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  • Veteran's biography: final
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    • [WACs beside a road sign for Vittel, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Two WACs and a soldier pose in front of a roadside sign for Vittel, France, in 1945. The women wear the olive drab battledress "Ike" jacket.
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Oral history interview with Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • [Emily Harris Preyer at the Red Cross Service Club]

    • Undated
    • Emily Harris Preyer in a trench coat, holding a folder and some packages and her purse in her right arm and gesturing with her left arm, smiling broadly in front of an open door beneath a large sign that reads "American Red Cross/Service + Club"
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Oral history interview with Emily Harris Preyer, 1999

    • 1999-04-19
    • Primarily details Emily Harris Preyer's days at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences with the American Red Cross during World War II.


      Preyer...
    • WV0065 Emily Harris Preyer Papers
    • Oral history interview with Winifred Kuehn, 1999

    • 1999-12-02
    • Primarily documents Winifred E. Kuehn's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) while stationed in New York City and Wahiawa, Hawaii, during World War II.

      Kuehn discusses her reaction to the...
    • WV0127 Winifred Taylor Kuehn Papers
    • [Portrait of Milllie Dunn Veasey, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Millie Dunn Veasey poses in a chair in her WAC battle dress jacket and skirt in Birmingham, England, in 1945.
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers
    • Oral history interview with Millie Dunn Veasey, 2000

    • 2000-06-25
    • Interview primarily documents Millie Dunn Veasey's service in the WAAC [Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] and the WAC [Women's Army Corps] during World War II, and her subsequent education and career at St. Augustine's College.

      Veasey discusses...
    • WV0176 Millie Dunn Veasey Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan and two WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (center) poses with two fellow WACs, circa 1944. The women on the left and right wear the WAC khaki shirtwaist, tie, and skirt. Sullivan probably wears the WAC beige summer off-duty dress.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs in fatigues, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Eight WACs, including Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan (back row, second from left), sit for a group photo in 1944, probably while stationed in Europe. The women wear the WAC work uniforms and summer fatigue hats; one is smoking a cigarette.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Dorothy Collins Sullivan at gate, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan, in WAC olive drab uniform and garrison cap, poses at the gate of a lattice fence, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Warehouse of bags, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Photo of a warehouse brimming with large duffel bags and section markers, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [WACs sort packages, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WACs sort packages on rows of long tables while at work in a large bunker, circa 1944.
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Sullivan, 2004

    • 2004-02-09
    • Interview primarily documents Dorothy Collins Sullivan's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Sullivan details her reasons for joining the WAC, including the slogan "Free a Man to Fight." She...
    • WV0187 Dorothy R. Collins Sullivan Papers
    • [Two WACs in chairs aboard ship, circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Elaine Agnes Anderson (right) and a fellow WAC sit in wooden lounge chairs on the deck of a ship headed to Europe, circa 1950. Anderson wears a twill utility overcoat and hood.
    • WV0191 Elaine Agnes Anderson Papers

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