03. Women Veterans
Found in 292 Collections and/or Records:
The contents of this collection include photo album, a Rex diary book, loose photographs, and a high school memory book.
Sara Furman served in France with the YMCA during World War I.
One letter from Sara Furman and two letters from unknown male writers describe experiences during World War I.
Arline E. Furstman served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.
Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.
Caroline Morrison Garrett (b. 1921) of Bethel, Connecticut, served as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 to 1947.
The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history transcript from a 2008 oral history interview.
Esther Gilbert of Norwich, Connecticut, served as a staff assistant with the American Red Cross in the Pacific Theater of World War II from July 1944 to March 1946.
This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served, including Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly served in the United States Coast Guard SPARS (Sempar Paratus-Always Ready) during World War II.
Six photographs; one newspaper clipping
Margaret "Peg" Greene (1917-2002), of Greenville, South Carolina, served in the Red Cross in Europe from August 1942 to 1946.
25 June 1999 oral history transcript; copy of poem written by Walter Mathau dedicated to a Red Cross worker and friend Helen H. Paulsen; portrait photograph of Margaret in Red Cross Uniform; various photographs of Margaret during her service in England, 1944.
Dorothy "Dottie" Farrington Gribble of High Point, North Carolina, served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps from 1943 to 1945.
This collection includes an oral history transcript, copies of newspaper clippings, and 23 photographs.