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    • [A couple cut their wedding cake, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • A couple who has just been married cut their wedding cake while the servicemen and women in attendance look on, taken at Camp Davis, North Carolina, circa 1944. Lucy Slade Libby (right, in white ARC uniform with nurses' cap) served as the bride's...
    • [Al Lamsing and Thomas Bangle]

    • 1908-1909
    • Photo Collection -- General
    • Two men just returned from fishing; Thomas Bangle holds the fish and Al Lamsing holds the poles.
    • [Army Camp Arrivals]

    • 1943-1946
    • Photo Collection -- Jerry DeFelice
    • New arrivals at the Army Camp, men just off the train line up with their baggage for camp representatives.
    • [Christmas Day in Vietnam, 1968]

    • 1968-12-25
    • WV0584 Sandra Van Neel Ross Papers
    • Sandra Van Neel Ross assists a girl who has just had a tumor removed, Christmas Day, 1968, Vietnam.
    • [Daphine Doster Mastroianni in uniform, circa 1942]

    • 1942
    • WV0038 Daphine Doster Mastroianni Papers
    • Daphine Mastroianni poses beside a building in her olive drab winter uniform with garison cap, circa 1942, probably just after receiving the uniform. Of it, she says "just plain medium size - regular - and not a bad fit. Now I know all women come...
    • [Elizabeth Simpson in Bloomington, 1943]

    • 1944
    • WV0205 Elizabeth Simpson Collection
    • Elizabeth Simpson poses beside a structure in Bloomington, Indiana, where she attended storekeepers store from April to June 1943. She wears the WAVES dress blue uniform and soft-brimmed hat with blue cover. A note on the back of the photo...
    • [Kathryn Wirkus poses with her new car, 1979]

    • 1979-04-05
    • WV0403 Kathryn Wirkus Papers
    • Kathryn Wirkus, in her air force service dress uniform, poses beside her new car at her parent's home in Miami. The photo was taken just before she left for her first duty assignment at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in April of 1979.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1944]

    • 1944-01-13
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • The ship Pozcyk is aboard has just crossed the equator, and the crew put together an equatorial initiation ceremony. Pozcyk is enjoying the on-ship food, attending church, and has purchased a Valentine's Day card for her husband Louis.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-04
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received lots of letters. She is working in an orthopedic ward with army nurses and native Filipinos. She notes the poverty of the native people, the frequent rain, and her gear being constantly damp.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-06
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just taken her first shower since arriving in the Philippines. She is eating coconut and reading letters from home, and hopes to send home pictures.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-02-18
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received news that her husband Louis is missing in action. She describes her emotions and the support that fellow nurses, a chaplain, and the Red Cross Field Director are providing.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-10
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's eye infection spread and she has just returned to work from sick call. She details fixing up her tent and its leaks, listening to radio shows with her roommate, using new stationary she received as a Christmas gift, and her eagerness to...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-13
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just learned of Roosevelt's death and asks for advice about dating Jay. She also notes the typical mail delay, the difficulty of getting stamps and stationary, sending home money and bonds.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-15
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck has just received a newspaper clipping about a family friend, who was in her husband's platoon, becoming a prisoner of war. She is led to believe that Louis is also a prisoner of war.
    • [Letter from Catherine Katopes to friend Ginny, 1944]

    • 1944-09-23
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Katopes talks of the Army shifting people to various countries and hopes for a good assignment for her friend. She provides a list of folks assigned to a base in Florida, mentions several that have received overseas assignments, and mentions rumors...
    • [Letter from Lt. Jenny Lea to Mary Kate Bonds, 1942]

    • 1942-09-14
    • WV0415 Mary Kate Bonds Papers
    • Letter from WAAC Jenny Lea, then stationed at Fort Des Moines, that convinced Mary Kate Bonds to join the military, dated 14 September 1942. Lea had just completed Officer Candidate School, and describes the difficulties and rewards of OCS,...
    • [Letter from Nelson Johnson to editor]

    • 1981-07-29
    • MSS091 Edward F. Burrows Papers, 1948-1982
    • This letter to the editor was drafted by Greensboro citizen and Communist Worker Party member Nelson Johnson just before he was arrested in July, 1981. In this letter Johnson explains his status as a political prisoner and describes his beliefs...
    • [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...

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