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    • Oral history interview with Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Palek Turner, 2002

    • 2002-04-18
    • WV0254 Mary L. Turner Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Palek Turner's service as a nurse in the air force and her personal life afterwards.

      Turner discusses her Austria-Hungarian heritage; blackouts in New Jersey after the attack on Pearl Harbor; attending nursing...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-07-13
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves has transferred to Clark Field at Luzon, Philippines. She describes seeing the destruction of Manila, her bullet-riddled house, local plant life, food, and natives. She suspects Betty's current illness is caused by love life woes and "being...
    • Greensboro sit-ins were just the beginning

    • 1985-02-10
    • MSS141 Clarence Lee Harris Papers, circa 1916-1997
    • UNC-Charlotte history professor David R. Goldfield argues in his guest column for the Greensboro News & Record that the sit-in movement, which originated in Greensboro and spread to many other cities throughout the South, led to the destruction of...
    • W.C. informer [number 8]

    • 1946-04-21
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eighth issue of W.C. Informer reports on the passage of the Patman Housing Act of 1946, a precursor to the federal urban renewal program that was envisioned as a means of providing low-cost housing but ultimately resulted in the destruction of...
    • Biographies M-Z [Mary Mendenhall Hobbs papers]

    • 1925 (before)
    • MS223 Mary Mendenhall Hobbs Papers, 1888-1930
    • This folder contains biographical essays on Hannah W Osborne, Ezra Meader, Hannah Reynolds, Jonathan Worth, and Rhoda M Worth. It also contains a typed essay of rememberance in honor of Rodema White. The essay on Rhoda M Worth is written on the...
    • [Bridge over Walker Avenue]

    • 1949
    • UA104 Photographic Prints Collection
    • Photograph of three women observing the area around the bridge before it was demolished around 1949. "Bridge over Walker Ave, ca. 1949, shortly before its' destruction. Walker Ave. was closed across campus in Sept. 1948 and the bridge was...
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • A WAC poses in a gas mask while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand and the corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • [WAC in gas mask, 1943]

    • 1943-02-18
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Profile of a WAC wearing a gas mask and hood while at basic training at Daytona Beach, Florida, in early 1943. She also wears the WAC utility coat. In the background, a tent is set up in the sand, and a corner of the Clarendon Hotel is visible.
    • [WACs in front of photographic mapping squadron sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer (back row, left) poses with five other WACs in various uniforms under a sign for the 3rd Photographic Mapping Squadron Laboratory at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, circa 1944. Heyer wears the WAC summer off-duty dress and a gas mask...
    • [Anne Heyer, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer poses in a field, wearing the WAC beige summer off-duty dress and matching garrison cap, circa 1943.
    • [Anne Heyer with camera in trick photo, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer, in a flight suit, leans against a structure while holding her camera, circa 1943. The print has been manipulated so that image is mirrored down the center.
    • [WACs at train station, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Nine WACs pose at a train station, probably heading to Fort Des Moines, Iowa, circa 1943. The WACs wear olive drab winter service uniforms with Hobby hats, while some wear gas mask bags and carry their wool overcoats.
    • [Anne Heyer in winter flight suit, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer, in a winter flight suit consisting of a B-3 shearling jacket, A-3 shearling trousers, and Type B-6 winter flying helmet, poses as if using an unidentified piece of mapping equipment, circa 1943. In the background are stacks of labeled...
    • [Anne Heyer and WACs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • Anne Heyer (front row, left) poses with four other WACs, circa 1944. Four of the women wear the WAC summer work uniform, while the WAC in center of the back row wears a men's flight suit.
    • [WACs review photos and map, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • WACs Anne Heyer (left) and Goyette consult maps and photographs on a table with Sandy, a soldier from the 19th Photographic Group, at MacDill Airfield in Tampa, Florida, in 1944. All three wear men's flight suits.
    • [Class of WACs at MacDill Airfield, Florida, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0320 Anne Elisabeth Heyer Papers, 1942-1946 and undated
    • A class of WACs pose for a photo at MacDill Airfield Base in Tampa, Florida, circa 1943. They all wear the WAC summer service uniform with air force patch on the sleeve and matching garrison cap. Heyer is in the back row, fourth from the left.

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