03. Women Veterans
Found in 219 Collections and/or Records:
This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African Amercian WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.
Grace Swank Alexander (1927-2005) of Sewell, New Jersey, performed classified communications work at the Pentagon while in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1951 to 1953. She also operated special service clubs with the United States Air Force in Germany, Japan, England, and the Philippines in the mid-1950s.
This contains one oral history transcription.
Dr. Laura G. Anderton (1918-2011) of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from July 1943 until July 1946 and was a faculty member of the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) from 1948 to 1986.
Doris Wofford Armenaki of Cornelia, Ga., served in the Cadet Nurse Corps and the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.
Included are artifacts, an oral history interview, and a photograph documenting Armenaki's service and nursing experiences.
Dora Atha (b. 1942) of Leaksville, North Carolina, served as a medical specialist in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1961-1964.
The collection includes a 2010 oral history interview, uniforms, military records, correspondence, and training materials.
Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.
The collection contains approximately 30 letters written to Miss Cecil De Long describing her life at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Eveyln M. Bailey served in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve during World War II.
16 letters from Bailey to her parents and 14 letters from male soliders to them.