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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 727 Collections and/or Records:

Evelyn Patricia Foote Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0360
Abstract Evelyn “Pat” Foote (b. 1930) of Durham, North Carolina, served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1989, rising to the rank of brigadier general in 1986. She retired as the first female commander of Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and became a prominent speaker about issues concerning women in the military. From 1998 to 2007 she served as president of the Alliance for National Defense.This collection includes: Woodland Battle Dress Uniform (jacket, pants, khaki t-shirt, hat),...
Dates: 1980-2006

Theo Roberts Fore Creadick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0007
Content Description

The collection includes various military papers, 1944-1950; 1 photograph of Creadick in uniform, undated; a book showing activities at "The Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School (WR), Northampton, Mass. and The Naval Training School (Communications-W), South Hadley, Mass," undated.

Dates: circa 1944 - 1950

Brenda Formo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0460
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 April 2009.

Dates: 2009 April 16

Reva Ingram Fortune Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0034
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 February 1999; various photographs of Fotrune’s Women’s Army Corps service as an Army Air Force Service Pilot, 1943-1947; various copies of letters, 1943; various newspaper articles from UNCG Campus Weekly and Greensboro News & Record, 1991-1997; a “Sky High Experience” article located in Oversized Box 1, 1997.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Thelma Foster Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0445
Abstract

Thelma Houpe Foster (1917-2010) served in the United States Women's Army Corps during World War II.

The collection includes a 2009 January 16 oral history transcript.

Dates: 2009 January 16

Charlesanna L. Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0049
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and biographical materials documenting her experience as a camp librarian at Camp Lejeune, NC, and at Pear Harbor, HI; along with various printed materials, including newspaper clippings and souvenirs, and an oral history transcript, 5 March 1999.

Dates: 1942-2008

Jeannine Marie Franz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0612
Content Description

This collection includes May 2016 oral history transcript; copies of photographs; Series 4030 1996 Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina yearbook; Women Marine Association Iraqi Lioness Chapter challenge coin.

Dates: 1996-2016

Helen Myers and Anne Freeman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0464
Scope and Contents

The collection includes 7 letters from 2 Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), Myers and Freeman, to a Private First Class (PFC) soldier Gerald McCubbins, 15 April-2 June 1943.

Dates: 1943 April-June

Janet Froome Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0120
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 November 1999; various correspondence, 1942-1944; various diary entries, 1942-1945; various military papers, 1941-1983; Memories of World War II, Froome interview with George L. McDermott; various photographs of Froome's Army Nurse Corps service, 1942-1945.

Dates: circa 1941-1999

Sara Furman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0316
Scope and Contents One letter from Sara Furman and two letters from unknown male writers describe experiences during World War I. The 1918 letter written by Sara Furman documents her voyage to England. She describes her fellow passengers, primarily YMCA women, the small boat, and her accommodations and facilities. Other topics include a party and Thanksgiving dinner and social news. The other two letters are written to a Charles S. Hammond, who appears to have been a supply officer, from two members of the...
Dates: 1918 November 29-1919 May 3

Arline E. Furstman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0287
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-1945

Ruth Lillian Gaddy Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0216
Abstract

Ruth Gaddy (1918-2014) of Charlotte, North Carolina, served in the United States WAAC (Women's Army Auxiliary Corps) and WAC (Women's Army Corps) during WWII. She was part of the all African-American 6888th Central Postal Battalion.

The collection includes a 2001 May oral history transcript.

Dates: 2001 May 23

Sydney Gallegos Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0716
Abstract

Sydney Gallegos (b. 1997), of Fort Smith, Arkansas, served in the United States Marine Corps from 2015-2021.

The collection includes a 2022 February oral history transcript, hat device, copies of certificates, military papers, Parris boot camp yearbook, and USMC 2015.

Dates: 2015-2022

Lena Burch Gallitano Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0646
Content Description

This collection includes May 2019 oral history transcript; photographs; clippings; certificates; John L. Hennessy Trophy Awards booklet.

