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    • [Letter from Mary Lapham, 1918]

    • 1918-11-12
    • In this letter to an unidentified recipient, Dr. Lapham recalls WWI Armistice Day and the celebrations in Paris. She describes joy and chaos in the streets, and ponders her future and that of the Red Cross. This memoir is written on letterhead from...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Dr. Lapham inspecting a kitchen, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Dr. Mary Lapham, in her Red Cross uniform, looks to the left as she stands behind a table in a kitchen she is inspecting. In addition to many children, four women wearing aprons, a man in civilian clothing, and another female Red Cross worker are...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Red Cross Mission team in Serbia, circa 1919]

    • 1919
    • Members of a Red Cross Medical Mission Team pose outside of a building in Serbia. Pictured (from left to right) are: George "The Dalmation" [illegible]; Stojan, a Serbian;"Irish Stew," a.k.a Miss Lloyd; Lapham's chief, Dr. [Gressice?]; s Serbian...
    • WV0418 Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Papers, 1917 - 1920
    • [Three Women Marines on bench, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • Nina Johnson Wiglesworth (far left) poses with two female coworkers on a bench in Lejeune Park, circa 1943. The women wear Women Marines' winter service dress uniform with gloves and winter cap.
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • [Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with brother and cousin in New Guinea, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Army Nurse Mary Jane Vaughn DeWan with her brother (right), a member of the U.S. Navy, and her cousin Don Lozer (left), stand outside the nurses quarters in New Guinea, ca. 1944. She is wearing the brown and white striped seersucker field hospital...
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [10th Station Hospital Nurses, 1944]

    • 1944
    • Mary Jane V. DeWan, first row on the left, and the 10th Station Hospital nurses at Oro Bay or Finschhafen, New Guinea, in 1944. The group is likely wearing the tropical shirtwaist and pants.
    • WV0027 Mary Jane DeWan Papers
    • [Women Marines around sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Three Women Marines pose around a sign at Camp Lejeune that reads "U.S.M.C. Bus Stop." The women wear olive-drab work overalls, men's work jackets, and "daisy mae" fatigue hats.
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers
    • [Women Marines by sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Nina Johnson Wiglesworth (right) and two female co-workers stand around a sign that reads "Parking: Staff, Personnel and Visitors only." The women wear their Women Marines' winter service dress uniforms and winter caps. The woman on the far right...
    • WV0132 Nina Johnson Wiglesworth Papers

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