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    • 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...
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945.]

    • 1945-02-14
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips describes her train trip from North Carolina to basic training in Des Moines. She writes of the schedule of her first two days, various tests they are taking including IQ and mechanical aptitude tests, and the DPT shots they were required...
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-19
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips discusses a basketball game, attending her first USO show, which included acrobats and tightrope walkers, and a trip to Ames, Iowa. She mentions letters from friends she has received and having KP.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-3-5
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips discusses receiving a commendation at inspection, going a week without a gig, having a parade this morning, and plans to go to Des Moines.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips discusses receiving her uniform, cleaning duty and a surprise first inspection, moving to "Boom town" barracks soon, and working very hard but looking forward to free time on Sunday.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-23
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips enjoys her x-ray classes, and describes topics covered in her physics and anatomy classes. She also notes a day trip to Indianapolis, and a group date with the Notre Dame Baseball team.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-11
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips has moved to Camp Atterbury for x-ray school. She notes getting new uniforms, the improved KP duty, her classes, and requests money from her furlough fund to purchase textbooks.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-08
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips recalls a trip to Des Moines where they danced at the USO, mentions seeing a play starring Helen Hayes, and going to a party at the USO. She includes lyrics to a Des Moines WAC song.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to sister, 1945]

    • 1945-02-26
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips relays to her sister the story of her travels fro Asheville to Des Moines. She is part of a work company until she begins Basic Training next week. She describes her days since arrival, which include a lot of cleaning.
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-14
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips responds to letters from home, enjoys her classes, especially map reading and supply, and is learning much about the war through films. She promises not to smoke too much, requests that her parents put her money in the bank, and mentions...
    • [Letter from Constance Phillips to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-26
    • WV0082 Constance Cline Phillips Papers
    • Phillips writes home after her first week of basic. She likes her platoon but not the weather or work, and indicates she is a "soul satisfying" Army "spirit."

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