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  • Description: Christmas
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    • Oral history interview with Lucy Phillips Pugh, 1999

    • 1999-05-06
    • WV0074 Lucy Phillips Pugh Papers
    • Primarily documents Lucy Pugh's early life and her service with the Coast Guard SPARS (from Semper Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.


      Pugh discusses her life before the war, including her father's general store; playing...
    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Russell Reavis, 2000

    • 2000-09-17
    • WV0183 Virginia Russell Reavis Papers
    • Primarily documents Virginia Russell Reavis' service in Europe with the Army Air Forces' 810th Medical Air Evacuation Squadron during World War II and her nursing career and personal life following the war."

      Discussion of Reavis' early...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Ahlswede Baker, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0385 Dorothy Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy A. Baker's nurse's training and service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1947.

      Baker describes her childhood, including her German ancestry and being raised by her grandparents in Wisconsin. She discusses...
    • Oral history interview with Rosemary Blakely Zule

    • 2000-02-13
    • WV0149 Rosemary Blakely Zule Papers
    • Primarily documents Rosemary Blakely Zule's background and employment history in the 1930s; her service in the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her life after the war.

      Personal topics from her early life include the death of her...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to sisters, ca. 27 December 1944]

    • 1944-12-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the colors of the ocean and the Christmas decorations and celebrations aboard ship. She also explains shipboard washing procedures, exercise, the church choir's activities, and how one constantly meets new people. One the back of...
    • Oral history interview with Shirley Lyle, 1999

    • 1999
    • WV0116 Shirley McCorquodale Lyle Papers
    • Documents Shirley McCorquodale Lyle's career in the Army Nurse Corps from 1939 to 1960, including her service in the Pacific with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

      Lyle briefly details her high school education; her parents' reaction...
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12-23
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the ship, their activities and accommodations. Part of the letter is written by a friend, Tom, who describes the food and Christmas decorations aboard ship.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1944]

    • 1944-12-17
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • In Reeves' last letter before embarking for overseas duty, she notes she has played a lot of volleyball, has had her pants taken in, and describes their Christmas decorations.
    • [Christmas Eve Gathering]

    • 1926-1927
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A large gathering of students around a tree on Christmas Eve. (Caption on back: The Night Before Christmas 1926 or 1927)
    • [Christmas Tree, 1955]

    • 1955
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • A large decorated and lit christmas tree. (Caption on back: "Christmas Tree")
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Petree Shaver, 2001

    • 2001-05-24
    • WV0217 Norma Petree Shaver Papers
    • Primarily documents Norma Petree Shaver's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.

      Shaver recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brother being drafted into the service, working at R.H. Hanes Knitting Company, and the...
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-21
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • Goddard is still not sure of her next assignment and where she'll be for Christmas. She describes KP, writes of her classes and instructors, and notes the bad war news of late.
    • [Letter from Adeline LaPlante to parents, 1943]

    • 1943-11-08
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • LaPlante writes a letter to her parents mentioning recent leave spent at a beach in Florida, and a subsequent train journey to Air Service Command at Patterson Field in Ohio. LaPlante writes about her desires for her impending assignment. Also...
    • [Christmas events, 1978-1980]

    • 1978-1980
    • Cone 10085 Wesley Long Community Hospital Collection
    • Contents covers Christmas Events for Wesley Long Community Hospital in December 1978, 1979, and 1980. Items include photographs, memorandums, Christmas carol lyrics, and event sign-up sheets.
    • [Group Around a Christmas Tree]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A serviceman and two women with children in their laps gather around a Christmas tree.
    • [Christmas Display ]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A Christmas display of cut-out house with children looking up the chimney and Santa Claus coming out of the roof surrounded by decorated trees and a helicopter waiting for Santa.
    • [Soldier Painting the Christmas Display]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A solider works on painting the children that will be part of the outdoors Christmas house display.

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