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    • Oral history interview with Joan Kammer Horton, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0155 Joan R. Kammer Horton Papers
    • Primarily documents Joan R. Kammer Horton's background; her experiences in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve in the mid-1950s; and her life after her military service.

      Horton discusses growing up during the Depression; collecting metal,...
    • Oral history interview with Irma Jean Brooks, 2006

    • 2006-04-19
    • WV0347 Irma Jean Brooks Papers
    • Primarily documents Irma Jean Brooks's twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy in personnel and administration.

      Brooks talks briefly about her youth and education, including her father's work at the Hanford Engineer Works in Washington during...
    • Oral history interview with Rosetta Elliot McMahon, 2007

    • 2007-04-17
    • WV0393 Rosetta McMahon Oral History
    • Primarily documents Rosetta Elliot McMahon's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1944.

      McMahon briefly discusses her family, her hometown in West Virginia, working in defense...
    • Oral history interview with Harriet M. Poe, 2015 [text/print transcript]

    • 2015-06-24
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Harriet M. Poe (?-) was born and raised in East Spencer, North Carolina, near Salisbury. She attended UNCG and graduated in 1971 with a degree in sociology and social work. After working for several years as a social worker, Ms. Poe went on to a...
    • Oral history interview with Louise Nash Dorsett, 1999

    • 1999-01-19
    • WV0017 Louise Nash Dorsett Papers
    • Documents Louise Nash Dorsett's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Dorsett recalls her early life during the Depression and...
    • Oral history interview with Norma Martell, 1999

    • 1999-04-30
    • WV0072 Norma Martell Oral History
    • Primarily documents Norma J. Martell's early life during the Depression; her service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) as a cryptographer from 1942 to 1945; and her post-war pacifist ideology.


      Martell discusses her family and her life...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Belknap Illman, 2006

    • 2006-01-17
    • WV0338 Grace Illman Papers
    • Primarily documents Grace Belknap Illman's childhood in Washington and Oregon; her experiences teaching army ground school from 1942 to 1945; and her teaching career after the war.

      Illman discusses her family background, childhood, and...
    • Oral history interview with Beverly Barksdale Sheppe, 1999

    • 1999-07-17
    • WV0103 Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Sheppe's Red Cross work in New Guinea and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, but also her later Red Cross service in Europe and civilian career in social work.

      Sheppe briefly describes her education, noting...
    • Oral history interview with Marion Fisher, 1999

    • 1999-05-25
    • WV0083 Marion Fisher Papers
    • Primarily documents Marion Elizabeth Fisher's early education; her service in Italy as an army dietitian during World War II; and her civilian dietitian work with the Veterans Administration and the Department of the Navy.


      Fisher...
    • Oral history interview with Emily Sullivan Newcity, 2008

    • 2008-09-08
    • WV0427 Emily Newcity Oral History
    • Primarily documents Emily Sullivan Newcity's service in the Pacific with the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

      Newcity briefly discusses her childhood on a farm in New York. She recalls the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, seeing...
    • Oral history interview with Katie King, 2005

    • 2005-10-12
    • WV0334 Katie S. King Papers
    • Primarily documents Katie Sawyer King's her service in the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II and her ministry in the AME Zion Church in the 1980s and 90s.

      King briefly discusses her early life, decision to be a nurse, and entering the...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth Payne Brown, 2000

    • 2000-12-20
    • WV0193 Ruth Virginia Payne Brown Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth Payne Brown's two tours as a medical technician with the WAC (Women's Army Corps).

      Brown recalls her father's inability to serve in WWII; hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor on TV; and her decision to join the...
    • Oral history interview with Adelaide Murphy

    • 2002-01-16
    • WV0240 Adelaide Murphy Papers
    • Primarily documents Adelaide Cotter Murphy's service in the Women Marines from 1943 to 1945.

      Murphy gives a brief overview of her childhood, including her early education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, her brothers' service in the...
    • Oral history interview with Myrna Colley-Lee, 2011 [text/print transcript]

    • 2011-08-09
    • OH002 UNCG Institutional Memory Collection
    • Myrna Colley-Lee (1941- ) graduated in 1962 from the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She taught art education for a few years before moving to New York, New York, where she...
    • Oral history interview with Sandy Venegoni, 2010

    • 2010-03-16
    • WV0481 Sandra L. Venegoni Oral History
    • Primarily documents Sandy Venegoni's childhood, nursing education, time spent in a convent, her military service as a reservist for the Army Nurse Corps, and her civilian career as a nurse educator.

      Venegoni discusses her childhood in...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • WAVES Newsletter [September 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • September 1944 edition of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue includes an account of the second WAVES anniversary celebration in Washington D.C.,...
    • WAVES Newsletter [October 1945]

    • 1945-10
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • October 1945 issue of the WAVES Newsletter, which contains articles of interest for members of the U.S. Navy WAVES and photographs of them at work. This issue focuses on de-mobilization, with articles including "More Policies Announced Regarding...
    • Oral history interview with Myrtle Hanke, 2000

    • 2000-02-11
    • WV0147 Myrtle Otto Hanke Papers
    • Primarily documents Myrtle Otto Hanke's early life and her experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in Washington, D.C., during World War II."

      Hanke discusses her family, education, and work in...

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