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    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Edith Kimsey League, 1999

    • 1999-04-08
    • WV0061 Edith Kimsey League Papers
    • Primarily documents League's experiences at the North Carolina College for Women (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); her various duty stations with the Women's Army Corps during World War II; and her marriages.

      League...
    • 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 Audrey Fisher, 2000

    • 2000-12-18
    • WV0153 Audrey Ann Fisher Papers
    • Documents Audrey Ann Fisher's twenty-seven year career in the military, with an emphasis on attitudes and changes in the Women's Army Corps and the U.S. Army.

      Fisher discusses her childhood in Oregon and Washington; her social life after...
    • Oral history interview with K. Faye Kane Giles, 2001

    • 2001-05-15
    • WV0215 Katherine Faye Giles Papers
    • Primarily documents Faye Kane Giles' service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945 and her life after the war.

      Giles briefly discusses her education, including attending business school, and her employment at the American Steel and Wire...
    • Oral History Interview with William Jackson by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-12
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This July 12, 1977, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe with William Jackson documents Jackson's participation in and recollections of significant local civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s as a captain in the Greensboro Police...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Adams-Ender, 2005

    • 2005-09-10
    • WV0332 Clara Adams-Ender Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Clara L. Adams-Ender's background; her service with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1993; and her marriage to Heinz Ender. Adams-Ender also comments on management and leadership issues related to the Army Nurse...
    • Oral history interview with Emma Dale Newell Love, 1999

    • 1999-06-4
    • WV0090 Emma Dale Newell Love Papers
    • Primarily documents Emma Newell Love's service in France as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946.


      Love discusses her reasons for choosing to join the WAC; her parents' reactions; basic and overseas training; boredom...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • 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 Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-01
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck discusses a nice dinner aboard a hospital ship and a party at an island Officers' Club. She also discusses news that her former commanding officer had been killed by the Japanese and writes of her latest correspondence and social activities.
    • [Anne Ducey and admiral at groundbreaking ceremony, 1965]

    • 1965
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • WAVES Commanding Officer Anne Ducey and the base Commanding Officer hold a shovel at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new women's barracks at Naval Training Center, Bainbridge, Maryland, in the summer of 1965. Ducey wears the WAVES officer's dress...
    • [Medal Presentation]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • A woman, most likely a military wife, holding a baby receives a medal from a commanding officer.
    • [WAC Company 6, 3rd Regiment, 1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • WV0009 Inez Stroud Papers
    • African American Company 6 of WAC 3rd Regiment poses at the First WAC Training Center at Ft. Des Moines, Iowa on August 15, 1945. Commanding Officer is Lt. Thelma B. Brown, Second in Command is Lt. Verdi M. Hickambottom, and Lt. Margaret A. Curtis...
    • [WACs at Command Inspection, circa 1952]

    • 1952
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • WACs in formation during the monthly command inspection held by the commanding officer at Camp King in Oberursel, Germany, circa 1952.
    • [Six WACs, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0105 Marthalou Hunter Papers
    • Five WACs, including Marthalou Hunter (far left) pose with a commanding officer (center), circa 1945.
    • [WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment with guidon, 1943]

    • 1943-07-30
    • WV0225 Florence S. Weil Papers
    • Members of WAC Company 10, 21st Regiment, at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, admire the unit's guidon, held by commanding officer Florence S. Weil. The company, pictured on 30 July 1943 in WAC summer uniforms with Hobby hats, has just been awarded the...

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