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    • Oral History Interview with Cherise Miller-March

    • 2016-08-08
    • WV0622 Cherise Miller-March Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Cherise Miller-March and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Miller-March recalls her perceptions during basic training and technical school that the female airmen had to work much harder than the...
    • Oral History Interview with Rachel Puckett

    • 2016-07-11
    • WV0619 Rachel Puckett Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Rachel Erin Puckett and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Puckett recalls attending basic training, and the difficulties of being away from home for the longest she had ever been. She also recalls...
    • Oral History interview with Deanna Secore Magee

    • 2016-04-24
    • WV0608 Deanna Secore Magee Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Deanna Secore Magee and her service with the United States Marine Corps.

      Magee recalls often times being the lone female in her platoon, and having to work as hard as the males to prove herself and gain...
    • Oral History interview with Earlene Denise Green English, 2015

    • 2015-11-06
    • WV0597 Earlene Denise Green English
    • Primarily documents the life of Earlene Denise Green English and her service with the United States Army and United States Army Reserve.

      English recalls the exceptional discipline and the survival and defensive skills she learned while in...
    • Oral History interview with Linda Caulder Smith, 2015

    • 2015-03-11
    • WV0578 Linda Caulder Smith Papers
    • Primarily documents the life of Linda Caulder Smith and her service with the United States Air Force.

      Smith recalls her childhood in North Carolina, helping out on her grandfather's farm, and her desire to get away and do something bigger...
    • Oral history interview with Doris Mesina Ehlenfeldt, 2013

    • 2013-11-02
    • WV0554 Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt Oral History
    • Primarily documents the early life of Doris Messina Ehlenfeldt and her service in the United States Navy.

      Ehlenfeldt recounts growing up in West Haven, Connecticut with her parents and three brothers, her decision to leave home and join the...
    • Oral history interview with Irene A. Gepfert Mertz, 2011

    • 2011-05-09
    • WV0517 Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Papers
    • Irene Mertz speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mertz discusses her time in military service in Oahu, especially one of her patients there, Major Roger G.B. Broome, who later passed away after...
    • [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.
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to Bud, 16 December 1944  ]

    • 1944-12-16
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead writes to her brother of the rigors of WAVES training. In particular, she gives details about her coding classes,"radio shack watch," and "field night" cleaning duties. She explains that the base where she is currently stationed is downsizing,...
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and soldier in Wilmington, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Doris Dickens Wilson, in civilian clothing, and a soldier holds hands outside of the house at 619 Market Street in Wilmington, circa 1942. Wilson indicates it was her "home away from home."
    • 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...
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-07
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Reeves wishes her dad a Happy Birthday, thanks him for looking after her finances, and is glad that he approves of Tom. She tells of the new canteen, a possible promotion, and her new watch. She also describes Tom's new living situation at an...
    • [Letter from Marie Cody to Don, 1945]

    • 1945-03-31
    • WV0157 Marie Cody Papers
    • Cody is on furlough and has met up with a childhood friend who is serving in the air force. She would like to be stationed Hawaii but hasn't told her family because she fears they won't want her further away.
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Gove, 2000

    • 2000-12-17
    • WV0152 Barbara E. Gove Papers
    • Primarily documents Barbara Evelyn Gove's childhood in Massachusetts during World War II and her interest in electronics; her experiences as a Woman Marine in the mid-1950s, and her extensive work with veterans groups.

      Gove talks about her...
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to family, 9 Aug 1943]

    • 1943-08-09
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes notes the distance limit for travel away from Fort Oglethorpe has been increased, her detachment won a blue ribbon for marching, the outcome of a girl who went AWOL and the WAAC's lack of penalties for such action, and her pride at being a...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Morey, 1999

    • 1999-11-03
    • WV0114 Jane G. Morey Oral History
    • Primarily documents Jane G. Morey's early life and her service in the Coast Guard SPARs from 1943 to 1945.

      Morey discusses her love of reading; early aspirations to be an antiquarian; knowledge of the war in Europe during high school; and...
    • Oral history interview with Edna Andrews Weston, 1999

    • 1999-06-10
    • WV0091 Edna Andrews Weston Papers
    • Primarily documents Edna Andrews Weston's early life, her experiences in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) during World War II, and her post-war nursing career.


      Weston talks about becoming a nurse to get away from outdoor farm work; book work...

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