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Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0538
Abstract Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee (b. 1951) served in Ground Supply and as a Mess Officer in the Marine Corps from 1975-1981, and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1981-1997. Included are her papers, artifacts and pictures from her time in the military, largely focusing on the 1970s.
Dates: 1960 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1993; Other: Date acquired: 2012 September 21

Jane Gail Brister Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0115
Abstract Jane G. Brister (1921-2011), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from May 1943 to December 1946 and from December 1948 to June 1965.

The Brister Papers (bulk 1945-1965) contain printed material, photographs, artifacts, scrapbooks, and an oral history interview which document her twenty-year career in the army.
Dates: 1943-1988, 1999; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1988

Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection

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Identifier: WV 0426
Abstract Caroline Morrison Garrett (b. 1921) of Bethel, Connecticut, served as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 to 1947.

The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history transcript from a 2008 oral history interview.
Dates: 1941-1948

Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection

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Identifier: WV 0044
Abstract African American nurse Mattie Donnell Hicks of Greensboro, N.C., served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1966.Artifacts, an oral history interview, and textiles document her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Artifacts include service ribbons, cuff buttons, and shoulder insignia. The oral history interview documents Hicks's early life, her military service, and her post-war life in Greensboro, N.C. Specific subjects include basic training at...
Dates: 1942 - 1999

Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection

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Identifier: WV 0056
Abstract Judith Bullock Nisbet was born in Red Springs, North Carolina, and served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services) 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...
Dates: 1942-1943

Carrie Radnik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0269
Abstract Carrie Radnik of Montrose, Alabama, served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Collection includes oral history interview and photographs from Radnik's service with the Army Nurse Corps in Louisiana and in Australia and New Guinea in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1942-1945, 2003; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Winona Franklin Walker Collection

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Identifier: WV 0284
Abstract Winona Franklin Walker of South Boston, Virginia, served as a librarian with the Army Special Services in Bremen, Germany, in 1945 and 1946. The materials in this collection are primarily from Walker's time in the Army Special Services.
Dates: 1945-1964, 2003; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965

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Blee, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee) 1
Brister, Jane Gail 1
Garrett, Caroline Morrison 1
Hicks, Mattie Donnell 1
Nisbet, Judith Bullock 1