Dates: 1967-1971, 2018

Kimberly Galloway Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0442
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 20 December 2008.

Dates: 2008 December 20

Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0426
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials created and/or used by Caroline Morrison during her time serving as a dietetic student at Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 through 1947.The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history...
Dates: 1941-1948

Ruth King Garrett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0392
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 April 2007; various scans of photographs, along with a letter, 1945.

Dates: circa 1945, 2007

Martha M. Garrett Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0674
Content Description The scrapbook documents the wartime service of Martha M. Garrett with photographs, postcards, magazine and newspaper clippings, and ephemera. The photographs depict medical facilities and patients, as well as the surrounding country and its inhabitants. Photographs include the grounds and buildings of Fort Devens as well as several shots of nurses working in the wards. Prior to leaving for England July 12th on the U.S.S. Olympic, Garrett stopped in New York City where she snapped images of...
Dates: 1917-1920

Wendy P. Gellert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0493
Content Description Wendy Payor Gellert (b. 1947) of New Brunswick, New Jersey, served as a chief photographer's mate and a recruit intstructor in the United States Navy WAVES and the Navy from 1966-1992. She retired in 1992 as a command master chief. This collection contains a June 2010 oral history transcript; military papers; copies of photographs of both Gellert and also those taken by her in her role as a United States Navy photographer. The collection also includes copies of Rudder; the...
Dates: 1974-2010

Claudia Butler Geniton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0511
Content Description

Claudia Butler Geniton (b. 1953), of Atlanta, Georgia served in the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) and United States Army from 1971 to 1983 on active duty, and the United States Army Reserve from 1983 to 1994, serving during both the Vietnam War and the first Gulf War. This collection includes March 2011 oral history transcript; photographs; a newspaper clipping about Geniton and a green class A dress uniform jacket.

Dates: 2011 March 26

Joan E. Gerichten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0109
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 29 October 1999; photographs of Joan while and after serving in Marine Corps, 1961-1986; 2 Woodland Camouflage uniforms; 3 tan shirts; 2 green skirts; green slacks; green necktab; 2 staff Sergeant Rank patches.

Dates: 1961-1999

Marjorie Wolff German Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0479
Content Description

This collection includes a March 2009 oral history transcript; Compact disc with German's scanned World War II era photographs.

Dates: 2009 March 08

Kate I. Germano Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0626
Content Description

This collection includes November 2016 oral history transcript; digital photographs. Germano's 2018 book Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Females Are Trained, co-written with Kelly Kennedy and published by Prometheus Books has been catalogued separately as part of the WVHP monograph reference collection.

Dates: 1996-2016, 2018

Diane Getz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0454
Content Description

The collection includes a 10 March 2009 oral history transcript; a photograph of Getz while working at her desk, circa 1975; a South Vietnam flag.

Dates: circa 1975, 2009

Laura Avis Gibson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0327
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 August 2005; various photographs of Gibson during and after her Coast Guard service, circa 1944-1945, 2005.

Dates: 1944-1946, 2005

Esther Gilbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0297
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1944-1946

Katherine Faye Giles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0215
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 15 May 2001; OS Box 1 contains portrait photograph of graduating class of sergeant school 1st class c 1944; newspaper clipping of Katherine's wedding while in service in Marine Corps in Cherry Point, SC, not dated; photocopy of Katherine in page of a National Geographic 1943 article "Bound fpr Boot Camp"; Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point SC pictoral booklet of base; Booklets "Meet Molly Marine" and This is it Cherry Point", circa 1945;...
Dates: 1943-1945, 2001

Mary Angelyn Giles Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0006
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of Kelly's Coast Guard SPARS service, circa 1944-1945; newspaper publication featuring Kelly with Tennessee SPARS, undated.

Dates: circa 1944 - 1946

Margaret Wyatte Glennon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0165
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 12 May 2000.

