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    • Oral history interview with Naomi Peers Malone, 2011

    • 2011-05-07
    • WV0519 Naomi Peers Malone Oral History
    • Documents the life of Naomi Peers Malone from her early life as a Mennonite in Philadelphia during the 1930s and 1940s, her decision to join the United States Marines in 1953, basic training at Parris Island, South Carolina, and her assignment to...
    • Oral history interview with Wendy P. Gellert, 2010

    • 2010-06-21
    • WV0493 Wendy P. Gellert Papers
    • Wendy Gellert tells of her early life and career in the WAVES and United States Navy.

      Gellert emphasizes both the stages of her career and the cultural changes within the navy during the time of her service. She relates policy changed within...
    • 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 Sylvia Kenny Swink, 2003

    • 2003-02-05
    • WV0273 Sylvia K. Swink Papers
    • Primarily discusses Sylvia Kenny Swink's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as well as her pre- and post-war personal life.

      Swink discusses growing up during the Depression in Minnesota, and her...
    • Oral history interview with Patricia L. Childers, 2002

    • 2002-08-10
    • WV0256 Patricia L. Childers Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia L. Childers' career in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1996.

      Childers discusses her reasons for joining the navy, the influence the Vietnam War and her family's service history had on her decision, and the Delayed...
    • Oral history interview with Susie Stephens McArthur, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0199 Susie McArthur Papers
    • Documents Susie Stephens McArthur's early life; her twenty-six years of service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and the United States Army; and its effect on her opinions and non-military life.

      McArthur primarily discusses her enlistment...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy May Miller, 2001

    • 2001-02-08
    • WV0198 Dorothy M. Miller Papers
    • Documents Dorothy May Miller's childhood in Florida; her military service during World War II; and her personal life after the war.

      Miller discusses her family history and her early life in Florida, growing up poor and in a segregated...
    • Oral history interview with Mildred Smith Johnson, 2000

    • 2000-12-13
    • WV0192 Mildred Smith Johnson Papers
    • Interview primarily documents Mildred Smith Johnson's work as a nurse and her service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC).

      Johnson briefly describes the family farm near Statesville, North Carolina, attending a one-room segregated school, her...
    • [Susie Winston Bain, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Susie Winston Bain stands in the doorway of a building at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, wearing the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, tan trousers, A-2 leather jacket, and turban-type kerchief, circa 1944.
    • [Three WASPs, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Susie Winston Bain (left) poses with two fellow WASPs at Avenger Field in spring 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, tan trousers, and turban-type kerchief.
    • [Susie Winston Bain at laundry, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Susie Winston Bain poses at the door to the base laundry at Avenger Field in a WASP flight or work suit, circa 1944.
    • [Portrait of Susie Winston Bain, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Portrait of Susie Winston Bain in WASP leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch, scarf, and goggles, in 1944.
    • [WASPs in leather jackets, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Six WASP trainees, including Susie Winston Bain (2nd from left) stand with an unidentified man, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP "General's White" uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and A-2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • [Portrait of Susie Winston Bain, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Portrait of Susie Winston Bain in WASP santiago blue dress uniform and beret, taken in 1944.
    • [Five WASPs, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Susie Winston Bain (2nd from right) poses with four fellow WASPs by a car, circa 1944. The women wear the early WASP trainee uniform of a white blouse, khaki trousers, and A-2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • [WASP beside sign, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • A WASP poses with a sign that reads "Women Trainees Only In This Area," circa 1944. She wears the WASP leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch.
    • [Susie Winston Bain with airplane, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • Susie Winston Bain, in full flight suit, poses beside an airplane in 1944. She wears the WASP leather A-2 jacket with Fifinella patch, a flying helmet with goggles, and seat-type parachute.
    • [Elizabeth Williamson in cockpit, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0185 Susie Winston Bain Papers, 1943-2000
    • WASP Elizabeth Williams, in leather B-3 jacket, flight helmet, and goggles, is pictured in the cockpit of an airplane in 1944.

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