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    • Oral history interview with Ann Watters, 2000

    • 2000
    • WV0175 Ann K. Watters Oral History
    • Interview primarily documents Ann K. Watters' interest in flying planes and her service with the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots).

      Pre-service topics include her father's flight career; other pilots in the family; taking an aviation...
    • Oral History Interview with Megan Leighann Mead

    • 2016-06-21
    • WV0615 Megan Leighann Mead Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Megan Leighann Mead and her service with the United States Army.

      Mead recalls how everyone in basic training had their strengths and weaknesses, and how they had to come together in order to get things...
    • Oral history interview with Gail S. Enter Horn, 2011

    • 2011-04-11
    • WV0514 Gail S. Enter Horn Papers
    • Gail S. Horn tells of her early life, education, life prior to enlistment, military service, and life after retirement.

      Horn relates many incidents and anecdotes of her time in service, relating to such topics as boot camp, combat incidents,...
    • Oral history interview with Cindi Basenspiler, 2014

    • 2014-06-13
    • WV0566 E. Cindi Basenspiler Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of E. Cindi Basenspiler and her service with the United States Reserve Officer Training Corps and the United States Army. Basenspiler recalls her brief childhood in Russia, and the experience of moving to the United...
    • Oral History interview with Shelley Witzke Kirk

    • 2016-02-07
    • WV0604 Shelley Witzke Kirk Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Shelley Witzke Kirk and her service with the United States Navy.
      Kirk recalls surviving six weeks of ""initiation"" after her promotion to Chief Petty Officer, the satisfaction she felt when she was finally pinned...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • Oral History interview with Theressa Jeanne Fillmore, 2015

    • 2015-11-10
    • WV0599 Theressa Jeanne Fillmore
    • Primarily documents the life of Theressa Jeanne Fillmore and her service with the United States Army.

      Fillmore recalls the various cross-training that she completed during her thirty-one years in the army, the gratification she received from...
    • [World War One diary, 1918]

    • 1918-09-28
    • WV0280 WWI Diary
    • Diary entry describing an instructional meeting for members of the Red Cross assigned to France. The entry states that twenty male and thirty female volunteers met at Union Station in Washington D.C. to begin the journey to France.
    • Oral History Interview with Deborah Elizabeth Branson

    • 2016-07-08
    • WV0617 Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deborah Elizabeth Branson, and her service with the United States Navy.

      Branson recalls her disappointment upon learning women were not allowed aboard ships, the pressure she felt as a woman, knowing her...
    • 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)...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kate Bonds, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Mary Kate Bonds primarily tells of coming of age during the Great Depression and of her service in the WAVES during World War Two and in the U.S. Navy until 1971.

      Bonds discusses her childhood in Chickamauga, Georgia, near the Civil War...
    • Oral history interview with Pamela Devine

    • 2009-03-11
    • WV0453 Pamela Devine Oral History
    • Pamela Devine tell of her early life, lengthy and varied career in the United States Navy, and personal life.

      Devine primarily discusses her experience in the United States Navy as an undesignated seaman, naval aviation mechanic, a recruit...
    • [Rosie Noel poses with shrapnel, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • In her left hand, Rosie Noel holds the shrapnel that wounded her, circa 2005. In her right hand, she holds a stone with an angel etching. This was in her pocket when she was hit and has special significance for her. Noel is seated in a hospital bed...
    • [Mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was hit, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • Photo of the mortar attack site where Rosie Noel was wounded by shrapnel, circa 2005. Three Marines stand near a blackened spot in the desert, where the projectile hit. Noel was riding her bicycle near this area when the attack occurred, and a...
    • [Rosie Noels taking an oath, circa 2005]

    • 2005
    • WV0516 Rosie Grosshans Noel Papers
    • Rosie Noels takes an oath, circa 2005. She wears the Marines Corps Combat Utility Uniform in desert camouflage.

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