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    • Oral history interview with Adelaide Murphy

    • 2002-01-16
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Primarily documents Adelaide Cotter Murphy's service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945.

      Murphy gives a brief overview of her childhood, including her early education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brothers' service in the...
    • [Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Adelaide Murphy stands on a beach wearing her Marines' utility coat and bell crown hat with rain cover, circa 1944.
    • [Portrait of Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Portrait of Adelaide Murphy, circa 1944, in Marines' summer seersucker uniform with bell crown hat. Photo by Bradford Bachrach.
    • 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,...
    • [Esther Gilbert and Red Cross officials, Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left) poses in front of the Red Cross Service Club office in Adelaide, Australia, with Colonel Martin, Peg Graveur, and Area Director Hinson Trites in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform....
    • [Esther Gilbert and friends in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with friends Peg Graveur and "Monty" beside a vehicle and in front of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the military welfare winter uniform. "Monty" is in civilian...
    • [Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin in Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Red Cross member Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin stand outside the ARC service club in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson with kangaroo,  1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Chuck and Ruth Hutchinson, the American Consuls in Adelaide, Australia, pose holding a kangaroo in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Peg Graveur and Ruth Hutchinson, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Red Cross worker Peg Graveur poses with American Consul Ruth Hutchinson in Adelaide, Australia, in 1944. Graveur wears the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with military welfare overseas cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Esther Gilbert at desk, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert sits at her desk in the office where she worked as the assistant director of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in July 1944. On the left, a secretary stands at the front desk. A poster hanging on the right side of...
    • [Esther Gilbert, Peg Graveur, and Colonel Martin, South Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (right) poses with Peg Graveur and Colonel Martin outside of the Red Cross service club in Adelaide, Australia, in August 1944. Gilbert, who served as assistant director of the club, and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare...
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • [Esther Gilbert, Peg Graveur, and Colonel Baird in Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Peg Graveur, Colonel Baird, and Esther Gilbert, who is holding her puppy "Yank", pose in South Australia in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare overcoat and cap. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).

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