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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 729 Collections and/or Records:

Violet K. Caudle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0066
Content Description

The collection includes various photograph copies of Caudle's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC), 1945-1948; 2 copies of Honorable Discharge certificate, 9 July 1949; an oral history transcript, 20 April 1999.

Dates: 1945-1999

Catherine Cayle Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0232
Content Description

The collection includes various correspondence among a close friend, Mrs. James R. Dickson, while Cayle was stationed at the Edgewood Arsenal, 23 November 1942-7 April 1945.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Kathryn B. Cerwinski Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0710
Content Description Photograph album titled “Evolution of Kathryn B. Cerwinski from Civilian, First Class to Tech/Sgt, WAC, June 30, 1943 to March 20, 1946,” Other than the first four images, which show Cerwinski “fresh out of basic” at Fort Devens in Massachusetts, and around 26 photos of Cerwinski on furlough, the entirety of the album is devoted to her time with Headquarters Detachment at the WAC Third WAC Training Center, Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, between 1944 and 1946. This includes portraits of Cerwinski...
Dates: 1943-1946

Lola Forbes Chaconas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0255
Content Description

The collection includes Honorable Discharge paperwork, 1944; obituary, circa 1988; Veterans Administration ID card, no date; photograph (copy), circa 1942 to 1944; khaki uniform, jacket and skirt, circa 1942 to 1944; overseas cap, circa 1944; Women's Army Corps (WAC) ribbon, circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1942-1988

Patricia Chamings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0378
Abstract

Patricia Ann Chamings (b. 1940), of Lakeland, Florida, served for thirty years in the Air National Guard (ANG). She continued her career in civilian nursing while serving in the ANG.

The collection includes a 2007 January oral history transcript, a photograph, 4 uniforms, 3 Navy blue shirts, 2 Air Force sweater's with one having button in front, Air Force drab jacket, Air Force jungle jacket, a necktie, and mixed accessories for uniforms.

Dates: 1970-1990

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0574
Abstract

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion (b. 1953) served in the United States Navy WAVES, or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, from 1976 to 1980 .

Dates: 1976-1980

Mary Markarian Charpentier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0528
Content Description

The collection contains photographs; honorable discharge papers; correspondence from Charpentier to her children in Nashua, New Hampshire; and copies of correspondence and photographs.

Dates: circa 1940s

Patricia L. Childers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0256
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 August 2002; various papers from Armed Forces office, circa 1972; portrait photograph of Childers, circa 1996; Oversized box 2 contains photograph of Naval Training Center, Orlando, FL, 1972.

Dates: circa 1972-2002

Dorothy Whitfield Chisholm Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0537
Content Description

Purple Heart, dog tags, copy of memoir, WAC booklet, Croix de Guerre citation, letters, envelope hat

Dates: 1943-1945

Nancy M. Christ Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0408
Content Description

Nancy Margaret Christ of North Brunswick, New Jersey, served as a nurse in the United States Army Nurse Corps from 1961 to 1981. Christ earned a Bronze Star for her service during the Vietnam War and retired as a lieutenant colonel.

This Collection includes 23 March 2008 oral history transcript; Tape of "Til the white dove flies alone" by Crystal Gayle made to commemorate the Vietnam Women's Memorial, Washington D.C. November 11, 1993.

Dates: 1993 November 11-2008 March 23

"Taps," the U.S. Army School of Nursing Class of 1929 Yearbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0737
Content Description The U.S. Army School of Nursing graduating class of 1929 at Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland 134-page yearbook entitled "Taps" features messages from school officials, including First Lieutenant Mary W. Tobin, school commandant, photographs of staff, students and life on campus. The yearbook also features anecdotes about the operating room, dietitians, and night duty shifts. There is also poetry, a class will, class history, class prophecy, articles about U.S. Army and Navy nurses,...
Dates: 1929

Caroline Cleveland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0624
Content Description

This collection includes Sepetember 2016 oral history interview, 2010 "Afghanistan Culture Card" and 2007 "Afghanistan Visual Language Surival Guide" issued to U.S. troops, uncorrected proof of the Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's 2015 book Ashley's War.

