03. Women Veterans
Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:
Laura Henry (1912-2009) of Palo Alto California, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II. She completed special training in aerography and became one of the first twenty-two aerologists in the WAVES preparing forecasts for the military planes.
Bessie L. Herbert served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.
Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues.
Mary J. Hill was a Union nurse who worked at the Fairfax Seminary Hospital in 1865, during the American Civil War.
Mabel R. Holmes served in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War I. Holmes was given the assignment as Chief Army Nurse on September 19, 1918. On July 7, 1919, she worked at the Base Hospital at Camp Lee in Virginia.
Evelyn E. Horton of Eastondale, Massachusetts, was a technician third grade in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She was stationed in Cairo, Egypt, with the Middle East Service Command from May 1944 through 1945.
The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, photographs, and writings by Evelyn Horton.
Agnes Scottie Hudson of Alamance County, North Carolina served as an officer in the United States Navy and Naval Reserve from 1966 to 1993.