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  • Item description: Virginia
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    • [WACs pose playfully at Ft. Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group of four WACs pose playfully during basic training at Fort Lee, Virginia, in 1950. Dorothy Linnell (top left) of Boston is on the shoulders of Eleanor Kurowski from Pennsylvania, while Joan Larson of California is on the shoulders of Billy...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC basic training platoon at Fort Lee, 1950]

    • 1950
    • A group photograph of a WAC training platoon posed outside barracks at Fort Lee, Virginia. They are wearing matching WAC summer service uniforms and barracks caps without jackets.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [2114th Army Service Unit, WAC detachment, circa 1951]

    • 1951
    • A group photograph of the WAC detachment of the 2114th Army Service Unit, stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia, in 1951. The women are dressed in WAC winter service dress uniforms and barracks caps. The names of the women are listed at the bottom of...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WACS and soldiers next to cargo truck, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A parked M35 "deuce and a half" cargo truck is surrounded by service members, male and female, including WACs of the 2114th service unit. They are dressed in an assortment of field jackets, M-1 infantry helmets, and army Herringbone Twill caps....
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [WAC on bivouac exercise, 1951]

    • 1951
    • A WAC of the 2114th Army Service Unit at Camp Pickett, Virginia, stands in the woods outside a tent during a bivouac maneuver. She is dressed in an M-1943 field jacket, outer cover trousers, and M-1 steel helmet. Additional service members and...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Adele A. Graham, 2009

    • 2009-07-29
    • Adele A Graham tells of her life, education, and forty years of varied service in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve and United States Marine Corps Reserve. She also discusses the various civilian jobs that she held.

      Graham...
    • WV0470 Adele A. Graham Oral History
    • [Jean Comins Mitchell in uniform, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Medical Corps member Jean Comins Mitchell stands in front of her parent's home in Bluefield, West Virginia, while on leave, circa. She wears an olive drab dietitian uniform.
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern with snowman, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern poses next to a snowman wearing a United States Marines sweatshirt at Henderson Hall in Virginia following a January 1944 snow storm.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Audrey Knyrim Mattern in snow, 1944]

    • 1944-01
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern stands in snow at Henderson Hall, Virginia, in January 1944, wearing winter uniform and forest green overcoat.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Ribbon cutting at Fort Story, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Colonel Mildred Bailey, Director of the WAC, and an unidentified man in civilian clothing ceremonially cut a ribbon at a facility near or at Fort Story, Virginia, in 1967. In front of the ribbon and flanking Bailey (left to right) are WACs Pat...
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Alice Boehret, 2000

    • 2000-05-15
    • Documents Alice C. Boehret's nursing education and career, including her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II and at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina.

      Boehret discusses not wanting to be a nurse...
    • WV0166 Alice C. Boehret Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Williams, 1999

    • 1999-03-20
    • Documents Elizabeth Williams's family history; studies at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG); service for the Red Cross in the United States and abroad; and post-war...
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams 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 Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers

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