Artifacts, circa 1918-1998, bulk: 1940 - 1949
Scope and Contents
The Women Veterans Historical Collection was created in 1997 to document the female experience in the armed forces. Textiles and artifacts 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 full uniforms, individual uniform items, hats, shoes, and other artifacts from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air Force, WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), Coast Guard Women's Reserve, Women Marines, Army Nurse Corps, Navy Nurse Corps, American Red Cross, Cadet Nurse Corps, and other regular military branches from the 1940s to the 1990s.
- circa 1918-1998
- Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949
- From the Collection: Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives (Corporate Entity)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 70.50 Linear Feet (26 boxes)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English