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    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-31
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck hasn't been transferred yet. She has received letters from the time of the Japanese surrender but has not heard from Louis in almost a week.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge  Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-16
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeve writes that they have heard about the Japanese surrender and notes that reactions were bifurcated. She details the construction of her canteen, her attempts to contact Tom, and another marriage on base.
    • Oral history interview with Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo, 2005

    • 2005-09-09
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • Primarily documents Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo's early life and education in China; her service in the Chinese Red Cross from 1942 to 1944; her service in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from 1944 to 1946; her education at the Woman's College of the...
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • [Letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison]

    • 1995-08-23
    • Mss. Coll. 136 Ned Harrison Collection
    • This folder contains a handwritten letter from Corrine Fagg to Ned Harrison about her personal experiences during World War II in Greensboro. Specifically, she tells the story of her very emotional reaction to hearing the Cone's Mill fog...
    • [Celebrating the End of WWII]

    • 1945-08-14
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • Greensboro citizens celebrate in the streets as the announcement of the Japanese surrender spreads through the city.
    • [Diary of Bernice B. McCormack, 1942-1944]

    • 1942
    • WV0161 Bernice B. McCormack Papers
    • Bernice McCormack served as a nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She was stationed in West and North Africa during the conclusion of the Allied North African Campaign. The diary spans the period from December 5, 1942 to May...
    • [Red Cross workers at Stuartholme school, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • A group of Red Cross workers pose on the steps of Stuartholme, a Catholic school for girls in Brisbane, Australia, that served as home of the 42nd General Hospital in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Esther Gilbert with gas mask in Brisbane, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert, in the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform, poses with ETO (European Theater of Operations) combat gear including a helmet and gas mask in July 1944. (Photo taken from Esther Gilbert Scrapbook).
    • [Esther Gilbert and Jean Ferguson in Sydney, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944-07
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left) and fellow Red Cross worker Jean Ferguson stand in front of a chain link fence overlooking the ocean at Sublime Point in Sydney, Australia, in late July 1944. Both women wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform with...
    • [Esther Gilbert and Red Cross officials, Adelaide, Australia, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Esther Gilbert (left) poses in front of the Red Cross Service Club office in Adelaide, Australia, with Colonel Martin, Peg Graveur, and Area Director Hinson Trites in 1944. Gilbert and Graveur wear the Red Cross military welfare winter uniform....

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