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    • [Vanessa Sharpe Bennett, circa 1981-1982]

    • 1981-1982
    • [Vanessa Sharpe Bennett at work at United States Army Garrison Kaiserslautern, Germany, during her first tour, circa 1981-1982.
    • WV0621 Vanessa Sharpe Bennett Papers
    • [Flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is handed to the first of five officers representing " Kathryn Wirkus' five rank promotions during her retirement ceremony, circa 2005. Pictured are the officers representing 2nd lieutenant and 1st lieutenant.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Female officers perform the flag folding ceremony, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • A folded flag is passed to Captain Jennifer Suarez from a first lieutenant at the retirement ceremony of Lieutenant Colonel Kathryn Wirkus, circa 2005. The women represent two of Wirkus' five ranks during her air force career.
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • [Letter of appreciation, June, 1986]

    • 1986-06-20
    • A letter of appreciation from B.A. Butcher, commanding officer of the naval Air Station, Pennsacola, Florida, to Wendy Gellert expressing appreciation for her participation in the seventy-fifth anniversary of Naval Aviation. This letter accompanied...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Letter of appreciation, 1990 ]

    • 1990-07-09
    • A letter of appreciation from Commander J.W. Jones, of the United States Navy, to Wendy Gellert for her contribution in the petty officer indoctrination Course.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • This cold shower brings gulps in gulf [1991]

    • 1991
    • A newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "This cold shower brings gulps in gulf" by Nina Harmon, including a photo of her. The article discusses showering conditions for troops deployed in Operation Desert Storm/Desert...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • [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
    • [Therese M. Lambert at work at Army Headquarters-Europe, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • A photograph of WAC corporal Therese M. Lambert seated at her desk at U.S. Army Headquarters-Europe in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1952. Lambert is dressed in a WAC service uniform. A second desk and a woman in civilian clothing can be seen in the...
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Janet Beckey at work in Heidelberg, Germany, 1952]

    • 1952
    • A photograph of WAC Janet Beckey at work at her desk at the U.S. Army Europe headquarters in 1952. Beckey worked under the supervision of Therese M. Lambert in Heidelberg, Germany. Beckey is dressed in a WAC service uniform worn with out a jacket.
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • [Retirement plaque, circa 1992]

    • 1992-09-25
    • A plaque lists Wendy Gellert's duty stations and announces her honorable retirement.
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • [WAACs with Jane Wyman, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Actress Jane Wyman and her accompanist pose with WAAC officers, including Marthlou Hunter (front right), in 1943.
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • [Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Adelaide Murphy stands on a beach wearing her Marines' utility coat and bell crown hat with rain cover, circa 1944.
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • 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
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • Adeline LaPlante writes a Christmastime letter to her parents discussing promotions and a potential career move into recruiting. LaPlante is mildly distressed about relations with Doug and expresses disappointment in her ranking.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-22
    • Adeline LaPlante writes her parents discussing her work and living situation in Charlotte, North Carolina. LaPlante writes about recruiting young women and her experience representing the WAAC on air at the local radio station, WBT in Charlotte....
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1942-09
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the challenges of life in the WAAC. She discusses exams and a peer-rating system her platoon uses. She also provides information about her schedule and expenses.
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1942]

    • 1943-09-25
    • Adeline LaPlante writes to her parents about the difficulties she is facing in regards to her work and ranking. LaPlante is disappointed with her assignment in Intermediate Officers' School, and speaks of her desire to be out of the corps. LaPlante...
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945

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