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    • Oral history interview with Lee Wilson

    • 2010-02-17
    • Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in the United States Army Women's Army Corps [WAC] and Army National Guard.

      Lee Wilson tells of her life in Las Vegas, Nevada, early education, and service in...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [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
    • [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
    • [Lee Wilson's bunk in Vietnam, 1969]

    • 1969
    • Photograph of WAC quarters belonging to Lee Wilson while stationed at Long Bihn, Vietnam, in 1969. A frame with mosquito netting is over the bed, which has various items, including a teddy bear and a magazine, on top of it. Wilson's caption for the...
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson with shotguns, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • Lee Wilson, in civilian clothes with a fatigue hat, poses behind a rack of rifles used at the skeet shooting range at USARV Headquarters in Long Binh, Vietnam, circa 1968.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson on porch, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson poses on the porch of a building at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, wearing her WAC green cord summer uniform and cap, circa 1967.
    • 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
    • [Lee Wilson at work in Vietnam, 1969]

    • 1969
    • WAC Lee Wilson, sitting on a desk in her office in Long Binh, Vietnam, is pictured in spring of 1969 with another soldier who has his feet up on a desk. A large map can be seen on the wall behind them.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson at bivouac, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson, in green cord uniform, stands at encampment at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. Rows of large tents can be seen behind her.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson and WAC, circa 1967]

    • 1967
    • Lee Wilson (right) and a fellow WAC pose in front of a large tent at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, circa 1967. Both women wear WAC green cord uniforms. Permanent buildings and roads can be seen in the background.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers
    • [Lee Wilson and Vicki Lapinski at USARV, circa 1968]

    • 1968
    • WACs Lee Wilson (left) and Vicki Lapinski (right) pose with Colonel Wood at an event at U.S. Army Vietnam headquarters, circa 1968. Behind them many soldiers, two with guidons, appear to be heading inside a building.
    • WV0449 Lee Wilson Papers

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