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    • Oral history interview with Melissa L. Culbreth, 2014

    • 2014-06-22
    • WV0567 Melissa L. Culbreth
    • Primarily documents the life of Melissa L. Culbreth and her service as a chaplain with the North Carolina Army National Guard. Culbreth recalls being intrigued by the military from an early age, and with the idea of becoming a chaplain. She details...
    • Oral history interview with Irene A. Gepfert Mertz, 2011

    • 2011-05-09
    • WV0517 Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Papers
    • Irene Mertz speaks of her early life, education, military service, and life after her service.

      Mertz discusses her time in military service in Oahu, especially one of her patients there, Major Roger G.B. Broome, who later passed away after...
    • Oral history interview with Linda L. Bray, 2008

    • 2008-10-13
    • WV0432 Linda L. Bray Papers
    • Oral history primarily documents Linda Bray's service in the U.S. Army, particularly as the first woman to lead troops into combat.

      Bray briefly discusses her childhood. She goes on to talk about her reasons for joining the military and her...
    • 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...
    • [Dancing at Foreign Officer party, 1962]

    • 1962-08-15
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Two couples, including Shirley Thacker Lewis (left) and her naval officer partner from Oklahoma City, dance while a band performs at a party she helped organize for U.S. and Argentine officers visiting the Long Beach Naval Station in August 1962.
    • [Navy officers pool party, 1962]

    • 1962
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • A U.S. Navy officer and his date are served punch at a pool party honoring visiting foreign officers at Naval Station Long Beach, California, in 1962.
    • Servron one hosts officers' party [1963]

    • 1963-01-11
    • WV0405 Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Papers
    • Article in the U.S. Naval Station Long Beach newsletter, the Seahorse, describing an "international gala" held for visiting members of the French Navy in January 1963.
    • Oral history interview with Ingrid Ruffin, 2007

    • 2007-05-08
    • WV0400 Ingrid Ruffin Papers
    • Primarily documents Ingrid Ruffin's service in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2005.

      Ruffin briefly discusses her family, including their history of military service; her education, including studying abroad in Ghana; and her reasons for...
    • Oral history interview with Ruth King Garrett, 2007

    • 2007-04-10
    • WV0392 Ruth King Garrett Papers
    • Primarily documents Ruth King Garrett's service in the Army Nurse Corps (ANC) from 1945 to 1946.

      Garrett briefly discusses her education, including working on her high school's newspaper and her year at UNCG (then Woman's College). She...
    • [Doris Dickens Wilson and sisters at US Capitol Building, 1944]

    • 1944
    • WV0388 Doris Dickens Wilson Papers
    • Anne Dickens Kaasmann (left) and Grace Dickens Ewing (right) stand in front of the U.S. Capitol Building while visiting their sister Doris Dicken Hoyle Wilson in Washington, D.C., in the summer of 1944.
    • [Front view photograph of naval biplane similar to an N3N, April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • Front view photograph of a naval biplane similar to an N3N, with damaged propeller and nose after "nosing over" while taxiing, April 1945.
      Captions read:"Okay-except a 'slightly' bent 'prop'"A visiting [G?]-B - nosed over while taxiing April...
    • [Rear view photograph of naval biplane similar to an N3N, April 1945]

    • 1945-04
    • WV0387 Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Scrapbook
    • Rear view photograph of a naval biplane similar to an N3N,"nosed over" in a taxiing accident, April 1945. A medical vehicle can be seen behind the biplane.
      Captions read:"Okay-except a 'slightly' bent 'prop'"A visiting [G?]-B - nosed over...
    • Oral history interview with Dorothy Ahlswede Baker, 2007

    • 2007-02-21
    • WV0385 Dorothy Baker Papers
    • Primarily documents Dorothy A. Baker's nurse's training and service with the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1947.

      Baker describes her childhood, including her German ancestry and being raised by her grandparents in Wisconsin. She discusses...
    • [Letter from Jean Reeves to parents, 1945]

    • 1945-01-27
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Jean Holdridge Reeves describes her social activities, including dances, visiting Bettie, and her surprise birthday celebration.
    • Oral history interview with Rebecca Ann Lloyd, 2006

    • 2006-04-18
    • WV0346 Rebecca Ann Lloyd Papers
    • Primarily documents Rebecca Ann Lloyd's background; her education at the Curry School and the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina in the 1930s and 1940s; her twenty-year career in the U.S. Navy; and her post-service commercial real...
    • Oral history interview with Mary Kathryn Hampton, 2005

    • 2005-11-21
    • WV0335 Mary Kathryn Hampton Papers
    • Primarily documents Mary Kay Hampton's youth; her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II, particularly her two years in Europe; and her life after the war.

      Hampton briefly discusses her childhood, including her father being...
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-19
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck mentions shopping at the Quarter Master and the PX, visiting patients at the General Hospital, her pet parrot, and received the cologne she asked for.
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-02
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • Pozyck's husband will be visiting her parents soon and she wants an update on his physical and emotional health. She is attending another dance with Russ, with whom she is not romantically involved.
    • 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...

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