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  • Description: inspections
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    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to siblings, 30 January 1944]

    • 1944-01-30
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Discusses taking girls to the base clinic; performing inspections; serving gigs; the barracks "date room" new tennis and volleyball courts; assigning kitchen patrol; a WAC marriages; male soldiers' opinion of WACs; an altercation with a captain;...
    • Oral history interview with Laura G. Anderton, 1999

    • 1999-01-27
    • WV0026 Laura G. Anderton Papers
    • Documents Laura G. Anderton's early life and employment before World War II; her leadership duties in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946; and her experiences in academia after World War II....
    • Oral history interview with Lenora Nagel, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0201 Lenora I. Nagel Papers
    • Documents Lenora I. Nagel's early life in western North Dakota; her family history; her service with the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1956; and her work teaching overseas as a civilian with the Department of Defense for almost thirty...
    • From recruit to salty wave! [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0002 Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection
    • Forty-six page book, illustrated with line drawings by WAVE Marjorie Sue Green, to record the "evolutionary process by which a recruit became a very salty 'woman-of-war.'" Publication illustrates details of enlistment process and basic training,...
    • Oral history interview with Gayle Hicks Fripp, 2006 [text/print transcript]

    • 2006-10-06
    • OH013 UNCG in the 1960s Oral History Collection
    • Gayle Hicks Fripp (1941- ) graduated in 1963 from Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She also holds a M.A. from UNCG. Fripp is an author and historian and is retired as...
    • [Gayle Lewis presents fleet hospital detachment for inspection, circa 1989]

    • 1989
    • WV0443 Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Papers
    • Gayle Lewis stands at attention facing her superior officer. She is presenting fleet hospital detachment for inspections. She wears the traditional white uniform of the United States Navy.
      " Text attached to photo:"CDR [United States Navy rank...
    • [Letter from Carol Goddard to her husband, 1944]

    • 1944-12-13
    • WV0283 Carol Goddard Papers
    • Goddard writes of the details of her days, including KP, laundry, classes, and inspections. She is mailing some of her belongings home along with gifts, in case she's not home for Christmas. Her last week of basic training is busy and she is...
    • [Diagram of WAC locker and contents, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Hand-drawn diagram of the bottom section and tray of a WAC foot locker, with a list of wall locker contents and shoes. Also contains instructions on preparing bunk for Saturday inspections.
    • [Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of locker, 1978]

    • 1978
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus sits in front of her her "panic box," the drawer for personal belongings excluded from inspections, while at Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base in summer 1978. Wirkus holds protein powder and another nutrition...
    • General correspondence applications La-Le 1900 [Charles Duncan McIver Records]

    • 1900
    • UA2.1 Charles Duncan McIver Records, 1855-1906
    • Letters and documents written to and by Dr. Charles McIver. Topics include tuition, textbooks, health concerns, how refreshing correspondence can be when it's not someone asking the recipient for something, potential students, arranging academic...
    • [Letter from Janet Muriel Mead to her mother, 26 August 1944]

    • 1944-08-26
    • WV0389 Janet Muriel Mead Letters, 1940 - 1955
    • Mead describes several inspections and a military review parade, and expresses pride at the admiration shown by civilians and military observing. She also tells of her roommates and how being in the navy is teaching them to show consideration for...
    • Oral history interview with Bernice Moran Miller, 1999

    • 1999-10-13
    • WV0104 Bernice Moran Miller Papers
    • Miller primarily discusses her military service, especially as a member of the 2nd Mapping Squadron "

      Miller details caring for her invalid mother as a child; difficulty of finding a job during the Depression; listening to speeches from...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Powers Laskowski, 2002

    • 2002-02-01
    • WV0247 Maryelln Powers Laskowski Oral History
    • Primarily discusses Mary Powers Laskowski's early life and career in the Women Marine

      Laskowski begins the interview with the story of her birth, then discusses working on a citrus farm and the effects of the Depression. She also shares her...
    • Oral history interview with Bonnie James Baxter, 2005

    • 2005-08-31
    • WV0329 Bonnie James Baxter Papers
    • Primarily documents Bonnie James Baxter's service in the U.S. Coast Guard SPARs during WWII."

      Baxter briefly discusses her youth, various office jobs she held before entering the service, recruitment posters, and her reasons for enlisting...
    • Oral history interview with Pat Foote, 2006

    • 2006-08-08
    • WV0360 Evelyn Patricia Foote Papers
    • Primarily documents Brig. Gen. Evelyn "Pat" Foote's background; her service with the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1989; her involvement with organizations and committees related to veterans and women in the military in the 1990s; and her work as...
    • Oral history interview with Caroline Morrison Garrett, 2008

    • 2008-08-25
    • WV0426 Caroline Morrison Garrett Papers, 1941-1948
    • Primarily documents Caroline Morrison Garret's education at Woman's College and service as a dietitian for the U.S. Army during WWII.

      Garrett briefly outlines her parents' career and her early childhood, but focuses on her time at Woman's...
    • 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...
    • Oral history interview with Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney, 1999

    • 1999-12-08
    • WV0131 Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Papers
    • Primarily documents Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney's memories of growing up during World War II; her experiences in boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina; and her married life, particularly after her husband, also a Marine, was diagnosed with...

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