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    • Oral history interview with Margaret Marian Smith, 1999

    • 1999-02-11
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents Margaret Marion Smith's service with the War Department and Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1947 and work at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1963 through circa 1994.

      Smith primarily...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Allegrone, 1999

    • 1999-04-12
    • WV0062 Helen Allegrone Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Allegrone's experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), both at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, and in Washington, D.C., where she worked in...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Petker

    • 1999-12-01
    • WV0125 Ruth Kent Petker Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Kent Petker's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1945.

      Petker chiefly discusses airplane mechanics training in Norman, Oklahoma, and her service at...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Lambert, 2009

    • 2009-07-22
    • WV0469 Therese M. Lambert Oral History
    • Documents Therese Lambert's childhood in Muskegon and on Lake Harbor, Michigan during the Depression and her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1950-1953.

      Lambert begins by describing her childhood in Muskegon, Michigan during the...
    • Oral history interview with Marian Krugman, 2006

    • 2006-07-29
    • WV0354 Marian Gold Krugman Papers
    • Primarily documents Marian Estelle Gold Krugman's background; her service in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II; and the impact of her service on the rest of her life.

      Krugman discusses her family history, including her...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Frances Hunt Hall, 1999

    • 1999-04-29
    • WV0071 Frances Hunt Hall Papers
    • Primarily details France Hunt Hall's experiences 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)...
    • Oral history interview with Margaret Wyatte Glennon, circa 2000

    • 2000
    • WV0165 Margaret Wyatte Glennon Oral History
    • Primarily document's Margaret Wyatte Glennon's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s, her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Therese Strohmer, 2009

    • 2009-01-07
    • WV0441 Therese Strohmer Papers
    • Therese Strohmer’s tells of her early life, six years of service in United States Air Force, and civilian career. Strohmer primarily discusses her early life, service as Russian cryptologic linguist, time spent at the National Security Agency,...
    • Oral history interview with Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion, 2014

    • 2014-12-09
    • WV0574 Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Papers
    • Primarily documents Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion's service with the United States Navy WAVES. Champion recalls her childhood and growing up in Los Angeles, California, her desire to join the service as a way to be self-sufficient, travel, and...
    • Oral history interview with Adeline Ledesma Teague, 2002

    • 2002-01-17
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Primarily documents Adeline Ledesma Horner Teague's early life, ethnicity, service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), and her career and education in teaching after the war.


      Teague provides an...
    • [WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0059 Mary Ellen West Papers, 1943-1948, 1999
    • WAVES enlisted soft-brimmed hat with blue cover and navy tally with "US Navy" in gold letters across the front. Worn with interchangeable navy, white, and seersucker covers. This hat worn by Mary Ellen West from 1943 to 1946.
    • [Portrait of Margaret Marian Smith, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0036 Margaret Marian Smith Papers
    • Formal portrait of Margaret Marian Smith in Marine Corps Women's Reserve summer service (green and white seersucker) uniform, 1945-1946.
    • Oral history interview with Blossom B. Ellis, 2007

    • 2007-02-09
    • WV0382 Blossom Ellis Papers
    • Documents Blossom Ellis's youth, education, active service with the Air Force Nurses from 1952 to 1957, and life as a military wife and nurse after the Korean War.

      Ellis discusses her family, nurse training and work at Maimonides Hospital,...
    • [WAC cadre at Hill Field, Utah, 1944]

    • 1944-12-14
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Women's Army Corps (WAC) cadre of the 4135th Army Air Force base unit pose for a Christmas photograph in front of their orderly room at Hill Field in Ogden, Utah, on 14 December 1944. The eight WACs are wearing service wool overcoats with garrison...
    • [Women's Army Auxiliary Corps khaki uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Women's Army Auxiliary Corps second pattern khaki summer uniform with four plastic buttons, two pocket flaps, two slash pockets, enlisted "U.S." disc on right collar, and enlisted Pallas Athene disc on left collar. Does not have belt or passants....
    • [Rachel Summers McGee outside building, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Rachel Summers McGee stands in front of an unknown building, wearing the WAAC enlisted second pattern olive drab winter uniform and garrison cap, circa 1942.
    • [Rachel Summers McGee at Ft. Knox, 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0016 Rachel Summers McGee Papers
    • Rachel Summers McGee stands beside the sign for the Headquarters, Armored Force, at Ft. Knox in winter 1943. She wears the enlisted second pattern olive drab winter uniform with Hobby hat.
    • [WAC Mail Orderly, Fort Myers, Flordia]

    • 1944
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Photograph of a Women's Army Corps [WAC] mail orderly. The insignia on the left and right on her upper shoulder indicate the rank of technician fifth grade. She wears a standard WAC enlisted summer service uniform with WAC necktie. She wears a...
    • [Adeline Ledesma Teague beside a structure, circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0241 Adeline Ledesma Teague Papers
    • Adeline Ledesma Teague poses outside a building in San Francisco, where she was stationed at the shipyard at Hunter's Point, circa 1945. She wears the WAVES enlisted work uniform, navy shirtwaist and reserve blue tie.

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