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    • [An H-37 helicopter in Korea, 1967]

    • 1967
    • WV0564 Rita A. Barbraitis Papers
    • Photograph of an H-37 helicopter in Korea. Caption on back reads: H-37 - largest helicopter in Korea - we usualy [sic] fly these type when we use ""hellis."" It's extremely noisy and vibrates quite a bit...great for air sickness. Former unit...
    • [Assembly line work at Vick Chemical Company]

    • 1951-06-28
    • Martin Studio Collection
    • One can almost smell the menthol and eucaluptus aroma surrounding these packers at the Vick's plant on Milton Street. When this image was taken on June 28, 1951, the Milton Street plant had been in operation for 41 years. Lunsford Richardson...
    • [Cornelia Jones scrapbook, 1916-1920]

    • 1916-1920
    • MSS310 Cornelia Jones Scrapbook, 1916 - 1920
    • Cornelia Jones of Rose Hill, North Carolina was a student of the North Carolina College for Women (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro), graduating in 1920 with a Bachelor degree in Music. During her time as a student, Jones was a...
    • [Dental Technicians Basic class, 1952]

    • 1952-12-08
    • WV0211 Shirley D. Brantley Papers
    • Group photo of the U.S. Air Force and Navy personnel who completing dental technician training at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, on 8 December 1952. Shirley D. Brantley is on the far right of the third row.
    • [Diary of Henrietta Pearl Terry, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0197 Henrietta Pearl Terry Papers
    • Henrietta Pearl Terry served as a naval aerologist during the Second World War as a member of the WAVES [Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service]. She was stationed at Naval Air Station Norfolk outside of Norfolk, Virginia. Her diary spans...
    • [Esther Williams at WAVES Training Center, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Actress and competitive swimmer Esther Williams walks underneath the sign at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center reading "Through these portals pass the women of the greatest navy on earth," while on a visit to the base in Illinois in 1949. Two men...
    • [Esther Williams on diving board at Naval Station Great Lakes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams (in civilian clothing) stands on the diving board at pool at Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949. Williams is surrounded by a group of WAVES and holding an old bathing suit or tank top.
    • [Esther Williams salutes, 1949]

    • 1949
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Competitive swimmer and actress Esther Williams salutes a WAVE during her visit to Great Lakes WAVES Training Center in 1949.
    • [First Cone mansion]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • This photograph shows the Cone family home as seen from the front drive. What appears to be a long dirt drive flanked with shrubs leads up to the great house.
    • [Great Lakes Supply Department staff, 1943]

    • 1943-11-12
    • WV0069 Frances Barringer Bailey Papers
    • A formal group photograph of the Great Lakes Supply Department staff at U.S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Illinois, taken November 12, 1943.
    • [Kathryn Dougherty and Mary Kate Bonds, 1948]

    • 1948
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Lieutenant Mary Kate Bonds prepares to takes notes while talking to her battalion commander, Lieutenant Commander Kathryn Dougherty, at Dougherty's desk at Naval Station Great Lakes in 1948.
    • [Large kitchen stove]

    • 1890-1910
    • Photo Collection -- Bernard M. Cone Photograph Albums
    • A large kitchen stove manufactured by The Great Majestic.
    • [Letter from Lola H. Ryan to mother, dad, and Stub, 1945]

    • 1945-05-15
    • WV0362 Lola H. Ryan Letters, 1943 - 1945
    • Lola H. Ryan writes in great detail about V-E Day celebrations in Marseilles, France, including French revelers swarming the streets, a party at the local T.C. club, multiple guns salutes, and the celebratory artillery salvos that occurred...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Bucharest]

    • 1914-02-20
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • "A quick note to tell you that I have again received a great honor - the king has just named me Commander of the Royal Order of the Romanian Crown." The king sent Casals the insignia, which he is supposed to wear at the concert that evening. "You...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Budapest]

    • 1914-02-27
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals is still in Budapest, although he should have been in Vienna so that Schmutzer could finish his portrait, but he was so exhausted that he stayed in bed until noon. The night before he was honored at a banquet and had to speak to the crowds....
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Paris]

    • 1914-02-07
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Metcalfe may be surprised to get this letter from Paris. Casals' concert [of the 7th] in Berlin had to be postponed, so he put off the one scheduled for the 8th as well. He has been tired and wanted to stay a bit longer - not to rest, as he must...
    • [Letter from Pablo Casals to Susan Metcalfe, Rio de Janeiro]

    • 1904-05-31
    • MSS246 Susan Metcalfe Letters, 1902 - 1922
    • Casals misses Metcalfe terribly and is becoming depressed without her; he has "new troubles" in addition to those about which she knows already "of which you know the biggest, and most of all the biggest of all that I confided to you, the...
    • [Letter of certification of Red Cross work]

    • 1919-04-12
    • Mss. Coll. 26 Susanne B. Hoskins Papers
    • A letter certifying that Susanne B. Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross. The full text reads:

      This is to certify that Miss Susanne B Hoskins worked in the American Red Cross Children's Bureau, in France for a period of sixteen...

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