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    • Oral history interview with Kathleen Lynch Simpson, 2012

    • 2012-05-11
    • WV0533 Kathleen Lynch Simpson Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathleen Lynch Simpson’s adolescence and her service with the United States Army Nurse Corps.

      Simpson recounts her father’s military service and her desire to be a nurse from an early age. She discusses the support...
    • Oral history interview with Linda Cates Lacy, 2011

    • 2011-04-12
    • WV0515 Linda Cates Lacy Papers
    • Linda Cates Lacy tells of her early life, education, military service, and involvement in compiling a history of female Marines.

      Lacy discusses changes in the role of women in the United States Marine Corps over the course of her service,...
    • Oral history interview with Ashley Brott, 2010

    • 2010-08-01
    • WV0496 Ashley Brott Oral History
    • Ashley L. Brott tells of her early life and military career.

      Brott discusses the influence of her education and family life on her decision to serve, as well as issues of women in the military, and her experiences during her two deployments...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois, 2010

    • 2010-05-12
    • WV0486 Mildred Ikard "Billie" Bourgeois Papers
    • Primarily documents Billie Bourgeois' service with the WAVES during World War II and her higher education.

      Bourgeois discusses growing up on a farm in Cyril, Oklahoma, her reaction to Pearl Harbor, and joining the Signal Corps as an...
    • Oral history interview with Diane Getz

    • 2009-03-10
    • WV0454 Diane Getz Papers
    • Diane Getz summarizes her early life, education, and service in the American Red Cross. She tells of her service in Vietnam.

      Getz primarily documents her experience in the American Red Cross from 1969 to 1978. She describes the various...
    • Oral history interview with Ann Holder Andavall, 2008

    • 2008-12-26
    • WV0444 Ann Holder Andavall Papers
    • Ann Holder Andavall speaks about her early life, work in a war plant, and service in the WAVES.

      Andavall primarily discusses her experiences as a war plant worker and aerial gunnery instructor. She explains the reasons women entered military...
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-12
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Volume 2, Number 6 of the newsletter announces base activities, Army policies, Homefront news, and war-related activities, especially the Battle for Berlin. Other topics include the agriculture of New Guinea, editorial on Russia joining Allied...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • Oral history interview with Helen Bolling Potts, 2003

    • 2003-06-19
    • WV0234 Helen Bolling Potts Papers
    • Primarily documents Helen Bolling Potts' service in the American Red Cross during World War II.

      Topics from Potts time in the service include: her mother's reaction to her enlistment; reasons for joining the Red Cross; accompanying French...
    • Oral history interview with Coralee Burson Davis, 2001

    • 2001
    • WV0222 Coralee Burson Davis Papers
    • Primarily documents Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis' service in the Coast Guard SPARs during World War II, including her involvement in the play and musical Tars and Spars, and her acting career and personal life after the war.

      Davis describes...
    • [Portrait of Shirley Van Brakle, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0221 Shirley Van Brakle Papers
    • Portrait of Shirley Van Brakle, circa 1944, in Army Nurse Corps olive drab service uniform with 2nd service command sleeve patch and service hat.
    • Oral history interview with Ruth L. Gaddy

    • 2001-05-23
    • WV0216 Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History
    • Primarily documents Gaddy's service in the WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1946, and her education and employment following WWII.

      Gaddy mentions life during the Depression and the shortcomings...
    • Oral history interview with Marjorie Suggs Edwards, 2000

    • 2000-06-26
    • WV0177 Marjorie Randolph Suggs Edwards Papers
    • Documents Marjorie R. Suggs Edwards's early life; military service during World War II; and her personal life and career after the war.

      Edwards describes her childhood in an immigrant section of Passaic, New Jersey. She discusses in detail...
    • Oral history interview with Phyllis Hinton Snyder, 2000

    • 2000-02-10
    • WV0146 Phyllis Hinton Snyder Papers
    • Primarily documents Phyllis Hinton Snyder's childhood in Ohio in the 1930s; her service with the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from 1943 to 1945; and her life after World War II.

      Snyder discusses growing up in Ohio. She details helping out on...
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in Germany, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in profile, looks out from a balcony in Germany in 1945. The American Red Cross Service sleeve patch on her arm is clearly visible.
    • [VE Day Parade in LeHavre, France, 1945]

    • 1945-05-09
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Photo looking down on a VE [Victory in Europe] Day parade in Le Havre, France, on 9 May 1945. People line the streets as a unit of soldiers marches by, followed by a jeep carrying uniformed females.
    • [Red Cross clubmobile, 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews leans out the passenger side window of a Red Cross Clubmobile while taking coffee and donuts to servicemen in Germany in the summer of 1945. The markings on the vehicle include the "Super 6th" Armored Division,"Cheyenne,"...
    • [Mary Haynsworth Mathews in field attire, 1944]

    • 1944-08
    • WV0119 Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection, 1944 - 1945
    • Mary Haynsworth Mathews, in Red Cross helmet and coat, is pictured during a twelve hour wait to be transported from England to France in August of 1944. She has a canteen and knapsack in her lap.

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