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Box WV-ACO 02


Contains 2 Results:

Audio recording (original)

 Item — Box: WV-ACO 02
Identifier: WV 0059- Series 1- Item Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: West discusses her immediate family, recalling her family's farming past and her mother and sister's education; attending the 1939 World Fair in New York; and summers spent earning money as a typist. She also describes her time at the Woman's College. Topics include Spencer and Mary Foust dormitories; the park; her professors; the difficulties of being a transfer student; and hearing about the attack on Pearl Harbor. West recalls her decision to become a WAVE in 1943 and discusses basic...
Dates: 1999 March 30

Audio Recording (original)

 Item — Box: WV-ACO 02
Identifier: WV 0056- Item Item 1-2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Judith Bullock Nisbet was born in Red Springs, North Carolina, and served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services-Navy) from 1942 to 1943. An oral history interview, memoir, photographs and textiles primarily document Nisbet's service during World War II. The oral history interview provides information about Nisbet's childhood in Red Springs, N.C., during the Depression, her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, and her service as a WAVE. Prominent...
Dates: 1942-1999