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  • Item description: recreation
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    • [Company 1, 3rd Regiment, 1st Wac Training Center, 1945]

    • 1945-05-22
    • A group photograph of Company 1 of the 3rd Regiment at the 1st WAC Training Center at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, taken 22 May 1945. All WAC personnel are wearing service dress uniforms with skirts and barracks caps. The male officer is wearing an army...
    • WV0468 Mary L. Sutton Oral History
    • [MWR Volleyball Tournament, 2004]

    • 2004
    • Amanda D. Westfall, far left, poses with teammates during Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) volleyball tournament at Bagram Air Field, 2004.
    • WV0627 Amanda D. Westfall Papers
    • 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
    • [Audrey Mattern at Henderson Hall, 1945]

    • 1945-02-11
    • Audrey Knyrim Mattern seated in front of the recreation building at Henderson Hall in Arlington, Virginia, on February 11, 1945. She is dressed in her winter service uniform and holds a book.
    • WV0043 Audrey Knyrim Mattern Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1945]

    • 1945-04-07
    • Cayle recently received an overseas assignment and but can't say where for security reasons. She writes of the social scene onboard ship, including concerts, visiting the recreation room where she listens to records and drinks Coke, which is a...
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • Your chance of a lifetime [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Color illustrated recruiting brochure for U.S. Air Force nurses that describes uniforms, training, careers, recreation, and travel opportunities for air force nurses. 15 pages.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Soldiers at Red Cross recreation program, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey (right) and fellow Red Cross worker Diane Johnson lead a quiz game for six pictured servicemen as a part of recreation activities at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • [Soldiers at Red Cross recreation program, 1970]

    • 1970
    • Dale "Paige" Dempsey and Diane Johnson (far right) are pictured leading a quiz game for a group of seven servicemen during Red Cross-sponsored recreation activities in an orderly room at Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, in 1970.
    • WV0456 Dale Dempsey Papers
    • The woman officer [1955]

    • 1955-02-28
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages female college students to become for officers in the United States Marine Corps. Topics include Marine officer training programs; uniforms; recreation; available fields; and basic requirements.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Horizons unlimited for women in the Air Force [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure encourages women to serve in the U.S. Air Force, circa 1950s. Includes description of uniforms; basic training; technical training; career fields; education; travel and recreation; and basic qualifications.
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-13
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves tells of cleaning and maintaining her club. She also describes the Australian officers' club, recreation activities, a "prettiest girl" contest, a dance, several bands, and tea. Reeves also comments on the inventiveness of the...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Linda Jones at ""Hail and Farewell"" ceremony, 1976]

    • 1976
    • Linda Jones, far right, celebrates with fellow American Red Cross workers during a ""Hail and Farewell"" ceremony, signifying her transition to Recreation Supervisor in 1976.
    • WV0291 Linda Jones Papers
    • The opportunity of your life is in the Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nineteen-page, black and white (with color cover) recruitment booklet for the Women's Army Corps, circa 1944. The booklet uses the experiences and photographs of several actual WACs to address topics such as off-duty time, medical jobs, army...
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Coley, 1999

    • 1999-11-08
    • Primarily documents Coley's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and her experiences in the American Red Cross while stationed in the United States.

      Coley...
    • WV0117 Dorothy Coley Papers
    • Oral history interview with Elaine Danforth Harmon, 2006

    • 2006-08-07
    • Primarily documents Elaine Danforth Harmon's service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) in 1944; and her life after the war, including her involvement in efforts to gain military status for the WASP in the 1970s.

      Harmon recalls...
    • WV0359 Elaine Danforth Harmon Papers
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Oral history interview with Gretchen C. Davis, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • Primarily documents Gretchen Davis's experiences at the Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and U.S. Army from 1973 to 1993.


      Davis details her parents' education and...
    • WV0098 Gretchen C. Davis Collection, 1973-1993, 1999
    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Oral history interview with Linda Morgan Maini, 2008

    • 2008-03-08
    • Primarily documents Linda Morgan Maini's service in the Red Cross during the Vietnam War.

      Maini discusses her childhood in Cleveland, her reasons for enrolling at DePauw University, her college experience, the mood of the country following...
    • WV0406 Linda K. Morgan Maini Papers

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