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United States. Army. Women's Army Corps

 Organization

Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Norma L. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0309
Abstract Norma L. Harris (1918-1988) of San Francisco, California, served as a staff sergeant in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1948.

The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Lou A. Hedding Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0298
Abstract Lou A. Hedding served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.An eight-page handwritten memoir dated May 1944 describes Hedding's train ride from Camp Maxey to Fort Oglethorpe; her overseas training in Georgia; and her journey to Lae, New Guinea. Subjects include Hedding's social activities and athletics; her work in the supply office at Fort Oglethorpe and in the mess car en route to California; the barracks and training at Camp Stoneman; a day trip to San Francisco; and her...
Dates: 1944

Bessie L. Herbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0303
Abstract Bessie L. Herbert served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues.
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0320
Abstract Sergeant Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer served as a photography repair technician in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from November 1942 until she was discharged in November 1945. Between December 1944 and October 1945 Heyer was stationed in the Philippines and New Guinea.Correspondence written by Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer, primarily addressed to her sister, contains information regarding Heyer's experiences in the WAAC and WAC between 1942...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Evelyn E. Horton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0381
Abstract Evelyn E. Horton of Eastondale, Massachusetts, was a technician third grade in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She was stationed in Cairo, Egypt, with the Middle East Service Command from May 1944 through 1945.

The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, photographs, and writings by Evelyn Horton.
Dates: 1925 - 1948

Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0363
Abstract Roberta Woodell House (1915-?) and Nancy Wooddell Thornton (1916-2002) were sisters who served in the United States Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)/Women's Army Corps (WAC) and in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Roberta enlisted with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 24 July 1942, and ended her career as a WAC captain with the Army Corps of Engineers. Nancy was a nurse with the rank of 1st Lieutenant who joined in 1941; her approximate discharge year is 1944....
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2006

Marjorie L. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0342
Abstract Marjorie L. Jackson (1919-1998) of Louisiana served as a corporal in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Army Air Forces during World War II.

The collection consists of 123 letters written by Jackson to her fiance, Henry Heusinkveld, from February through August 1945, while Jackson was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and later, Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1945

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0395
Abstract Adeline Sears LaPlante (1919-2006) of Easton, Pennsylvania, served as a recruiter and as a public relations officer in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.

This collection includes letters, postcards and Christmas cards from LaPlante to her parents about her career in the WAAC and the WAC from 1943-1944. The collection also contains a photograph album, and news clippings from LaPlante's time in the service.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Eleanor K. Peck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0420
Abstract Eleanor Kellogg Peck (1908-1996) was a volunteer pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children on Great Ormond Street in London from 31 October 1941-1943, and later served as a contract surgeon for the U.S. Army's Eighth Air Force beginning in 1944.

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London on 31 October 1941.
Dates: 1941 - 1943

Personal Correspondence, 1945 - 1946

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: WV 0423- File Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of eight personal letters from Strawn to Mrs. and/or Mr. Webster of West Covington, Kentucky, and one letter from Strawn's friend Lauretta to her parents.These letters talk about the active life she enjoyed with Lauretta and their fellow WACs off-duty. She also described the places she, Lauretta, and her parents travelled to, discussed her brief stay in the base hospital whlie undergoing surgery for a hernia, and lastly her excitement that the end of the war...
Dates: 1945 - 1946