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    • Oral history interview with Janet MacCubbin, 2009

    • 2009-05-14
    • WV0463 Janet MacCubbin Papers
    • Primarily documents Janet MacCubbin's service in the American Red Cross during World War II, and her education at the Womea's College of the University of North Carolina (now UNCG).

      MacCubbin tells of growing up during the Great Depression...
    • Oral history Interview with Thelma Houpe Foster

    • 2009-01-16
    • WV0445 Thelma Foster Papers
    • Primarily documents Thelma Foster's early life during the Great Depression, service during World War II, and later life.

      Foster gives a detailed description of the ways in which her family coped with the Great Depression. She tells of making...
    • Application for enlistment, Women's Army Corps [circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0436 Idelle Singletary Meng Scrapbook
    • An application for enlistment in the Women's Army Corps. On the front is a photo of a WAC, a quote from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the headline "Here is your application for enlistment in the WAC...fill it out today!" The inside cover...
    • Oral history interview with Buren Rose, 2008

    • 2008-10-17
    • WV0433 Buren Rose Oral History
    • Primarily documents Buren Rose's service in the civil service from 1942 to 1943 and her career in radio."

      Rose discusses her childhood and education in Missouri. She goes on to talk about her employment history before joining the civil...
    • 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 Jane Doyle, 2007

    • 2007-07-02
    • WV0402 M. Jane Doyle Papers
    • Primarily documents Jane Doyle's service in the WASP during World War II.

      Doyle briefly discusses her childhood and education, including her desire to become an architect. She talks about earning her private pilot license through the...
    • Oral history interview with Violet Thurn Cowden, 2007

    • 2007-05-03
    • WV0399 Violet Cowden Papers
    • Primarily discusses Violet Thurn Cowden's service in the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) from 1943 to 1944.

      Cowden discusses her childhood on a farm in South Dakota, working for room and board to attend high school in the nearby town,...
    • 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 Doris Wilson, 2007

    • 2007-03-08
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Primarily covers Doris Dickens (Hoye) Wilson's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII, and her education and career following the war.

      Wilson discusses life during the Depression; her...
    • 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 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...
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Headshot of W.A.A.C. officer Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942.
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Roberta Wooddell House, 7th from left, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • [W.A.A.C. Officer Training Class, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Group photograph of W.A.A.C. (Woman's Army Auxilary Corps) Officer Training Class, 6th Company, 1st Regiment, Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942. Roberta Wooddell House, 5th row from front, 8th from left.
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Roberta Wooddell House stands at a microphone in front of the Williams Field Orchestra, circa 1942.
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Roberta Wooddell House, center, poses with another W.A.A.C. officer and people in Western wear for a publicity photograph, circa 1942.
    • [Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Formal portrait of Roberta Wooddell House, circa 1942. She wears a W.A.A.C. officer uniform.
    • [W.A.A.C. Information Booth, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Roberta Wooddell House, second from right, poses with fellow W.A.A.C. officers and "W.A.A.C. volunteers" at a W.A.A.C. Information Booth, circa 1942.
    • [Nancy Wooddell Thorton, circa 1943]

    • 1943
    • WV0363 Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Papers, 1941-1946
    • Nancy Wooddell Thorton, perhaps in Panama, circa 1943. She wears the summer service uniform.

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