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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Anne Huheey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0314
Abstract Anne Huheey was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I.Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the AEF in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned. Also included are several...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Marjorie L. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0342
Abstract

Marjorie L. Jackson (1919-1998) of Louisiana served as a corporal in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Army Air Forces during World War II.

The collection consists of 123 letters written by Jackson to her fiance, Henry Heusinkveld, from February through August 1945, while Jackson was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and later, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dates: 1945

Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0358
Abstract

Wilma Leona Jackson served in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1936-1958. She served as the third director of the Navy Nurse Corps from 1954-1958. The collection consists of navy uniforms and uniform accessories.

Dates: 1954 - 1958

Leona "Evelyn" Jensen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0368
Abstract

Leona "Evelyn" Jensen joined the United States Navy WAVES in the summer of 1944. She worked in a United States naval hospital located in Seattle, Washington during World War II. Her scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, U.S. naval hospital newspapers called The Stethoscope, letters, postcards, patient tags, and drawings.

Dates: 1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/31/2006

Cindy Kempkes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0623
Abstract Cindy Kempkes (b.1958) of Yonkers, New York served as a bio-environmental specialist and health inspector in the United States Army from 1979-1996. She was stationed at Fort McClellan, Alabama where she, along with the others stationed there, was unknowingly exposed to toxic chemicals. During her military service, Kempkes was also stationed at Fort Sam,Texas and Fort Knox, Kentucky. She also did training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.The collection...
Dates: 1979 - 2013

Ruth C. Kropp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0292
Abstract

Ruth Cambric Kropp enlisted in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service - Navy) in October 1942 and worked in communications and decoding at various installations until her discharge in November 1944.

This collection consists of five WAVES artifacts used by Ruth Kropp during her World War II service.

Dates: 1942 - 1944

Barbara A. Kucharczyk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0277
Abstract

Barbara A. Wolfe Kucharczyk of Florida served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976 to 1998.

The Kucharczyk Papers primarily date 1977 to 1998 and cincludes March 2003 and April 2019 oral history transcripts, photographs and photograph albums, military papers and records, clippings, programs, writings, yearbooks, awards, artifacts, uniform and uniform accessories, insignia, ribbons, badges, and medals, which document her career in the U.S. Air Force.

Dates: 1977-2003, 2019

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Abstract

Mary Emily Lapham (1860-1936) was a doctor known for her research with tuberculosis patients. During WWI, she traveled to Europe on a Red Cross Medical Mission.

The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. Also included are photographs, newspapers clippings, and miscellaneous materials relating to Dr. Lapham's time in Europe.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0395
Abstract

Adeline Sears LaPlante (1919-2006) of Easton, Pennsylvania, served as a recruiter and as a public relations officer in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.

This collection includes letters, postcards and Christmas cards from LaPlante to her parents about her career in the WAAC and the WAC from 1943-1944. The collection also contains a photograph album, and news clippings from LaPlante's time in the service.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Helene Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0457
Abstract Helene Poland Lawrence (1913-2002) of Quincy, Massachusetts, served in the U.S. Coast Guard Women's Reserve (SPARS) as a lieutenant stationed in Washington, D.C., where she began her career in criminal law. After World War II, she obtained a degree in French from the University of Paris before resuming law practice with the U.S. Naval Reserve and as a civilian.This collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper cpies, event programs and a...
Dates: 1939-1965; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009