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    • [Letter from Sammie M. Rice to Estelle Rice, 2 September 1942]

    • 1942-09-02
    • Rice believes she will be sent overseas soon. She writes of her hopes to get to Florence, SC, before leaving; writing her will, taking out Army Insurance; and her friend's promotion. She will be among the first African American nurses sent...
    • WV0257 Sammie M. Rice Papers
    • [Assignment orders, 1942]

    • 1942-10-01
    • Special Order 159 lists the temporary duty assignments of WAACs along with transportation and ration information. The WAACs listed are leaving either Wilmington or Charlotte for Ft. Des Moines, Iowa, by October 16, 1942.
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • [Letter from Jamie Marshall to her husband, 1943]

    • 1943-05-04
    • Marshall lists the items she purchased at the PX; discusses potential birthday presents, including pajamas, a prayer book, and an identification bracelet; explains the information on her dog tags; and mentions that other nurses are leaving for...
    • WV0206 Jamie Marshall Papers
    • [Agnes Cantwell in ANC uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Agnes Cantwell in Army Nurse Corps olive drab jacket and khaki skirt, at home before leaving for overseas, 1945.
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • [Caroline Morrison and Marie Lanou, 1945]

    • 1945
    • Carol Morrison (right) and Marie Lanou (left) pose for a photograph before leaving Bethel, Connecticut, for basic training at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1945. Morrison and Lanou are both wearing Army Medical Specialist Corps service uniforms and...
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • [Letter from Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz to her mother, 1945]

    • 1945-02-08
    • Wertz discusses Company 1907 and what she has learned while a WAC. She mentions women leaving the WACs and describes a funeral of a twenty-one year old woman. She closes by asking for a birthday present.
    • WV0523 Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Papers, 1942-1945
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1945]

    • 1945-07-11
    • Carol writes that the medical WACs are leaving on Friday for Sioux Falls, and hopes that she will get down there to visit her husband for the weekend. She's making plans for shipping her belongings home, and mentions doing laundry.
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her Husband, August 1945]

    • 1945-08
    • Goddard decided to complete a year's service before getting out in order to receive veterans benefits, even though she has the option of leaving now. She describes the discharge policies in detail in addition to planning a hunting trip with her...
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard 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
    • [Air Force personnel at Korat, Thailand, 1969]

    • 1969-09
    • Charlotte Holder Clinger (on left, wearing leis) poses with two air force servicemen and a servicewoman at a "Sawadee" party, a celebration welcoming new personnel and saying goodbye to those leaving, in 1969. Both the women wear the Air Force...
    • WV0230 Charlotte Holder Clinger Papers
    • [Aerial view of a MUST combat hospital, 1979]

    • 1979
    • Aerial view of the 16th Combat Support Hospital's MUST (Medical Unit Self-Contained Transportable) combat hospital at Gallup Indian Medical Center; Gallup, New Mexico; 1979. Caption on rear reads: Aerial set-up before tearing down and leaving Ft....
    • WV0582 "BJ" Kramer Papers
    • [Aerial view of a MUSt combat hospital, 1979]

    • 1979
    • Aerial view of the 16th Combat Support Hospital's MUST (Medical Unit Self-Contained Transportable) combat hospital at Gallup Indian Medical Center; Gallup, New Mexico; 1979. Caption on rear reads: Aerial set-up and tear down before leaving Ft....
    • WV0582 "BJ" Kramer Papers
    • Piedmont reservists head for deployment [1991]

    • 1991
    • Newspaper article from the Greensboro News and Record entitled "Piedmont reservists head for deployment" by Bernie Woodall, with photography by Jerry Wolford. The article mentions the deployment of the 312th Evacuation Hospital, and specifically...
    • WV0525 Nina Harmon Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth White, 1999

    • 1999-06-2
    • Primarily documents Ruth Matthews White's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the Philippines and Japan with the Red Cross during World War II;...
    • WV0089 Ruth White Papers
    • Oral history interview with Helen Boileau Hester, 1999

    • 1999-12-06
    • Primarily documents Boileau Hester's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve at Camp Lejeune and Cherry Point during World War II and her life after leaving the Women Marines.

      Hester describes learning about the attack on Pearl Harbor;...
    • WV0128 Helen Boileau Hester Papers

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