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    • Oral history interview with Aimee "Sarris" Corning

    • 2010-02-02
    • WV0451 Aimee "Sarris" Corning Oral History
    • Amy Corning's tells of her early life, marriage, ROTC education, and service in the United States Air Force as a logistics and transportation officer, operations commander, and ROTC instructor from 1984-2006.

      Corning primarily documents her...
    • French telegraph form [circa 1945]

    • 1945
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • An Expeditionary Force Message [EFM] blank telegraph form for Allied troops serving in France, circa 1945. Armed Forces members could choose up to three of 356 phrases in 10 categories such as "health"money" and "war damage." Use instructions...
    • [House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, 1990]

    • 1990
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Barbara Ann Wolfe Kucharczyk, second from left at table, among twelve women officers testifying in Washington, D.C., to the House Armed Services Committee, sub-committee on military personnel, about opening more combat-coded positions to women,...
    • It's a big decision [circa 1950]

    • 1950
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Black-and-white illustrated recruiting brochure calls for women to serve their country in the armed forces in the post-World War II era. Briefly describes the opportunities that the services offer; the nine branches that women could choose to join;...
    • [Carol Johnson, Miss Armed Forces 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Carol Alban Johnson, holding a bouquet of roses and wearing the "Miss Armed Forces 1966" sash over her uniform, poses with an unidentified U.S. Navy captain.
    • [Carol Johnson wins Miss Armed Forces, 1966]

    • 1966
    • WV0413 Carol Alban Johnson Papers
    • Carol Alban Johnson, in her Army uniform, is handed a bouquet of roses as winner of the 1966 Miss Armed Forces Pageant. She is surrounded by three uniformed finalists from other branches, including an African American Marine and representatives...
    • Oral history interview with Charlesanna L. Fox, 1999

    • 1999-03-05
    • WV0049 Charlesanna L. Fox Papers, 1942-1947, 1999, 2008
    • Charlesanna Fox primarily discusses her time at the North Carolina College for Women (NCCW) in the late 1920s and her work at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in the Navy Library Service from 1942 until 1947.

      Fox...
    • Anna Gove correspondence, 1943  [Anna Maria Gove Collection]

    • 1943
    • MSS002 Dr. Anna Maria Gove Papers, 1826-1952
    • Correspondence between Dr. Anna Gove and friends, family, and colleagues. Topics include general news, a bill put forward in congress to accept women physicians (and all women) into the armed forces, and Christmas greetings.
    • Oral history interview with Jo Anne Kilday, 2011

    • 2011-08-07
    • WV0520 Jo Anne Kilday Oral History
    • Description: Documents Jo Anne Kilday's early life growing up during World War II, her attendance of a six week United States Marine Corps training program, as well as the Armed Forces Staff College, and work with the uniform code of military...
    • Oral history interview with Grace Swank Alexander, 1999

    • 1999-01-20
    • WV0018 Grace Alexander Oral History
    • Documents Grace Alexander's early life; her service with the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953; her following years of reserve and Special Services duty operating clubs and teaching school at bases...
    • [Diary of F. Dewitt, 1943-1944]

    • 1943
    • WV0245 F. Dewitt Diary
    • F. Dewitt was a nurse in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during the Second World War. She served in North Africa during the Allied invasion of Italy. Her diary details her service in Morocco and Tunisia (where she worked as an emergency nurse in several...
    • Oral History Interview with Tom Bailey by William Chafe

    • 1977-07-09
    • RL.00207 William Henry Chafe Oral History Collection
    • In this July 9, 1979, oral history interview conducted by William Chafe, Tom Bailey recalls his involvement in community organizing in the Piedmont Triad area through YES (Youth Education Services), OEO (Office of Economic Opportunity), and GAPP...

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