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    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Hanke, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Otto Hanke's early life and her experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Washington, D.C., during World War II."

      Hanke discusses her family, education, and work in...
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Ward McCaffrey, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • WV0555 Mary Ward McCaffrey Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Mary Ward McCaffrey and her time in the United States Navy.

      McCaffrey discusses her childhood and growing up in the Boston, Massachusetts area, the multiple military members in her family, and her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret W. Reeve, 1999

    • 1999-01-22
    • WV0021 Margaret (Peggy) Reeve Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret "Peggy" W. Reeve's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1945 and her career as a secretary.

      Reeve discusses her decision to join the WAC in the spring of 1944, including her failure to meet...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • Oral history interview with Annie Pozyck, 2005

    • 2005-07-20
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Primarily documents Annie Pozyck's career as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) during WWII."

      Pozyck briefly describes her childhood during the Depression, her reasons for becoming a nurse, work as a nurse's assistant, ...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Nell Smith Lutz

    • 2003-03-23
    • WV0160 Nell Smith Lutz Papers
    • Primarily discusses Nell Smith Lutz's service in the supply corps of the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Lutz breifly discusses her childhood in Florida and education at Florida State...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Cugini Necko, 1999

    • 1999-06-17
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Cugini Necko's early life in Massachusetts; her experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1944 to 1946; and her life in the years following World War II.


      Necko discusses going on welfare during the...
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Frances Barringer Bailey, 1999

    • 1999-04-25
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • Documents Frances Barringer Bailey's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES in Massachusetts; Great Lakes, Illinois; and Corpus Christi, Texas; and her career in education.
      ...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • Oral history interview with Marguerite Brendlinger Robinson, 2007

    • 2007-01-19
    • WV0376 Marguerite B. Robinson Oral History
    • Primarily documents Marguerite B. Robinson's early life and family, her service with the WAVES from 1944 to 1946, and her life after World War II.

      Robinson discusses her family, including her older sister's influence on her decision to...
    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • [Mary Cigini Necko in uniform, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0094 Mary Cugini Necko Papers
    • Mary Cugini Necko stands outside a building in her hometown of Brighton, Massachusetts, wearing the Marine Corps summer white uniform and bell crown hat, which had gold braid instead of red, in 1945.
    • [Evelyn E. Horton and WAC drinking Coca-Cola, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton (left) and a fellow WAC hold Coca-Colas, possibly at an officers' club, circa 1943. Both women wear WAC summer service uniforms. Army servicemen can be seen behind them.
    • [Evelyn E. Horton as Lady Liberty, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0381 Evelyn E. Horton Papers, 1925 - 1948
    • Evelyn E. Horton, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, performs in a play in 1943. Other actors in costume share the stage with her during a musical number.

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