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  • Description: Dakota
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    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • 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 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 Joan Lyle, 2007

    • 2007-05-01
    • WV0396 Joan Lyle Oral History
    • Primarily documents Joan Lyle's service in the WASP [Women Airforce Service Pilots] during WWII and her subsequent work as a pilot.

      Lyle briefly discusses her childhood spent in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She discusses taking flight lessons...
    • Oral history interview with Sarah Greenlee

    • 2001-02-14
    • WV0150 Sarah B. Greenlee Papers
    • Primarily documents Sarah Brooks Greenlee's experiences as an African American in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and her life after the war.

      Greenlee recalls her youth in Florida, including her parents deaths when she was...
    • [WACs drill at Rapid City Army Air Base, 1943]

    • 1943-09
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A unit of WACs march in formation down a dirt road during a drill at Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in September 1943. The women wear the WAC winter service uniform, some with the light-khaki "pink" skirt.
    • [WACs celebrate Halloween in the mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-10-31
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, both in and out of uniform, celebrate Halloween in the mess hall of Rapid City (South Dakota) Army Air Base in 1943.
    • [Marcelle Fisher and Mildred fix menus at mess hall, 1943]

    • 1943-12-25
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • WACs Marcelle Fischer (right) and Mildred fix menus for Christmas dinner at the consolidated mess hall of the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota in December 1943.
    • [WAC on mail duty, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A WAC stands with a U.S. Mail bag while looking at letters pulled from the mail drop, circa 1943. The photo was probably taken at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota.
    • [WACs dine, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A table of WACs, all wearing the winter service uniform with army air forces insignia on the right shoulder, eat a meal at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota circa 1943.
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room full of WACs, including women in civilian clothing, read from sheet music at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota, circa 1943. They are led in singing by a WAC and piano accompanist.
    • [WACs singing, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0253 Marcelle Fischer Papers, 1935-1961, 1990
    • A room of WACs, including some in civilian clothing, are led in singing by a WAC and a piano accompanist, circa 1943, while at the Rapid City Army Air Base in South Dakota. Servicemen play pool in the background.
    • Oral history interview with Dr. Thomas J. Martinek, 2017 [full audio recording]

    • 2017-02-07
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Dr. Thomas Martinek was born in 1943 in Hinsdale, IL. Dr. Martinek received his bachelor's from the University of North Dakota, Master's from George Williams College, and Ph.D. from Boston University. He has worked with the University of North...
    • [WAVES at U.S. Naval Training Station San Diego, 1943]

    • 1943-11
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • WAVES Millie Swift of Iowa; Agnes Lawrence of Oakland, California; Elizabeth Simpson of Richmond, Virginia; and Sue Wright of South Dakota pose outside WAVE Barracks 1 at the U.S. Naval Training Station, San Diego, California, in November 1943. The...
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Formal photograph of Ruth Mary Petry wearing her W.A.S.P. (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) uniform.
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Ruth Mary Petry in flight jacket and goggles

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