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    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • 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 Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Estelle Garner Ptaszynski, 1999

    • 1999-02-05
    • WV0033 Estelle Garner Ptaszynski Papers
    • Primarily documents Estelle Ptaszynski's nurses training; service in England with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during World War II; and personal life and nursing career after the war.

      Ptaszynski discusses her decision to become a nurse and...
    • 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...
    • [DAR scrapbook, 1943]

    • 1943
    • DAR Scrapbooks Collection
    • This scrapbook contains hundreds of clippings from the Greensboro Daily News and the Greensboro Record that were notices of enlistments, graduations, promotions, transfers, casualties, furloughs, everyday life and entertainment in war times,...
    • [WACs in training at Fort Meade, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Four WACs in work attire pose by the stairs of a building at the basic training facility, Fort Meade, Maryland, in 1943.
    • [WAVES Supply Corps training class, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • WAVES Supply and Disbursing School training class poses for a formal photo at Harvard's Radcliffe College in late 1943. Virginia Becker is in the second row from the front, seventh from the left.
    • [Elizabeth Williams hands out doughnuts, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0058 Elizabeth Williams Papers
    • Elizabeth Williams holds a doughnut out to the hands of flyers returning from bombing runs at an American Red Cross clubmobile in southern Italy in 1943. The photo is a classic depiction of a Red Cross "Doughnut Dolly."
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Wilson, 2006

    • 2006-07-19
    • WV0355 Edna Smith Wilson Oral History
    • Primarily documents Edna Wilson's service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Wilson provides a brief overview of her childhood residences and education, and her...
    • [WAVES navy blue havelock, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0053 Virginia Gardner Becker Papers
    • WAVES navy blue havelock worn with raincoat. Worn by Virginia Gardner Becker from 1943 to 1945.
    • [Diary of Jennie Kwiatanowski, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0313 Jennie Kwiatanowski Diary
    • Jennie Kwiatanowski served as a member of the WAAC [Womens' Army Auxiliary Corps] during World War Two. Her diary spans the time period from March 23, 1943 to June 27, 1943. It largely chronicles her early training near Daytona Beach, Florida, as...
    • Oral history interview with Irene Parsons, 2005

    • 2005-08-02
    • WV0311 Irene Parsons Papers
    • Primarily documents Irene Adelaide Parsons' service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARS from 1943 to 1946, and her thirty years of service with the Veterans Administration.

      Parsons discusses her education at Brevard College and Woman's College,...
    • [Army dietitian olive drab uniform, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • U.S. Army hospital dietitian olive drab jacket and long skirt." In 1942 dietitians became part of the army's Medial Department and were eligible to wear standard army or army nurse uniforms. In 1943 a pair of caducei with the initials "HD" was...
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.

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