gellert smiles in this candid photograph. The two stripes located on her shoulder indicate the rank of seaman apprentice. In this photograph, she wears the traditional United States Navy white cap and dark blue dress uniform, with white...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives Expert Pistol Medal, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert receives the expert pistol shot medal. The figure standing on the right is probably J.P. Cullen. Gellert wears the United States Navy blue dress uniform, with white undershirt, and blue tie.
      " text written on photograph:"Receiving...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert aboard a Sikorsky helicopter]

    • Undated
    • Wendy Gellert poses while aboard a Sikorsky SH-3A anti-submarine helicopter. She wears the standard green United States armed forces full body flight suit, with standard helicopter helmet, and life jacket.
      " Text written on photograph:"PH2...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Wendy Gellert receives congratulations for reenlisting, 1968]

    • 1968
    • Wendy Gellert (right) receives congratulations from the recruiter for reenlistment in the United States Navy. Gellert wears the dark blue dress uniform, white undershirt, and tie of the United States Navy. The patch on her left arm indicates the...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Violet Cowden after completing a tandem jump, 2006]

    • 2006
    • Violet Thurn Cowden poses for a photograph under an Army Golden Knight tent following her completing a tandem jump with the United States Army Parachute Team, the Golden Knights, in 2006. Deployed parachutes can be seen laying beneath an open-air...
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers

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