Dates: 2000 May 12

Ellen Harris Huckabee Gobbell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0178
Content Description

The collection includes various military papers from Gobbell's WAVES service, 1942-1949; a photograph of Gobbell in uniform, circa 1947; various newspaper clippings, including her obituary, 1995 and undated.

Dates: 1942-2000

Barbara E. Gove Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0152
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 December 2000; various photographs; various certificates; various personal papers, including biographical; a male Marine Corps dress uniform, 2000s.

Dates: 1954-2000

Adele A. Graham Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0470
Abstract

Adele A. Graham (b. 1937), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served in the United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve and United States Marines Corps Reserve from 1959-1990.

The collection includes a 2009 July 29 oral history transcript.

Dates: 2009 July 29

Margaret Grantham Sherry Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0005
Content Description

The collection includes 1 photograph of Squadron 13A-Main Base Corpus Christi, Texas.

Dates: circa 1944

Margaret Greene Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0099
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 June 1999; poem written by Walter Mathau, dedicated to Red Cross workers; various photographs of Greene's Red Cross service, 1943-1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Nina M. Greenlee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0041
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, February 1999; 9 military pins; various military papers, 1948-1958; various personal papers, 1954-1980; photographs of Greenlee in England; miscellaneous correspondence.

Dates: circa 1948-1999

Sarah B. Greenlee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0150
Scope and Contents

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 14 February 2000; portrait photograph of Greenlee in Women's Army Corps uniform, 1944; copy of newspaper clipping, 1944.

Dates: circa 1944-2000

Ruth M. Gregg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0252
Content Description

The collection includes various photographs of Gregg's during her Army Nurse Corps service, circa 1943-1945; various correspondence with a Dr. Rossi, circa 1943-1944; various papers, including her engagement announcement, circa 1946; Oversize box 2: The Stars and Stripes magazine, 7 June 1944.

Dates: 1943-1945

Patricia Tew Gregory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0506
Content Description

Patricia Tew Gregory (b. 1967), of Raleigh, North Carolina, served as a Public Affairs Officer in the United States Army from 1988-1996.

This collection includes 5 February 2011 oral history transcript; scan of photograph.

Dates: 2011 February 5

Dorothy Farrington Gribble Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0035
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 February 1999; various photographs of Gribble's service with the Women's Army Corps and Auxiliary Corps, April 1943-December 1944; newspaper article from Kenersville News, 11 November 1995.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Vera Keen Griffin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0238
Scope and Contents

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 January 2002; various copies of correspondence, 16 May 1943 and 28 May 1943; 2 photograph copies of Griffin marching with her regiment, undated; a photograph of Griffin with friends and family on her wedding day, undated; a photograph copy of Griffin's mother marching in Ewell Veterans parade, circa 1967-1968.

Dates: 1941-1967

Margaret Griffin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0372
Content Description

This collection includes the 1949 United States Navy publication United States Submarine Losses; the 1947 book While So Serving; a December 1944 copy of The American; a 17 May;1945 Navy Department press release The United States Franklin Comes Home; copies of The Service Book of Scripture and Prayer and A Prayer Book for Soldiers and Sailors; and The New Testament; and a Admiral Chester W. Nimitz ribbon pin.

Dates: 1941-1949

Dorothy Mae Griffin Rice Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0112
Content Description

The collection includes 1999 October 31 oral history transcript; photograph of Dorothy with Marine Recruiting Office staff in Denver, Colorado,1944; photograph of Dorothy flight clearance staff at El Toro Marine Corps Air Station, California,1945 and a Marine Corps Shoulder Bag.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Julia Hill Gunn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0060
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 6 April 1999; various letters of correspondence, October 1945-October 1947; various photographs of Gunn's Navy WAVES service, circa 1945.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0639
Abstract

Barbara Gunschel served in the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 until 1944. During this time she was stationed in Washington DC.

Dates: 1942-1944