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Essie Dell Woods Collection

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Essie Dell Woods Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Essie Dell O'Bryant Woods
State of Birth:
GA
Home State:
MI
Gender:
Female
Race:
Black or African American
War or Conflict:
World War, 1939-1945
Status:
Veteran
Dates of Service:
1943-1946
Entrance into Service:
Enlisted
Branch of Service:
WAC (Women's Army Corps)
Unit of Service:
6888 Central Postal Directory
Location of Service:
Paris, Loudun and Rouen, France; Birmingham, England
Highest Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Prisoner of War:
No
Service History Note:
Veteran's two sisters enlisted at the same time of her enlistment.

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Type of Resource:
Manuscript: Transcript [1 item] --Transcription of audio recording
Audio: Audio Cassette [1 item] --Oral history interview
Audio: CD [1 item] --Reference copy
Interviewer:
Sarah McLennan
Contributor:
Katie Cavanaugh
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/4741
Subjects:
Woods, Essie Dell
World War, 1939-1945--Personal Narratives
United States. WAC (Women's Army Corps).
Cite as:
Essie Dell Woods Collection
(AFC/2001/001/4741), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit:   2/22/2013

 

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