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    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 2014

    • 2014-08-22
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and her service with the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Reserve. Rubin recalls growing up in a small, tightknit community of New Jersey during the Depression, surrounded by Eastern...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ellen West, 1999

    • 1999-03-30
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • Documents Mary Ellen West's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War...
    • Oral history interview with Paula J. Johnson

    • 2001-06-08
    • WV0220 Paula J. Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Paula Johnson's work as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy WAVES.

      Johnson briefly discusses her childhood and her desire to attend college. She notes how the family's inability to pay for her education and her...
    • [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]

    • 1943-01-27
    • 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.
    • Oral history interview with Mattie Donnell Hicks, 1999

    • 1999-02-25
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Documents Mattie Donnell Hicks's nurse education and training; service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1966; and post-war life in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Hicks provides a brief description of her pre-war nurse education and...
    • Oral history interview with Majorie S. Thompson, 2005

    • 2005-12-29
    • WV0337 Marjorie S. Thompson Papers
    • Primarily documents Marjorie Sanford Thompson's service in the WASPs [Women Airforce Service Pilots] from 1943 to 1944.

      Thompson briefly discusses her education, pre-war teaching career, and training in the Civilian Civilian Pilot Training...
    • [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...
    • [Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt nursing uniform]

    • 1972
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt in her white duty nurse's uniform. Date on the side of the photo is processing date.
    • [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.
    • [Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, second from right, serving girls at a beach party, Saipan, 1946.
    • [Jeanne Grushinski Rubin and friends, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Jeanne Grushinski Rubin, far left, with friends before a dance, Saipan, 1946. Back of photo reads: Saipan 46, J Grushinski, H Harper, M Alter, F. [illegible], J Rand, [illegible] before dance.
    • [Jeanne Grushinski Rubin]

    • Undated
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Jeanne Grushinski Rubin in bathing suit.
    • [Japanese POWs working, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0570 Jeanne Grushinski Rubin Papers
    • Japanese POWs are seen making the nurses' quarters steps, Saipan, 1946.

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