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United States. Army. Women's Army Corps


Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:

Thelma L. Meyer Petty Collection

Identifier: WV 0375
Abstract Thelma L. Meyer Petty (1900 - 2000) served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) from around March 1943 to September 1943 when she enlisted in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and served as part of the motor pool in Fort Myer, Virginia until September 1945.

The Thelma L. Meyer Petty Papers contain a diary, correspondence, artifacts and miscellaneous ephemera.
Dates: 1942 - 1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Marie Louise Pihlblad Collection

Identifier: WV 0326
Abstract Marie Louise Pihlblad was a member of the Women's Army Corp (WAC) during World War II.

Letters document Marie Louise Pihlblad's experiences in the WAC while stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia (now Fort Lee), from 1943 to 1945. Detailed accounts are given of her daily life at Camp Lee, USO shows, uniforms, traveling along the United States eastern seaboard, and the financial situation for a WAC.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Ruth M. Strawn Collection

Identifier: WV 0423
Abstract Ruth Marlatt Strawn (1920-?) was a sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1943-1945.

This collection consists of personal letters to Mrs. and/or Ms. Webster from Strawn and one letter from Strawn's friend Lauretta to her parents.
Dates: 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 04/14/2008

Molly Thavenet Collection

Identifier: WV 0429
Abstract Molly Thavenet (1905-1991) of Rhode Island was stationed in Italy while serving in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The scrapbook contains correspondence, ephemera, photographs, newsletters, official military communications and records, and clippings primarily related to Thavenet's service in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Air Forces from 1943-1945.
Dates: 1940 - 1950

Lauretta Webster Wilkin Collection

Identifier: WV 0307
Abstract Lauretta Webster Wilkin served in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.Letters to her family in West Covington, Kentucky, and several photographs document Wilkin's military service. Subjects include basic training; uniforms and equipment; her work in the army's drafting department; the transition from the WAAC to the WAC in 1943; war news; family affairs; and social life and recreation. Photographs are of individual and groups...
Dates: 1943 - 1946

Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

Identifier: WV 0002
Abstract Recruiting brochures, publications, manuals and guides, postcards, ephemeral materials, posters, and video recordings purchased by University Archives and Manuscripts on a continuing basis supplement and complement the individual veterans collections in the Women Veterans Historical Collection. This collection includes various types of printed materials dating from 1864, and then World War I to 2018. The majority is from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air Force, WAVES (Women Accepted for...
Dates: 1864, 1918-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1949