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    • Oral history interview with M. Inez Caroon Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-05-26
    • WV0084 Mildred Caroon Bailey Papers
    • Documents Inez Bailey's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) during WWII, and her subsequent military career.


      Bailey...
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • 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 Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Ann Brune, 2015

    • 2015-04-03
    • WV0580 Rachel Ann Brune Papers, 2002-2010
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Ann Brune and her service with the United States Army and U.S. Army Reserve.

      Brune recalls the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, and the impact it had on her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Wirkus, 2007

    • 2007-11-02
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Primarily documents Lt. Col. Kathryn Wirkus’ education at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro [UNCG] and her service in the U.S. Air Force.

      Wirkus discusses her family and her childhood in Miami. She shares her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Claudia Butler Geniton, 2011

    • 2011-03-25
    • WV0511 Claudia Butler Geniton Papers
    • Claudia Butler Geniton speaks of her early life and military service (both active duty and reservist duty).

      Geniton notes her duties in both the Vietnam War and Gulf War and the time between. She mentions diverse duties and training, such as...
    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • Oral History interview with Jude Eden

    • 2016-02-06
    • WV0603 Jude Eden Oral History
    • Primarily documents the life of Jude Eden and her service with the United States Marine Corps.
      Eden recalls the events of September 11, 2001 and, even though she had not considered enlisting at the time, how she felt that the right thing to do...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Sabourin, 1999

    • 1999-06-25
    • WV0100 Mary Sabourin Oral History and Uniform
    • Primarily documents Mary Sabourin's career in the Women Marines, but also mentions her early life and her Marine Corps service during World War II.


      Discussion of pre-service life includes working in the defense plant where her father was...
    • Oral history interview with Lucy Smith, 1999

    • 1999-05-20
    • WV0081 Lucy Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy M. Smith's experiences in the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945, particularly her time at Camp Patrick Henry.


      Smith details hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor while recovering from injuries she sustained...
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • Oral History interview with Linda Caulder Smith, 2015

    • 2015-03-11
    • WV0578 Linda Caulder Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Linda Caulder Smith and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Smith recalls her childhood in North Carolina, helping out on her grandfather's farm, and her desire to get away and do something bigger...

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