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03. Women Veterans

Identifier: 03

Found in 714 Collections and/or Records:

Judith C. Bennett Collection

Identifier: WV 0290
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps. The letters contain excellent descriptions about WAC life in New Guinea as well as the responsibilities of command. Several letters describe in detail the native culture, its dress and way of life. A few letters contain sketches of native dress, instruments, and customs. Also included in this...
Dates: 1944-1945

Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

Identifier: WV 0579
Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are a 2015 oral history interview, military papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and uniforms. Much of the material in the collection focuses on her time in Meridian, Mississippi and Sasebo, Japan.

Dates: 1961-2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1993-2002

Cheryl Bernhardt Collection

Identifier: WV 0529
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 March 2012; various scanned photographs, circa 1971-1973.

Dates: 1972-2012

Betty Berry Godin Collection

Identifier: WV 0096
Content Description 19 June 1999 oral history transcript; Newspaper article photocopies: San Diego Union Tribune article from December, 1995 titled about her service as a WWII Army Air Force Evacuation Nurse; November 1995 titled "Flight nurses saved 40,000 in remote World War II theater" and The Bomber Newspaper from Bowman Field, KY, May 1943 article on Betty's Air Nurse Evacuation School Graduation with a copy of photograph of the graduating class ; copy of Book cover "No Time for Fear: Voices of American...
Dates: circa 1943-1999

Laura Bicknell Photograph Album

Identifier: WV 0668
Content Description The first part of the album has a number of photos showing women at Hunter College. Enlisted WAVES had been training at several different universities at the outset of the program and Hunter was later chosen as it provided the best facilities to manage such a large number of trainees. Hunter was commissioned February 8, 1943 as “The U.S. Naval Training Center, the Bronx” and became known as the “USS Hunter.” The photos here include portraits and group shots, as well as images of living...
Dates: circa 1943-1945

Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Collection

Identifier: WV 0538

Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee (b. 1951) served in Ground Supply and as a Mess Officer in the Marine Corps from 1975-1981, and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1981-1997. Included are her papers, artifacts and pictures from her time in the military, largely focusing on the 1970s.

Dates: 1960-1993; Majority of material found within 1975-1993; Other: Date acquired: 2012 September 21