Dates: 2007-2016

Margaret Helen Clift Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0695
Content Description

Photograph album, photograph of the U.S.S. Hope company (stored in oversized flat file drawer) , Captain's chronology of the ship

Dates: 1942-1946

Charlotte Holder Clinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0230
Content Description The collection includes a 8 August 2006 oral history transcript; an original and copy of invitation to the "CIA Salutes Its Military Women and WIMSA," 16 October 1997; a newspaper clipping copy with Clinger featured in picture leaving Reynolds Hall, circa 1963-1964; a copy of Special Orders at Lackland Air Force Base, TX, 27 October 1967; a personnel action request, 13 July 1968; 2 copies of Permanent Change of Station Request, 23 July 1968; a certificate copy of Air Intelligence Officer...
Dates: circa 1968-1997

Marguerite V. Clodfelter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0024
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 January 1999; various photographs of Clodfelter’s service with U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps, undated; various publications for the Cadet Nurse Corps, 1943-1999; various personal papers, including Cadet Nurse Corps uniform descriptions, 1948-1955 and undated; 2 Cadet Nurse/ Cadet Nurse Corps/ United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps insignia Lapel Pins; 2 Cadet Nurse Buttons.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Marie Cody Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0157
Content Description

Correspondence from Donald M. Downey to Cody, 1945-1946; Downey's other correspondence, 1937-1946, 1956-1959 and undated; Miscellaneous newsletter and newspaper clippings, circa 1940s.

Dates: 1937-1959

Dorothy Coley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0117
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 November 1999; various photographs of Coley's American Red Cross service and graduation from Women's College, 1940-1982; Artifact Box 1 contains American Red Cross Consignee pin.

Dates: circa 1940-1999

Julia "Judy" Houk Cooley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0452
Content Description

The collection includes digitized photographs of Cooley in uniform, circa 1944-1947; Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) garrison cap insignia and collar insignia; a 12 March 2009 oral history transcript.

Dates: circa 1944-1947

Anna Jean Coomes Woods Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0019
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 January 1999; 4 photographs of Woods during her service, circa 1944; a Navy blue uniform with hat and tie; a Navy blue overcoat; a seersucker summer uniform with hat.

Dates: circa 1946

Charlotte G. Coppage Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0164
Content Description

The collection includes a Military Intelligence Division War Department Certificate of Appreciation, 1945.

Dates: 1945

Diane Kay Corcoran Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0526
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 March 2012; various photographs, circa 1970 and 1990-1991; a poster of the Superintendents and Chiefs Army Nurse Corps, 1901-1975); Vietnam Army nurse uniforms (Hot Weather Field Uniform blouse and skirt; green and white cord striped summer blouse and skirt.)

Dates: circa 1970-2011

Aimee (Sarris) Corning Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0451
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 20 February 2010.

Dates: 2010 February

Ruth Coster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0145
Content Description

The collection includes a 2000 February 4 oral history transcript; a handwritten military highlights timeline; a copy of an official Honorable Discharge paperwork; newspaper clippings, 1944 to 1946 and 1994; copies of photographs during Coster's service, 1944 to 1945; and copy of Coster's time at Women in Military Service for America Memorial (WIMSA), 1997.

Dates: 1944-2000

Jane Hydes Council Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0093
Content Description

The collection includes a 1999 June oral history transcript; photocopies of Council in Women's Army Corps (WAC) uniform with basic training group, Daytona Beach, Florida; photograph of Council in jeep for the Motor Pool Transport Training, Ormond Beach, Florida, 1943; photocopy of Certificate of Honorable Discharge from the Army, 1944; and copies of Army Discharge paperwork.

Dates: 1943-1999

Violet Cowden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0399
Content Description

The collection includes a photograph of Cowden in cockpit, circa 1943; a portrait photograph of her in A-2 leather jacket, undated; a photograph of her on wing of plane, circa 1943; a photograph of Cowden while parachuting, 2006; a photograph of Cowden after completing a tandem jump, 2006; an oral history transcript, 3 May 2007; a DVD "Wings of Silver: the Vi Cowden Story", located in WV0002 General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection.

Dates: circa 1943; 2006

Helen Louise Cowgill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0475
Abstract

Helen Louise Cowgill (1919-2008) of Syracuse, New York, was a segeant in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 until 1948.

This collection contains correspondence 1945-1948 by Helen Cowgill, one newspaper clipping, and a letter from Cowgill's brother William.

Dates: 1945-1948; Other: Date acquired: 12/20/2009

Catherine "Kay" Cox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0366
Scope and Contents

The collection contains approximately fifty letters written by Cox to Robert W. Curwen (1921-2008), a friend in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II. The letters contain information on Cox's duties in the WAC and her thoughts on the U.S. Army. Included is a copy of the 14 March 1944 Pill Pusher, the newspaper of the Stark General Army Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1939-1968

Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0748
Content Description

Scrapbook, photographs, chauffeur licenses, drawings, letters, and official papers related to Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox (1881-1966) during her 1918-1920 service in the American Red Cross Motor Corps- New York County Chapter during WWI. Captain Ellsworth resigned on September 15, 1919.

Dates: 1918-1920

Geneva Spratt Craig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0505
Content Description

Geneva Spratt Craig (b. 1919), of Dysartsville, North Carolina, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946.

