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    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • 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 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...
    • [Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0446 Helen Weant Papers
    • Portrait of Helen Weant, circa 1943, in an Army Nurse Corps service uniform with air forces shoulder patch and a garrison cap.
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • [WACs march in President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0034 Reva Ingram Fortune Papers
    • Lt. Husmann takes the WAC squadron in review as a part of the President Roosevelt Memorial Parade, probably April 1945. Credit: U.S. Army Air Forces Flying Training Command
    • AAF separation processing: A pictoral study
 [Paul Younts papers]

    • 1946
    • Mss. Coll. 95 Paul Younts Papers
    • This is a pamphlet of an observation study of separation procedure activities conducted at the Greensboro NC Army Air Forces (AAF) Overseas Replacement Depot (ORD) and Redistribution Center #5. Prepared in 1946 by the AAF Personnel Distribution...
    • [ANC nurse getting ready for bed, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • Fellow U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse "Johnnie", in pajamas, prepares to bunk down in their barracks while stationed with the 803rd Air Evacuation Squadron in Chabua, India, circa 1944. Johnnie's bunk is covered with mosquito netting, and...
    • [ANC nurse in India, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0096 Betty Berry Godin Papers
    • A U.S. Army Air Forces evacuation nurse, a friend of Betty Godin, sits on a fence in India, circa 1944.
    • [Inside WAC barracks, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • Rows of twin beds and footlockers inside a women's Army Air Forces barracks, circa 1943. Uniforms hang against the wall, while several women can be seen laying on beds at the far end of the room.
    • [June Neely Baker and soldier, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0138 June Neely Baker Papers
    • Army Air Forces member June Neely Baker and a GI stand on a tarmac in front of a plane, both in fatigues, circa 1943. The blue triangular specialist patch on the Baker's left breast pocket indicates she is a communications specialist.
    • [Betty Etten Wiker in recruiting office, circa 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • Photo of Betty Etten Wiker seated at her desk in a recruiting office at 39 Whitehall Street, New York City, circa 1949. Wiker is wearing a Women's Army Corps (WAC) winter service uniform with captain's rank insignia, United States Army Air Forces...
    • [Betty Etten Wiker at dining hall, Hill Field, Utah, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0428 Betty Etten Wiker Papers
    • WACs Lieutenant Martha Stone (right), Lieutenant Colonel Betty Bandel (cneter), and Lieutenant Betty Etten Wiker (left) enjoy a meal at the Hill Field, Utah, mess hall, circa 1944. The women wear the WAC officer's winter service uniforms with U.S....
    • Oral history interview with Joyce Heflin, 2010

    • 2010-04-14
    • WV0487 Joyce A. Heflin Papers
    • Joyce Heflin tells of her childhood, education, time in the United States Navy, and civilian life.



      Heflin discusses her career in the United States Navy and her various duty stations and jobs during the course of her service. A...
    • 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...
    • Woman's place in war: Women's Army Corps [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • World War II era recruiting poster for the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Poster text reads "Women...choose your branch, job, and station in the Army of the United States," and is accompanied by three pictures of women preforming duties as members of...

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