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    • Women in the Air Force [circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • 12-page recruiting brochure recruiting women for careers in the Women in the Air Force (WAF), circa 1950s. Includes mention of basic training, career opportunities, training and education, social life and potential for travel, uniforms, and other...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • White task force [1950 ]

    • 1950
    • 18 page recruiting booklet for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps which includes numerous photographs of nurses at work, play, and in the classroom. The booklet emphasizes opportunities for travel, employment, education, and chances for nurses to teach....
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • WAVES Newsletter [October 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • October 1945 issue of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue focuses on de-mobilization, with articles including "More Policies Announced Regarding...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • U.S. Navy career woman [1950]

    • 1950-10-16
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for women in the U.S. Navy provides an overview of job assignments; training; benefits; social life and well-being; and enlistment requirements. Also includes illustrations of ratings for which women are eligible.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Women's Army Corps [1968]

    • 1968
    • Green and gold recruitment poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC), dated 1968. The poster, which features the WAC Pallas Athene icon, advises women to "Make your life exciting! Make it fun! Make it all worthwhile! See your army recruiter today."
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The WAC [1952]

    • 1952-11-13
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Women's Army Corps describes the life of a WAC. Provides an overview of life for WACs in Okinawa and Austria; information about benefits of the service and officer training; a description of career fields;...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The Navy Nurse Corps [1981]

    • 1981
    • Color direct appointment recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps, published in 1981. Topics include the application process, orientation, overseas assignment, continuing education, uniforms, social activities, and advancement. Color...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • The coronet [November 1944]

    • 1944-11-10
    • Vol. I, No. 5 edition of The Coronet, newsletter of the 6720 WAC headquarters platoon in Italy, from 1 May 1945. from 10 November 1944. Front page articles are "Gift Shop a Success,"Shades of Civilian Life,"The Hot Water Situation Badd," and "Come...
    • WV0429 Molly Thavenet Scrapbook, 1940 - 1950
    • The al jaber sirocco newsletter [1995]

    • 1995-08-22
    • An informal letter made to inform spouses and enlisted personal about life in Kuwait. Produced after Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, article topics include a day in the life of a crew chief, weather report, local flora and fauna, and...
    • WV0489 Sandra J. Higgins Papers
    • Oral history interview with Yardley Nelson Hunter, 2010

    • 2010-10-24
    • Yardley Nelson Hunter tells of her early life, education, and military service.

      Hunter discusses topics such as race relations, gender roles in the military and specifically United States Air force, services provided by the military for its...
    • WV0503 Yardley Nelson Hunter Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Winona Franklin Walker, 2003

    • 2003-07-09
    • Primary documents Winona Franklin Walker's career as a librarian, especially her service in Germany with the Army Special Services in 1945-1946.

      Walker briefly describes her family, undergraduate education, decision to attend library school...
    • WV0284 Winona Franklin Walker Collection, 1945-1964, 2003
    • 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
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gardner Becker, 1999

    • 1999-03-17
    • Virginia Gardner Becker primarily discusses her early life and her time in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Becker details her family background, including the early death of her...
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Oral history interview with Veronica Eustice, 2003

    • 2003-02-08
    • Documents Veronica Dabrowski Eustice's early life and nursing education in Brooklyn, New York; her military service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Eustice describes her family and their...
    • WV0274 Veronica Eustice Papers
    • Oral history interview with Vera K. Griffin, 2002

    • 2002-01-09
    • Primarily documents Vera Keen Griffin's service in the British Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF) from 1941 to 1944.

      Griffin gives details of her early life, including her education, living during the Depression, and the outbreak of WWII....
    • WV0238 Vera K. Griffin Papers

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