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    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Formal photograph of Ruth Mary Petry wearing her W.A.S.P. (Women's Air Force Service Pilot) uniform.
    • [Ruth Mary Petry]

    • n.d.
    • WV0319 Ruth Mary Petry Papers, 1940-1991 and undated;
    • Ruth Mary Petry in flight jacket and goggles
    • W.C. informer [number 1]

    • 1946-03
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The first issue of W.C. Informer focuses on several postwar political issues, and criticizes a recent vote on extending the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) in light of the service of black soldiers during World War II. The FEPC, enacted...
    • W.C. informer [number 7]

    • 1946-04-14
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The seventh issue of W.C. Informer reports on the need for new housing units in the postwar years. Government housing policy was a major part of the federal urban renewal programs of the 1940s - 1970s, which ultimately displaced many predominantly...
    • W.C. informer [number 11]

    • 1946-05-11
    • UA108.2 University Archives Subject Files
    • The eleventh (and possibly final) issue of W.C. Informer presents a list of suggested summer readings on the themes of national and international affairs. The titles on U.S. issues primarily center on race relations and include The Street by Ann...
    • [Willa Walker Bean, portrait photo, circa 1954]

    • 1944
    • WV0491 Willa Walker Bean Papers
    • Willa Walker wears the postwar blue outdoor uniform. On her lapel is the standard Navy Nurse Corps Insignia. She appears to have on a WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Serviceā€”U.S.Navy) officer's cap which may be out of regulation.
    • 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 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 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe, 1999

    • 1999-04-17
    • WV0064 Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe Papers
    • Primarily documents Nancy Riddle Hinchliffe's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II, particularly her time in the European Theatre of Operation in 1944 and 1945.


      Hinchliffe briefly discusses her life before the...
    • Oral history interview with Violet K. Caudle, 1999

    • 1999-05-10
    • WV0066 Violet K. Caudle Papers
    • Primarily documents Violent Kathleen Caudle's early life; her service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 to 1949; and her career as a librarian in North Carolina.

      Caudle recalls her life before the service, including frequent moves...
    • Oral history interview with Lillie M. Henson, 1999

    • 1999-04-24
    • WV0068 Lillie M. Henson Oral History
    • Interview documents Lillie M. Henson's career as a nurse; including her service in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942 to 1945 and her nursing education after World War II.


      Henson recalls attending nursing school; briefly working as a nurse;...
    • Oral history interview with Muriel Coykendall Kiser, 1999

    • 1999-05-18
    • WV0078 Muriel Coykendall Kiser Papers
    • Documents Muriel Coykendall Kiser's childhood; her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the early 1940s; and her service in Europe with the Red Cross during...
    • Oral history interview with Constance Cline Phillips, 1999

    • 1999-05-24
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Interview discusses Constance Phillips's early life; education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; work as an X-ray technician in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II; and her life after her military...
    • Oral history interview with Agnes Cantwell, 1999

    • 1999-05-27
    • WV0086 Agnes Cantwell Papers
    • Interview includes discussion of Agnes Cantwell's early nursing studies; service during World War II in the Pacific Theater; postwar enrollment at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina; and work with cancer...
    • Oral history interview with Martha Redding Mendenhall, 1999

    • 1999-05-28
    • WV0087 Martha Redding Mendenhall Papers
    • Primarily documents Martha Redding Mendenhall's experiences at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now University of North Carolina at Greensboro), her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency...
    • Oral history interview with J. Holley Watts, 2008

    • 2008-03-09
    • WV0407 J. Holley Watts Oral History
    • Primarily documents J. Holley Watts' service in the American Red Cross as a "Donut Dolly" during the Vietnam War, her poetry about her experiences, and her feelings on postwar American culture.

      Watts describes her collegiate education at...
    • WAVES Newsletter [January 1946]

    • 1946-01
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • January 1946 issue of "The WAVES Newsletter" It contains items of interest to members of Women Accepted for Emergency Volunteer Service. Articles of general interest include "Legislation will be Introduced to Permit WAVES in Postwar Navy"Training...

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