03. Women Veterans
Found in 292 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.
Helen R. Allegrone (1921-2009) of Cambridge, Massachusetts, served in cryptography in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from March 1943 until 1945.
The collection includes an oral history transcript and 1 photograph of Allegrone with matching photo negative.
Elna Violet Allran Jones (1923-2019), of Hickory, North Carolina, served in the Cadet Nurse Corps in the 1940s, and spent over fifty years working as a nurse in North Carolina.
The Elna Violet Allran Jones Collection contains a 1999 January oral history, photographs, newspaper clippings, various postcards and souvenirs, and pins with patches.
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.