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  • Title: Jean
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    • Oral history interview with Jean M. Fasse, 2007

    • 2007-03-13
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Moore Fasse's early life, her service in Indian with the Red Cross during WWII, and her later work in the U.S. Army Special Services from 1946 to 1963.

      Fasse discusses growing up on a farm and her desire to attend...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Downer, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0386 Jean Downer Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Downer's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1945 to 1946 and her life after the World War II.

      Pre-service topics include Downer's youth in Philadelphia, details of...
    • Oral history interview with Anna Jean Coomes Woods, 1999

    • 1999-01-21
    • WV0019 Anna Jean Coomes Woods Papers
    • Primarily documents Anna Jean Coomes Woods' experiences in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946, including basic training in New York and her duty stations in Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Also...
    • 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 Jean Bright

    • 2004-04-02
    • WV0295 Jean M. Bright Collection, 1944-1946, 2004-2005
    • Documents Jean Marie Bright's early life and education in Greensboro, North Carolina; work and social experiences in New York City and Washington, D.C.; service with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946; and teaching in North Carolina before...
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, circa 1944]

    • 1944-12-23
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the ship, their activities and accommodations. Part of the letter is written by a friend, Tom, who describes the food and Christmas decorations aboard ship.
    • Oral history interview with Jean Holdridge Reeves, 2008

    • 2008-02-14
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Primarily documents Jean Reeves' service in New Guinea and the Philippines with the American Red Cross from 1944 to 1946.

      Reeves briefly discusses her early life, including her education. She recalls the attack on Pearl Harbor, and shares...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Wrenn Higgins, 1999

    • 1999-01-26
    • WV0025 Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jean Wrenn Higgins's education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in the 1930s; her experiences in the WAVES from 1943 to 1945; and her post-war...
    • Oral history interview with Jean Comins Mitchell, 1999

    • 1999-03-16
    • WV0052 Jean Comins Mitchell Papers
    • Documents Jean Comins Mitchell's time at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro); interning at Walter Reed Army Hospital; the various army hospitals she was stationed at during...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-18
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the weather, a Saint Patrick's Day-themed birthday party, boat rides, her recent dental work, insurance and financial matters, and her fear that one of the "detail boys is going slightly psycho."
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-01
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves notes the women are wearing dresses for April Fool's Day and have made 20 gallons of ice cream, but have closed the club to Australian soldiers. She inquires both about a man named "Walter" and her parents social life in Ohio.
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to family, 15 January 1945]

    • 1945-01-15
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves, who has has recently arrived in New Guinea, describes their Quonset hut quarters, the terrain, orientation, waiting for assignments, the attitude of the men overseas, and looking for Jim. The back of the letter contains a note from her...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to sisters, ca. 27 December 1944]

    • 1944-12-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves describes the colors of the ocean and the Christmas decorations and celebrations aboard ship. She also explains shipboard washing procedures, exercise, the church choir's activities, and how one constantly meets new people. One the back of...
    • Oral history interview with Gloria Jean Howard by Eugene Pfaff

    • 1982-09-15
    • OH001 Greensboro Voices Collection
    • In this transcript of a September 15, 1982, oral history interview conducted by Eugene Pfaff with Gloria Jean Howard, Howard describes her childhood influences, her activities with the NAACP Youth Chapter, and events that took place prior to the...
    • My trip behind the Iron Curtain [N. Jean Moore Fasse diary, 1958]

    • 1958
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • European Special Services director Jean M. Fasse describes a trip to Czechoslovakia in 1958. She discusses having people stop to look at her, the poor and underfed nature of residents in the country, the architecture and her hotel in Prague,...
    • [Jean Moore Fasse at party, circa 1955]

    • 1955
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Jean Moore Fasse at a party, surrounded by four men and a woman, all in uniform. The banner hanging in the top right appears to have Jean Moore's name and a picture of a car driving away.
    • [Jean Fasse in Indian dress, circa 1946]

    • 1946
    • WV0390 M. Jean Moore Fasse Papers
    • Jean Fasse posing for portrait in traditional Indian dress in Calcutta. Front of photo reads "This is how the Indians dress. Jean in India."
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-11
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves, aboard a transport ship, has been shown her destination on a map. She describes the quality of the food, sewing clothes for servicemen, and showering procedures. She also notes the personal connections made and broken due to...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1944-01-20
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves, awaiting assignment, describes attending a lecture on censorship, swimming, being visited by friends, and needing to alter uniforms but having no thread. She also provides details from her visit to a native village.

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