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    • Oral history interview with Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • 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 Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • 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 Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • 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 Jill Corbusier Mayer, 2013

    • 2013-11-03
    • WV0557 Jill Corbusier Mayer Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jill Corbusier Mayer, and her time in the United States Navy Nurse Corps and United States Navy Reserve.

      Mayer discusses losing both her parents at a young age, her Catholic education, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents AndrĂ©e B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • Oral history interview with Jacqueline Marion Edmunds, 2012

    • 2012-10-25
    • WV0541 Jacqueline Marion Edmunds Oral History
    • Documents the life of Jacqueline Marion Edmunds from her early life growing up in Greensboro, North Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s, her decision to join the United States Navy in 1979, basic training in Orlando, Florida, and "A" School...
    • Oral history interview with Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick, 2001

    • 2001-05-12
    • WV0213 Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick Papers
    • Primarily documents Kirkpatrick's work in naval intelligence as both a civilian and an officer in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Kirkpatrick...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral History interview with Bernadine "Bernie" Donato, 2015

    • 2015-10-06
    • WV0594 Bernadine "Bernie" Donato Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Bernadine "Bernie" Donato and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and California Air National Guard.

      Donato recalls the nursing education she received at Ellis Hospital School of Nursing and...
    • 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 Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Laverne Carter, 2010

    • 2010-10-18
    • WV0501 Laverne Carter Oral History
    • Laverne Carter speaks of her early life, education, military training and service.

      Carter discusses her experience of military culture in the 1970s and 1980s, her various duty stations, hobbies and activities, and experiences upon leaving...
    • Oral history interview with Maxine Pierce, 2006

    • 2006-06-06
    • WV0348 Maxine Newcom Pierce Papers
    • Primarily documents Maxine Newcom Pierce's background; her twenty-year career in the WAVES; and the impact of her military service on the rest of her life.

      Pierce briefly discusses growing up in Southern Illinois in the 1930s, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Barringer Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-04-25
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Documents Frances Barringer Bailey's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES in Massachusetts; Great Lakes, Illinois; and Corpus Christi, Texas; and her career in education.
      ...
    • Oral history interview with Gladys Lunsford Dimmick

    • 1999-03-18
    • WV0055 Gladys L. Dimmick Papers
    • Documents Gladys Lunsford Dimmick's time as a control tower operator in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) during World War II, as a student at the University of Florida, and as and employee of The University of...

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