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    • [Alice Starr May, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Alice Starr May, taken when she was on leave in Fort Smith, Arkansas, circa 1944. This picture was a gift for her mother.
    • WV0595 Alice Starr May Papers
    • [An H-37 helicopter in Korea, 1967]

    • 1967
    • Photograph of an H-37 helicopter in Korea. Caption on back reads: H-37 - largest helicopter in Korea - we usualy [sic] fly these type when we use ""hellis."" It's extremely noisy and vibrates quite a bit...great for air sickness. Former unit...
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers
    • [Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg hanging laundry, 1945]

    • 1945-07-10
    • Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg poses in her brown and white seersucker exercise uniform while hanging laundry on the back porch of her quarters in Asheville, North Carolina, nicknamed "khalamity kottage," on 10 July 1945. The back of the photo reads,...
    • WV0142 Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Papers
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in front of tent, India, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Daphine Mastroianni in front of a tent. India, 1945. Writing on reverse:"Tent #2 - yours truly washing the face. Gives you an idea of the British desert[?] tent[?] we live in. Abdul made the bamboo rack for our helmets - I was thinking of you when...
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • [Ginny Bowman in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Ginny Bowman sits on a balcony railing in Brisbane, Australia, in October 1944. She and Esther Gilbert ran the nurse and Red Cross rest billets in Baysmere and Queenscliff. Bowman wears a khaki shirt and slacks with boots, possibly the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 12 March 1945]

    • 1945-03-12
    • Pozyck is grateful for mail from her family and feels closer to home when listening to American radio programs. She describes their open-air movie theater, her disgust for a captured Japanese prisoner, the possibility of a nurse's draft, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Charlotte Schuck to her father, 1944]

    • 1944-03-27
    • Charlotte Schuck writes about the increase of the cost of postage and Easter liberty when she will be going home. She inquires about her mother, tells of writing family members, and notes that friends have gotten caught sleeping too late.
    • WV0203 Charlotte Lavone Schuck Papers
    • [Letter from Glory Hancock, 1918]

    • 1918
    • Glory Hancock writes from France, but notes the possibility of moving at any time. She talks about working early in the morning and mentions visiting Don when he returns from leave.
    • WV0181 Glory Hancock Letters
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Melissa, 1945]

    • 1945-09-03
    • Reeves describes a presidential ball and being caught in a rainstorm on the way there. Tom is shipping out and she is unsure when she might see him again. The majority of letter consists of Reeves relaying what she has heard about people they both...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-09-23
    • Reeves reports that things are in a kind of limbo, including a potential new canteen, the timeframe for Tom's return to the states, and her own decision of when to submit her resignation, as men are now leaving for the U.S. in droves.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to her mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-18
    • Lola H. Ryan gives a lengthy description of her vacation with "Lamb" in Juan-les-Pins and Cannes, France. Ryan writes of the beautiful scenery, her activities, and an evening they spent with a Belgian woman who described the hardships faced by the...
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-10-20
    • Fischer debates whether to come home or wait for Christmas. She likes the free time allowed by her new job, is learning to take advantage of doing little and getting much in return, and has decided she will be "good for nothing" when she gets out...
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • [Mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was hit, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • Photo of the mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was wounded by shrapnel, circa 2005. Three Marines stand near a blackened spot in the desert, where the projectile hit. Noel was riding her bicycle near this area when the attack occurred, and a...
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photograph of Nancy Wooddell Thorton, taken about January 1944, when ""'Nan Dee returned from Panama,"" 1944. She wears the olive drab service uniform.
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • [Portrait of Doris Wilson, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Doris Dickens Wilson as a corporal, wearing her army uniform with Hobby hat. The photo indicates her pay went from $21 a month to $36.00 a month when she made corporal.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Red Cross workers sit on a tarmac in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-11
    • Five Red Cross workers in fatigues sit on a bench on a tarmac in front of an airplane while in Australia in November 1944. The women, stationed at the U.S. Pacific Theater headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, appear to be wearing the WAC (Women's...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Rosie Noel poses with shrapnel, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • In her left hand, Rosie Noel holds the shrapnel that wounded her, circa 2005. In her right hand, she holds a stone with an angel etching. This was in her pocket when she was hit and has special significance for her. Noel is seated in a hospital bed...
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell 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

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