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    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Gilbert Mattson, 1999

    • 1999-01-09
    • WV0014 Virginia Gilbert Mattson Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Gilbert Mattson's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1944 to 1946; and her involvement in WAVES National beginning in the late 1980s.

      Mattson...
    • Oral history interview with Henrietta Stevenson Ingram, 1999

    • 1999-02-03
    • WV0030 Henrietta Stevenson Ingram Papers
    • Primarily documents Henrietta Stevenson Ingram's military service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943 to 1944; her career in allied medical professions after the war; and her experiences with racism during both time periods.

      Ingram...
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • Oral History Interview with Tasheera Farrington-Nichols Marshall

    • 2016-07-09
    • WV0618 Tasherra Farrington-Nichols Marshall Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Tasheera Farrington-Nichols Marshall and her service with the United States Army and United States Army Reserve.

      Marshall recalls having to move many times as child due to her father's military career, how his...
    • Oral History Interview with Dr. John Tarpley by William Chafe

    • 1975
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • This transcript of an oral history interview conducted by William Chafe circa 1975 with Dr. John Tarpley primarily documents Dr. Tarpley's memories as the principal of Dudley High School and aiding in the creation of the Hayes-Taylor YMCA in...
    • Miscellaneous Correspondence to Lewis Puckett [Puckett Family Papers]

    • 1945-01-07
    • Mss. Coll. 89 Puckett Family Papers
    • Letters from several individuals written to Lewis Puckett who was serving in the US Navy in the Pacific Theatre. Topics include willingness to enlist (personally and observing others' attitudes), medical examinations, fire insurance records,...
    • Oral history interview with Virginia Young Van Dongen, 1999

    • 1999-10-10
    • WV0015 Virginia Van Dongen Papers
    • Documents Virginia "Ginny" Young Van Dongen's early life in Rochester, New York; her service with the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs (Semper Paratus—Always Ready) from 1943 to 1945; and her family life after World War II.

      Van Dongen recalls her...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Williams Elder, 1999

    • 1999-02-02
    • WV0029 Mary Williams Elder Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Frances Williams Elder's service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945, and her life after World War II.

      Elder recalls her life before World War II, including...
    • Oral history interview with Mattie Donnell Hicks, 1999

    • 1999-02-25
    • WV0044 Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection, 1942-1999
    • Documents Mattie Donnell Hicks's nurse education and training; service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1966; and post-war life in Greensboro, North Carolina.

      Hicks provides a brief description of her pre-war nurse education and...
    • Oral history interview with Julia Hill Gunn, 1999

    • 1999-04-06
    • WV0060 Julia Hill Gunn Papers
    • Documents Julia H. Gunn's life during the Depression; her time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; her service in the WAVES (Women Accepted for...
    • Oral history interview with Andree Fifield, 1999

    • 1999-04-26
    • WV0070 Andree Fifield Papers
    • Interview documents Andrée B. Fifield's early life; secretarial work in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her marriage to Donald Fifield.


      Fifield describes her life before the...
    • 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 Myrtle Rhoden, 2000

    • 2000-06-06
    • WV0171 Myrtle A. Rhoden Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Rhoden's early life and her service with the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Topics from Rhoden's early life include her parent's life in Jamaica; life in New York City;...
    • Oral history interview with Isabella Evans, 2000

    • 2000-06-15
    • WV0173 Isabella P. Evans Papers
    • Documents Isabella P. Evans's early life and family; her service with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Evans discusses her family history, including...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • So proudly we serve [1944]

    • 1944-02-18
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Illustrated recruiting brochure for the Marine Corps Women's Reserve that encourages women to become a Marine to release a male Marine "to drive that tank...man that gun...down that plane." Includes detailed description of boot camp; the benefits...
    • You in navy blue [1973]

    • 1973
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Color, fold-out recruitment pamphlet for the U.S. Navy, published in 1973. Details of uniforms and recruit training are provided to encourage women to enlist. Also included is information on eligibility, career training, and a mail-in form for more...
    • Esteemed [1964]

    • 1964
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Blue and white illustrated recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy, published in 1964. It details eligibility requirements, how to enlist, recruit training, and potential career fields. A two page spread features photos of some the careers and...

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