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 November 2010; various scanned photographs.

Dates: 2010 November 18

Genevieve Crick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0306
Scope and Contents Letters from 1944 and 1945, some sent from Oregon and some from California, describe a few of Crick's day-to-day activities in the Women's Army Corps as well as many nonservice-related personal issues. Subjects include social activities; her engagement to Leonard Levy and their inability to get furloughs in order to get married; her new nephew and the rest of her family; descriptions of the scenery in Oregon and California; her work as a cashier at movie showings at the base; her night...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Beatrice L. Crisler Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0365
Content Description

This collection includes a letter dated 27 November 1943. Crisler describes her living conditions at her posting in India.

Dates: 1943 November 27

Margaret Helen "June" Crowel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0137
Abstract

Margaret "June" Crowel of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, served in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve from May 1945 to 1979.

31 December 1999 oral history transcript; photographs, 1945 and 1971.

Dates: circa 1945 to 1971

Melissa L. Culbreth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0567
Content Description

This collection includes 22 June 2014 oral history transcript; photographs.

Dates: 2006-2014

Ruth E. Curtis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0300
Abstract

Ruth Curtis served with the American Red Cross in the China-India-Burma theater during World War II.

Seven letters from Ruth Curtis to her family in Springfield, Massachusetts, trace her travels to India in late 1945 and early 1946.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Mildred D. Dalrymple Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0336
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 28 December 2005; various newspaper clippings, September-December 1944 and September 2002; various photographs, circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1944-2005

Davetter Shepard Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: WV 0172

Gretchen C. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0098
Scope and Contents

the collection includes various newspaper articles about the Army, April 1973-May 1992; a McClellan news article in WV various military papers, circa 1990-1999; various photographs, 1974, undated; textiles include: Army uniforms and uniform accessories worn by Gretchen Davis during her two decade career in the Women's Army Corps and United States Army.

Dates: 1973-1999

Martha Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0447
Content Description The collection includes various correspondence, September 1942-November 1948; military papers, including orders and mixed materials, May 1945-June 1946; newspaper clippings and full newsletters, May 1944-June 1946; various personal papers, August 1945-April 1946; various photographs of fellow soldiers and of Davis during her time as Army Special Services librarian, circa 1946; various souvenirs, including postcards, undated; various published materials, including Guinea Gold, "Hitler dead...
Dates: 1942 February 06-1948 November 08, undated.

Romay Catherine Johnson Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0683
Content Description

This is a fully digitized collection that includes February 2021 oral history transcript and scans of photographs.

Dates: 1943-1948, 2021

Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0222
Abstract

Coralee "Coco" Burson Davis (1921-2016), of Pasadena, California, served in the Coast Guard SPARS from 1942-1946 and was a member of the Tars and Spars musical revue and movie cast.

Dates: 1942-1946

Patricia Keegan Delaney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0209
Content Description 1 May 2001 oral hIstory transcript; Navy WAVES Newsletter "Sounding Off" dated June 22, 1943; photocopy of Booklet "How to serve your county in the WAVES of SPARS" (not dated) Patricia is photographed in this publication; Marching to Victory Booklet of songs and hymns for enlisted Navy WAVES servicemembers; various newspaper clippings 1943-1945; photograph of Eleanor Roosevelt with Navy Captian during WAVES review,1942; photograph of Patricia in front of the Northampton Tavern while...
Dates: 1942-1945

Terri Ann Dellapina Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0560
Content Description

This collection includes a February 2014 oral history transcript; photographs; Women's Army Corps Center and School Fort McClellan Alabama Company C 1st Battalion yearbook; field uniform blouse; Garmisch United States Ski School pin; German Armed Forces Badge for Weapons Proficiency (Schatzenschnur) decoration; and 2013 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival Program.

Dates: 1976-1979, 2013

Dale Dempsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0456
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of Paige during her work with the Red Cross in Cam Ranh Bay; South Vietnam circa 1968; Newspaper article from the Greensboro record dated 4 March 1972 featuring Paige on her service in the Red Cross Supplemental Recreational Activities Overseas (SRAO) during the Vietnam War. American Red Cross News Service typed copy on letterhead about Paige's experiences in the Red Cross during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1968-1972

Josephine L. DePietro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0461
Scope and Contents This collection consists of twenty-eight letters written to and from DePietro's friends and family. The collection begins with the letters written by DePietro when she attended nursing school; the last letter in the collection is addressed to her parents and discusses news from family and provides updates on her activities. Most of the letters are written to her; there are letters from her significant other Sam, who was stationed with the Army Air Force at Bowman Field in Kentucky. There are...
Dates: 1938-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2009 April 13