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    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Hydes Council, 1999

    • 1999-06-16
    • WV0093 Jane Hydes Council Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Hydes Council's service with the United States Women's Army Corps. Council discusses her desire to join the U.S. Women's Army Corps from a young age, the progress she felt she achieved while in the service, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Ellen Steel, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0154 Ellen Brown Steel Papers
    • Primarily documents Ellen Steel's career in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1949 to 1969 and changes in the army since the 1940s.

      Steel chiefly describes her basic training and her various duty stations. She talks about her parents'...
    • 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 Barbara Bagby Battenfeld, 2010

    • 2010-09-22
    • WV0499 Barbara Bagby Battenfeld Oral History
    • Barbara Bagby Battenfeld discusses her early life, military service, and life after her service. She also notes topics such as women's roles in the military, her work experiences within the WAVES and outside of the military, and expresses her...
    • Oral history interview with Irene A. Gepfert Mertz, 2011

    • 2011-05-09
    • WV0517 Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Papers
    • Irene Mertz speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mertz discusses her time in military service in Oahu, especially one of her patients there, Major Roger G.B. Broome, who later passed away after...
    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita Webster, 2000

    • 2000-05-21
    • WV0167 Juanita Webster Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Juanita Webster's service with the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) and her nursing career.

      Pre-service topics include Webster's reasons for becoming a nurse; saving money for nurse's training; her family's life during...
    • Oral history interview with Juanita J. Johnson, 2002

    • 2002-01-15
    • WV0239 Juanita J. Johnson Papers
    • Primarily documents Juanita Johnson's service in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1952 to 1954 and her subsequent education and career in teaching.

      Johnson provides a brief overview of her childhood, her reasons for not becoming a nurse,...
    • Oral history interview with Lucile Griffin Leonard, 1999

    • 1999-01-29
    • WV0028 Lucile Griffin Leonard Papers
    • Chiefly documents Lucile Griffin Leonard's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the late 1930s and early 1940s and her service as a hospital dietitian with the...
    • Oral history interview with Dolores M. Angel Hamrick, 2011

    • 2011-04-11
    • WV0513 Dolores M. Angel Hamrick Papers
    • Dolores Hamrick tells of her early life, education, time in military service, and life after service, as well as her involvement with the Women Marines Association.

      Hamrick relates several incidents of her service, some humorous, such as a...
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • Oral history interview with Elizabeth Ray, 2008

    • 2008-06-11
    • WV0416 Elizabeth Ann Ray Papers
    • Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray primarily discusses her lengthy career in the army and air force.

      Elizabeth "Betty" Ann Ray briefly discusses being raised by her widowed father, moving frequently around Oklahoma because of his job, attending...
    • Oral history interview with Anne E. Horney Boehmer, 2011

    • 2011-03-01
    • WV0508 Anne E. Horney Boehmer Papers
    • Anne Boehmer speaks of her early life, military service, and the military service of her siblings.

      Boehmer discusses her experiences during the service, the experience of one of her brothers who was a prisoner of war in a Japanese prison...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Painter Searles, 1999

    • 1999-10-26
    • WV0106 Edna Painter Searles Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Painter Searles' experiences with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the legal office at Camp Lejeune during World War II and her professional life after the war.

      Searles details her father's work at Kingsport...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Paula Silverman Isenberg, 2011

    • 2011-02-02
    • WV0507 Paula Silverman Isenberg Oral History
    • Paula Isenberg speaks of her early life, education, military service, and service with the military after her discharge.

      Isenberg discusses humorous experiences during her service, her various duty stations, her impressions of reporting on...

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