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    • Oral History interview with Sally Ann Weeks Benson, 2015

    • 2015-03-24
    • Primarily documents the life of Sally Ann Weeks Benson and her service with the United States Navy.Benson recalls dealing with gender stereotypes while growing up, and then again throughout her military career. She also recalls the diversity of her...
    • WV0579 Sally Ann Weeks Benson Papers, 1961-2015
    • Oral history interview with Nancy M. Christ, 2008

    • 2008-03-23
    • Primarily documents Nancy M. Christ's childhood in New Jersey, nursing career, and experiences in the Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1981.

      Nancy Christ describes her upbringing in New Jersey and her decision to go into nursing. She tells of...
    • WV0408 Nancy M. Christ Papers
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Oral History interview with Kate I. Germano

    • 2016-11-11
    • Primarily documents the life of Kate I. Germano and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Germano recalls feeling devastated when she was not accepted to the United States Naval Academy, but how this rejection only increased her...
    • WV0626 Kate I. Germano
    • Oral History interview with Jeannine Marie Franz

    • 2016-05-15
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeannine Marie Franz, and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Franz recalls the satisfaction she received from teaching junior marines to take initiative and become more independent thinkers, and...
    • WV0612 Jeannine Marie Franz Papers
    • Oral history interview with Dolores Meurer Reed, 2007

    • 2007-05-02
    • Primarily documents Dolores Meurer Reed's service in the WASP from 1943 to 1944.

      Reed discusses her early childhood, her first experience flying, earning money to pay for flight lessons, and the attack on Pearl Harbor. She discusses learning...
    • WV0398 Dolores Reed Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [DACOWITS members, circa 1995]

    • 1995
    • Clara Adams-Ender (left, in evening dress uniform) poses with fellow members of DACOWITS (Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services), in Washington, D.C., circa 1995. Behind them a woman speaks at a podium, and the woman in the...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender with Barbara Bush, 1991]

    • 1991-09-19
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with First Lady Barbara Bush at the ceremony posthumously awarding African-American WWI soldier Freddie Stowers the Medal of Honor on 19 September 1991.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender sworn in as general, 1987]

    • 1987-09
    • Clara Adams-Ender, with one hand on the Bible and one hand raised, is sworn in as a general officer and Chief of the Army Nurse Corps in September 1987.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at Tachikawa Air Terminal, 1964]

    • 1964
    • Clara Adams-Ender, in service uniform and holding gloves, poses beside a sign for the Tachikawa Air Terminal in Tokyo, Japan, in 1964. She was returning home after a tour in South Korea.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at promotion to Brigadier General, 1987]

    • 1987
    • Clara Adams-Ender poses with her brother Ray and sister Bettie at her promotion to Brigadier General in Washington, D.C., in 1987. She wears the army white mess uniform and has a lei around her neck.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at march in Holland, 1980]

    • 1980-07
    • Clara Adams-Ender shakes hands with an unidentified man during a march to Nijmegen, Holland, in July 1980. Adams-Ender served as senior marcher for the U.S. delegation in a four-day, 100-mile march commemorating the liberation of the Dutch by the...
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at desk, 1988]

    • 1988
    • Clara Adams-Ender, Chief of the Army Nurse Corps, poses in the army dress blue uniform at her desk in Washington, D.C., in 1988.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • [Clara Adams-Ender at awards ceremony, 1990]

    • 1990
    • Heinz Ender (left) and Clara Adams-Ender, in the U.S. Army blue service uniform, stand to the right of members of the German Army during an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., in September of 1990.
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers

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