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    • Oral history interview with Helen Bonner Eshelman, 1999

    • 1999-02-17
    • WV0039 Helen Bonner Eshelman Papers
    • Documents Helen Bonner Eshelman's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (WC, now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, UNCG) during the Depression; her service in the South Pacific as a dietitian for the...
    • [Red Cross club at Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • The exterior of the Red Cross club in Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in 1945. According to Esther Gilbert, this facility, surrounded by tropical trees, was typical of Red Cross clubs in the Pacific. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • 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....
    • Oral history interview with Betty Etten Wiker, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Etten Wiker's service in the U.S. Army during WWII and the Korean War.

      Wiker briefly discusses her childhood and education in Chicago, her reasons for enlisting in the WAAC, and her basic training at Fort Des...
    • Oral history interview with Jeanne Tannenbaum, 2008

    • 2008-10-24
    • OH006 Preserving Our History: Rotary Club of Greensboro
    • Jeanne Tannenbaum was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, but moved to Greensboro, North Carolina, when she was four. She describes the integration of her high school during her sophomore year, as well as some of the major events of the Civil Rights...
    • [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 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....
    • [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).
    • [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 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).
    • [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).
    • [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 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).
    • [Red Cross servicemen and women, South Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Colonel Baird, an unidentified woman, Peg Graveur, and Lieutenant Bill Leiziar sit on a hill in South Australia in 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).

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