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  • Veteran's biography: honorably
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    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Army Nurse Corps olive drab garrison cap with gold and black piping, with rank insignia on left front flap and caduceus on right front flap. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack during World War II.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • [Army Nurse Corps seersucker cap, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • Army Nurse Corps brown and white striped seersucker army nurse cap laced and tied in the back. Worn with brown and white seersucker hospital uniform. This cap worn by Bernice McCormack in the 1940s.
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Lola Chaconas papers

    • 1942-1944
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0255 Lola Chaconas Papers
    • Carol Johnson papers

    • Undated
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • WV0261 Carol Johnson Papers
    • A boot's eye-view [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Orientation book for WAVES recruits "boots" entering the U.S. Naval Training School at Hunter College, New York, during World War II. Included are photos of officers and information on barracks life, meals, uniforms, exercise, drills, classes,...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • WAVES song lyrics [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • 6 typed, mimeographed pages containing the lyrics to WAVES songs, circa 1945. Songs include "WAVES of the Navy"The Duration and Six Months"Ginny the Ninny"WAVES of America"We are the Women's Reserve" and "Bell Bottom Skirts."
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in dress blues, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat, gloves, and purse, circa 1966. Her sleeve insignia bears the rank of 2nd lieutenant. On the back of the photo, she notes that the uniform cost $132.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother in field, circa 1966]

    • 1966
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in fatigues, lies on her belly behind a bush, circa 1966. A note on the back of the photo reads,"'Combat' Ready!"
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother at graduation from PT school, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother poses in her Army Medical Specialist Corps dress blue uniform with hat and gloves at her graduation from physical therapist school at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, on July 8, 1966. Her uniform bears the...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother receives plaque, 1966]

    • 1966-07-08
    • Alice Park Fairbrother is presented the Association of the United States Army Plaque as honor graduate of her Physical Therapist class at their graduation on July 8, 1966. Presenting the award is Colonel Emma E. Vogel (Ret." and looking on is...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assisting an injured serviceman, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother, in Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty uniform and cap, assists Sergeant John Cordova, who wears a leg brace, with his crutches during physical therapy at Womack Army Hospital in North Carolina on April 5, 1967.
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers
    • [Alice Park Fairbrother assists amputee veteran, 1967]

    • 1967-04-05
    • Alice Park Fairbrother assists Private John E. Marshall with physical therapy for his transtibial amputation in Womak Army Hospital at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on April 5, 1967. Fairbrother wears the her Army Medical Specialist Corps white duty...
    • WV0409 Alice Park Fairbrother Papers

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