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    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • Oral history interview with Daphine Doster Mastroianni, 1999

    • 1999-02-16
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Documents Daphine Doster Mastroianni's education at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her work as a music teacher and surgical nurse before World War II; her service with Army Nurse Corps...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wofford Armenaki, 1999

    • 1999-05-19
    • WV0079 Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Documents Doris Wofford Armenaki's early life; education; military service as a nurse during World War II; personal life after the war; and nursing training and teaching at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from the 1970s to the...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford, 2014

    • 2014-11-01
    • WV0571 Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford Papers
    • Primarily documents the adolescence of Caroline Harrington Bradburn Bradford and her service with the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. Bradford recalls her lifelong dream of becoming a nurse, and the lessons she learned in the...
    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Charles Duncan McIver, 1860-1906

    • 1942
    • General Collection (UNCG University Libraries)
    • An in-depth biographical brochure of Dr. McIver based on multiple interviews of those who knew him best and published by Ms. Satterfield in 1942. Included are acknowledgements of all the various contributors to the text, from the McIver family to...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service)...
    • [Rachel Summers McGee outside building, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Rachel Summers McGee stands in front of an unknown building, wearing the WAAC enlisted second pattern olive drab winter uniform and garrison cap, circa 1942.
    • [WAAC 5th Company, 3rd Regiment, 1942]

    • 1942-12-19
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • 5th Company of the WAAC 3rd Regiment is photographed at the Fort Des Moines Training Center on December 19, 1942.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante receives commission ceremony]

    • 1942-10-17
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante outdoor ceremony where LaPlante receives commission. Caption on back of photograph: O.C.[officer candidate] Sears becomes a third officer; second louie[lieutenant] is the preferred title. Oct. 17, 1942."
    • [The reviewship party]

    • 1942-10-07
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of the photograph reads "the reviewship party, with six unnamed individuals, ends its inspection, at Fort DesMoines, Iowa, October 7, 1942."
    • [Boomtown Fort Des Moines]

    • 1942-09-26
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of the photograph:"Agnes Tuiemau and Lois Wilen in front of the home of two WAACs auxiliaries, Boomtown Fort Des Moines, Iowa, on September 26, 1942. The photograph was taken on a Sunday walk."
    • [WAAC in uniform]

    • 1942-10-07
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Possibly Adeline Sears LaPlante wearing the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) uniform with a gas mask, October 7, 1942. Caption on back of photograph:"What the well dressed WAAC will wear. Oct. 7, '42"
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante profile]

    • 1942-10-18
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante as a WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] company officer, at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, October 18, 1942.
    • Oral history interview with Rachel Summers McGee, 1999

    • 1999-01-13
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Documents Rachel Leuella Summers McGee's early life; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943; and her life after World War II.

      McGee discusses her decision to join the army and people's reaction to women in...
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • [Louise Nash Dorsett,  1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Louise Nash Dorsett stands in front of a tree wearing a WAVES officer dress blue uniform and garrison cap in spring of 1945.

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