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  • Description: recruitment
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    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante posing with recruitment poster]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Adeline Sears LaPlante, wearing WAACs[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] wool overcoat for officers with the winter cap with the officers WAAC eagle insignia, posing next to a WAACs recruitment poster.
    • [Adeline Sears LaPlante recruitment work]

    • Undated
    • WV0395 Adeline Sears LaPlante Papers, 1942-1945
    • Caption on back of photograph:"Mr. Riggs, navy recruiter, and I[Adeline Sears LaPlante], in Hickory[N.C.]" posing in front of WAAC[Women's Auxiliary Army Corps] recruitment advertisement.
    • [Letter from Catherine Cox to Bob, 1944]

    • 1944-09-14
    • WV0366 Catherine "Kay" Cox Letters, 1940-1968
    • Kay Cox describes the difficulty of training three new recruits, an amusing visit from an officer, and the army's ever changing recruitment policies. She reprimands Bob for a depressing comment in a previous letter and confirms their mutual...
    • 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...
    • The story of you in navy blue [1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0345 Virgilia Williams Papers, 1942 - 1945
    • 45-page recruitment brochure for the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944. Included are illustrated job descriptions; an illustrated day-in-the-life of a WAVE; a question and answer section; an index of recruiting stations; as well as details of recruit school...
    • 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 Viola Sanders, 2005

    • 2005-06-14
    • WV0323 Viola Brown Sanders Papers
    • Primarily documents Viola Brown Sander's career in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1966.

      Sanders discusses the death of her father and her mother's work to provide for the family. She talks...
    • Bessie L. Herbert photo album

    • 1943-1944
    • WV0303 Bessie L. Herbert Photograph Album, 1943-1944
    • Manuscript collection. Not yet digitized.
    • Oral history interview with Barbara Wolfe Kucharczyk, 2003

    • 2003-03-17
    • WV0277 Barbara A. Kucharczyk Papers, 1977-2003
    • Primary documents Barbara W. Kucharczyk's career in the U.S. Air Force.

      Kucharczyk describes frequently moving during her childhood due to her father's military service. Related topics include attending Department of Defense Schools and...
    • Oral history interview with Kathryn Fulner Wakefield, 2003

    • 2003
    • WV0275 Kathryn F. Wakefield Papers
    • Primarily documents Kathryn Wakefield's service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1945.



      Wakefield discusses the Depression, the attack on Pearl Harbor, and attending business...
    • Oral history interview with Judy McKinnon

    • 2001-02-09
    • WV0249 Judy McKinnon Papers
    • Documents Judy Covington McKinnon's early life and family history; work in the motor pool and mess hall with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942 to 1945; and her personal life after the...
    • Oral history interview with Betty Pegg Hemphill, 2002

    • 2002-01-04
    • WV0235 Betty Pegg Hemphill Papers
    • Primarily documents Betty Pegg Hemphill's service in the Women's Air Force from 1949 to 1951.

      Hemphill briefly describes her early life, including a visit from soldiers stationed at the Greensboro Airport near her home and her aunt serving...
    • Women's Army Corps newsletter, July 1943]

    • 1943-07
    • WV0226 Ruth Shaver Papers
    • A United States Women's Army Corps [WAC] Newsletter. Articles include information about various WAC publications, proper nutrition, information on WAC director Oveta Culp Hobby, WAC recruitment practices, and enlistment standards.
    • Oral history interview with Patricia Keegan DeLaney, 2001

    • 2001-05-01
    • WV0209 Patricia Keegan Delaney Papers
    • Primarily documents Patricia Keegan DeLaney's service in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1942 to 1945.

      DeLaney briefly mentions the affects of the Depression, and her brother's service in the...
    • Oral history interview with Willie Mae Williams, 2001

    • 2001-02-10
    • WV0202 Willie Mae Williams Papers
    • Primarily documents Willie Mae (Mattier) Williams' service in the WAAC (Women's Auxiliary Army Corps) and the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1942 to 1945.

      Williams describes her attempts to get a college education; later working as a domestic...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Rechel, 2001

    • 2001-01-22
    • WV0196 Dorothy Jane Rechel Papers
    • Documents Dorothy Rechel's service in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1953 to 1976.

      Rechel discusses her German ancestry; her parents' career; playing softball; her father serving in the Civil Defense Corps during WWII; and a VE Day...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Austell, 2000

    • 2000-09-18
    • WV0184 Dorothy B. Austell Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy B. Austell's service as an undercover agent in the Women's Army Corps with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and her post-war work as an insurance agent.

      Austell describes her athleticism in...
    • Oral history interview with Jane Brister, 1999

    • 1999-11-05
    • WV0115 Jane Gail Brister Papers, 1943-1988, 1999
    • Documents Brister's experiences in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and her work in army intelligence in the 1950s and 1960s.

      Brister details her father's experiences in World War I and in the engineering field; the Great...

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