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    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-22
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer is at Drake University studying to be a specialist in army administration. She describes a typical, busy day and notes her class is the first to use Drake as a training site.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-05
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer describes how she was unable to come home for the weekend because she did not receive her pay. She describes the unit parading in the snow and ice, supply and administration exams, her latest paycheck, and the distribution of her finances.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-01-10
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer describes kitchen patrol, not received leave, her disapproval of sailors drinking, be unable to apply for Officer Candidate School until she is in the field, and feeling unwell. Fischer is happy that she enlisted and believes She those not...
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses seeing Bob Hope, having kitchen patrol duty, a fire drill, studying for several exams, and going home for the weekend, bringing some of her laundry with her.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-12-21
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer notes she graduated from army administration school at Drake but hasn't received her orders yet. She also mentions going on a date, hoping to get a three day pass for Christmas, and serving commanding officer duty.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to a Miss Herzog, 4 February 1943]

    • 1943-02-04
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer begins the letter with a short, overly formal joke note. She then describes the busy schedule of a WAAC and jokes about the rumor that WAACs serve only to find a husband. Much of the letter is sarcastic commentary about her social life,...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-10-15
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer enjoys her newly added responsibilities of file inspector, is sending home a package including candy and pictures of her favorite plane, the B-17. She also notes the base has been closed to planes due to high winds and that everyone had a...
    • [Letter from Eleanor K. Peck to Poppy, 1941]

    • 1941-12-12
    • WV0420 Eleanor K. Peck Letters, 1941-1943
    • Peck discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a "miscalculation" surmises the U.S. will enter the war soon; and thinks bombing in London likely. Other topics include her work at the hospital, the recent arrival of two more American...
    • Oral history interview with Paula Trivette, 2011

    • 2011-04-10
    • WV0512 Paula K. Jackan Trivette Papers
    • Paula K. Jackan Trivette tells of her, life, education, and service in the Army Nurse Corps.

      Trivette discusses in detail her experience of working as a White House nurse for Presidents Reagan and Bush from 1987 to 1993.
    • [Company K scrapbook, 1916-1917]

    • 1916-1917
    • MSS049 Company K Scrapbook, 1916 - 1917
    • This scrapbook, dating between 1916 and 1917, was created by representatives of Company K, Third Infantry, North Carolina National Guard. The scrapbook contains a printed narrative history of Company K, which was first organized in Asheboro, NC in...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fischer to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-08
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer notes her unit has been preparing for inspection, her auxiliary class is the first to complete the four weeks of basic training in only three, she has not received all of her uniforms, likes being kept busy, and is about to march in her...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1942]

    • 1942-11-27
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses learning how to code supplies, her Thanksgiving activities, applying for Officer Candidate School, the schedule of a typical day, and getting a weekend pass to come home, where she hopes to have her hair done.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-01-27
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer, probably now stationed at Fort Custer, Michigan, discusses catching as cold that has been going around, attending a dance at Battle Creek, working in the file department, and going on a date to celebrate her birthday.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-06-23
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer is unhappy in her current position, not getting along with her commanding officer, and believes that "apple polishers" achieve more than those that work hard. She is under pressures and stress, and her arthritis has returned. She also...
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her mother, 1943]

    • 1943-10-18
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer will soon receive a promotion and is excited about the prospect of teaching new office work classes due to a suggestion she made.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-10
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses writing to friends serving overseas, hoping to get home for Christmas, their Halloween party, the rumor that their base is closing for the winter, receiving vaccinations, and a visit from a friend from Officer Candidate School.
    • [Letter from Marcelle Fisher to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • Fischer discusses a troop reduction on base which is keeping her busy busy, Christmas dinner in the mess hall, New Year's Eve activities, and her hope of attending Administrative Inspector's school in Florida. She enjoys her job, and has a...

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