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  • Veteran's biography: old
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    • [Elsie Seetoo with rifle, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo and a another soldier kneel on one knee while holding a rifle, demonstrating a basic training drill in Fall of 1942. This was part of her indoctrination into the Medical Service Training Unit for the Chinese Army.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo posing on charcoal truck, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo sits on a charcoal truck outside the headquarters of the Chinese Red Cross Medical Relief Corps in summer 1942. The vehicle has a red cross on the side, and behind it a large convoy of similar trucks can be seen.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside dormitory, 1942]

    • 1942
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo, in uniform, sits against a rail outside her dormitory at the Chinese Medical Relief Corps and Emergency Medical Training School in Guiyang, China, in the summer or fall of 1942.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Medical Service Training Unit and plane, 1942]

    • 1942-12-25
    • The 12 members of the Medical Service Training Unit of the Emergency Medical Service Training School at Guiyang (formerly Kweiyang) prepare to be flown to India. The unit stands in front of an airplane at Kunming Airfield, China, on Christmas Day...
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo outside clinic, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo stands in front of a clinic for Chinese soldiers at the Infantry Training Center operated by the U.S. Army outside Kunming, China, in late 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Staff in tent at Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) and Chinese Army Capt. Sze (right) read a Chinese-English conversation text for U.S. Army Lt. Marrie (left) in their tent facility at Ramgarh, India, in spring of 1943.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Nurses at Camp Ramgarh, India, 1943]

    • 1943-06
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (center) sits with Micky (left) and Pyhllis Rogers (right) at Camp Ramgarh, India, where all three were stationed at the US Army's 22nd Field Hospital in June 1943
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Six WAVES, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink (second from right) poses with five other WAVES in varying uniforms with differing ranks, circa 1944. Four of the WAVES are in the navy blue work uniform with blue garrison caps, while two of women wear the gray seersucker work...
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [WAVES class, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Group photo of a WAVES class posed on the steps of a building, probably at Hunter College, New York, in 1944. The women wear the WAVES gray and white seersucker work dress and service hat with navy blue cover.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Portrait of Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Sylvia Kenny Swink, circa 1944, in her WAVES blue service dress uniform with 1st Class Seaman sleeve stripes and garrison cap.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Sylvia K. Swink, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses outside in the WAVES white service dress uniform and service hat with white cover, circa 1944.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Sylvia K. Swink and brothers, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Sylvia Kenny Swink poses with two of her brothers, the oldest a navy serviceman, in front of a car, circa 1944. She wears the WAVES blue service dress uniform and service hat with blue cover.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [WAVES marching, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • A unit of WAVES marches in formation, probably at Hunter College, New York, in 1944. The WAVES wear the gray and white seersucker work uniform and service cap with white cover.
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • [Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Portrait of Laura Avis Gibson taken in 1944. She wears the SPARs blue service dress uniform and service hat with white cover.
    • WV0327 Laura Avis Gibson Papers
    • [Nurses quarters at Chengkung Airbase, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Quarters for the three nurses and two American Red Cross workers at Chengkung Airbase outside Kunming, China, photographed in 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Elsie Seetoo and coworkers in China, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Elsie Yuen Seetoo (left) with the base dentist (center) and nurse Josephine Wong (right, holding dog) pose at Chengkung Airbase, outside Kunming, China, in Spring 1944.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Nuns at 95th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four of the five Sisters of Charity stand outside at the 95th Station Hospital after being evacuated from their hospital in eastern China, which was threatened by Japanese advance and occupation, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers

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