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    • Oral history interview with Patricia Chamings, 2007

    • 2007-01-27
    • WV0378 Patricia Ann Chamings Papers
    • Primarily discusses Chamings' nursing education, teaching, and thirty years of service with the Air National Guard.

      Chamings mentions her childhood in Florida; her mother's nursing career; her nursing education at Orange Memorial Hospital...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Howard A. Chubbs by William Link

    • 1989-09-18
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 18, 1989, oral history interview conducted by William Link with Howard A. Chubbs, Chubbs discusses his background and compares the racial climate of Tennessee; Chicago; Richmond, Virginia; and Greensboro, North...
    • Oral history interview with Eula King Vereen, 1991 [text/print transcript]

    • 1991-03-28
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Eula King Vereen (1923-2004) graduated with a Master of Science in Home Economics from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) in 1970. She did her undergraduate work in home economics at Tennessee State University in Nashville,...
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Oral history interview with Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt, 2012

    • 2012-03-10
    • WV0529 Cheryl Ann King Bernhardt Oral History
    • Primarily documents Cheryl Bernhardt's childhood; her nursing service with the United States Air Force and Veteran's Administration; and her life after retirement.

      Bernhardt describes growing up in Knoxville, Tennessee during the 1950s and...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy H. Jordan, 1999

    • 1999-05-03
    • WV0073 Dorothy H. Jordan Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy H. Jordan's early life in New York; her service in the Women's Army Corps, especially her military police (MP) duty at Fort Oglethorpe, and the effects of her disabling skin condition.


      Jordan details playing...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois, 2010

    • 2010-05-12
    • WV0486 Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Papers
    • Primarily documents Billie Bourgeois' service with the WAVES during World War II and her higher education.

      Bourgeois discusses growing up on a farm in Cyril, Oklahoma, her reaction to Pearl Harbor, and joining the Signal Corps as an...
    • Oral history interview with Louise Ross Yegge, circa 2002

    • 2002
    • WV0242 Louise Ross Yegge Papers
    • Primarily documents Louise Ross Yegge's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

      Yegge briefly discusses her early life, including her parents' deaths, and her work and housing in...
    • [Caroline Morrison Garrett, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Second lieutenant Caroline Morrison Garrett is pictured in front of brick building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. She is wearing a white Army Nurse Corps (ANC) cap, an ANC striped seersucker hospital...
    • [Paraplegic Santa at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • A paraplegic patient at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, is dressed as Santa Claus with a home-made mask in 1945. A large pair of crutches are behind the Santa, and Christmas stockings, candles, and a banner proclaiming "Merry...
    • [A table set for Christmas dinner, 1945]

    • 1945-12
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • A long table set for a Christmas dinner awaits the arrival of the German POWs who are patients of Ward 2B of Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. The table is set with traditional fruit centerpieces, plates, silverware, and...
    • [Caroline Morrison in Memphis, Tennesse, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Caroline Morrison Garret (right) and an unnamed sergeant pose outside a building while stationed at Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. Caroline Morrison is wearing the army seersucker hospital uniform. The text on the back of...
    • [Peg Ward at Kennedy General Hospital, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Peg Ward sits on a set of stairs outside Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1945. Ward is wearing a short sleeved Army Nurse Corps (ANC) hospital uniform. The text on the back of the photograph reads:"How we hated those wrap around...
    • [Captain Smith at Kennedy General Hospital, 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Captain Smith, the chief dietitian of Kennedy General Hospital, poses for a picture in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1946. Smith is dressed in an Army Nurse Corps (ANC) off-duty dress uniform and service cap. She has an ANC service bag tucked under her...
    • Oral history interview with Bertha Sligh B. Barwikowski, 2000

    • 2000-11-17
    • WV0188 Bertha Barwikowski Papers
    • Barwikowski primarily discusses her experiences in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and her personal life following the war.

      Barwikowski discusses her ethnic heritage and her Polish ancestors. She then describes her experience in the WAC,...
    • W.C. informer [number 5]

    • 1946-03-17
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The fifth issue of W.C. Informer discusses an incident in Columbia, Tennessee, in which a black veteran and a white fought over an insult to the veteran's mother. Afterward, a group of fifty to seventy-five whites stormed the jail and roamed the...

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