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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 729 Collections and/or Records:

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

Renee L. Gurley Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0532
Abstract

Renee L. Gurley (1952-2012), of High Point, North Carolina, served in the United States Air Force from 1975 to 1995.

The collection includes a 2012 May oral history transcript.

Dates: 2012 May 7

Eleanor Steinhebel Gurney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0131
Abstract

Eleanor Gurney (b. 1934), of Detroit, Michigan, served in the Women Marines from May 1953 until 1954.

The collection includes a 1999 December oral history and 2 photographs, 1 with Gurney and 1 with Gurney and friend at Parris Island, 1953.

Dates: circa 1953 to 1954

Blanche Holt Gwyn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0031
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 4 February 1999; a photograph of Gwyn in WAVES uniform, 1943; blue cord uniform jacket and matching skirt, circa 1950s; Navy uniform jacket and skirt, circa 1950s; black tie; a hat.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Annie R. Gwynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0430
Abstract

Annie R. Gwynn (1901-1993) served in the U.S. Women's Army Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Included in the collection are army manuals, textiles, and immunization records.

Dates: 1945-1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2003

Blanche Woolard Haggard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0040
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 February 1999; various photographs of Haggard's service with the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), 1943-1944; various military publications, including materials on the ship USS Tulagi, 1942-1943; various textiles; 10 patches and 2 cap devices.

Dates: circa 1942-1999

Frances Hunt Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0071
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 26 April 1999; various photographs of Hall's WAVES service, undated; a newspaper clipping featuring Hall's overseas service, April 1946.

Dates: circa 1946-1999

Eileen E. Hallstein Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0712
Content Description The collection includes a scrapbook, 1943-1945. The album begins with a group of images of Eileen’s home life at a farm in Illinois, followed by photos from her time training as a nurse at Gardiner General Hospital in Chicago, Fort Dix, New Jersey and Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The rest of the images mainly depict her time in England: the 231st hospital buildings at Morley Hall, Norfolk, nurses posing and relaxing on the hospital grounds, nurses at drill, an interior view of an orthopedic...
Dates: 1943-1945

Robin D. Hamilton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0606
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 April 2016; a Retirement Ceremony program, 9 April 2022.

Dates: 2016-2022

Nellie May Hammond Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0223
Content Description

The collection includes a "My Life in the Service" Diary.

Dates: 1943 March 29-June 5

Helen Hammond Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0654
Content Description This scrapbook is a photograph album documenting her experiences as a cornet player with the Women Marines Reserve Band from 1944-1945 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The scrapbook contains 189 photographs, plus related ephemera as well as 17 souvenir photos. The photographs document family in Seattle and Los Angeles area from 1941-1944 and her service with the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve Band, in 1944 and 1945, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The images depict band members marching and...
Dates: 1939-1946

Mary Kathryn Hampton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0335
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 November 2005; Memoirs written by Mary Kathryn: "Experiences in the 44th Evacuation Hospital, World War II", undated, 31 pages; photographs of Mary visiting the WWII memorial with nurses that served with her during the war in Normandy; portrait photograph of Mary Kay Hampton, circa 1944; in the ANC blue service uniform with matching garrison cap.

Dates: 1944-2005

Dolores Angel Hamrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0513
Scope and Contents This collection includes an oral history transcript, 11 April 2011; photographs (circa 1955, Women Marine Baseball Practice, 2nd MC Camp's Basketball 1954-55, 11th NavDist Softball Champs 1955, Camp Del Mar, The Pala Mission Gang '55, Camp Pendleton All Marine Corps Women Champion Basketball team, Platoon 16-A Woman Recruit Battalion Parris Island SC 1954, Shoe Repair Shop, Miss Carlsbad 1955); Newspaper clippings (Camp Pendleton Basketball Champions); military papers; and a basic training...
Dates: 1954-1957, 2011

Glory Hancock Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0181
Content Description

The collection includes handwritten correspondence written by Hancock regarding conditions and the work with aiding sick and wounded soldiers, circa 1918.

Dates: circa 1918

Myrtle Otto Hanke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0147
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 11 February 2000; various correspondence, 1941-1945; various newspaper clippings, 1942-1946; photographs and 16 artist color renderings of Coolangatta, Queensland/Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia.

Dates: circa 1941-2000

Elaine Danforth Harmon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0359
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 August 2006; WASP songbook; portrait photograph of Elaine Harmon in 1944 in WASP A2 leather jacket with Fifinella patch and a flight helmet with goggles.

Dates: 1944, 2006

Nina Harmon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0525
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 7 January 2012; various scanned photographs.

Dates: circa 1991 and 2012

Norma L. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0309
Scope and Contents

The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.

Dates: 1943 - 1948

Louise Martin Harrison Uniform

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0180
Content Description

The collection includes a raincoat, circa 1951.

Dates: circa 1951

Margaret E. Hasell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0013
Content Description

The collection includes various Greeting cards, letters, and telegrams addressed to Hassell from various family members, 1944-1945.

Dates: circa 1944-1945

Faith S. Hawkins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0325
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 3 August 2005; various photographs of Hawkins Cadet Nurse Corps service, circa 1943 and 1946; various newspaper publications related to the Cadet Nurse Corps, March 1946 and February 1995.

Dates: 1943, 1946; 1995, 2005

Sarah Clapp Haworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0509
Content Description

Sarah Clapp Haworth (1920-2011), of Swannanoa, North Carolina, served in the United States Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943.

This collection includes 18 March 2011 oral history transcript.

Dates: 2011 March 18

Bernice Isabel Heath Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0195
Content Description 20 January 2001 oral history transcript; Artifact 1 box contains dogtag; insignia and discharge pins; copy of the History of the 91st Evacuation Hospital Overseas written by Ruth Schwing head nurse, 1945; War Correspondent Broadcast transcript of Iris Carpenter from the 91st Evac Hospital, undated; 91st Research News newsletter, circa 1991; typed "unofficial diary kept by an enlisted man Shorty Reese containing the history of the 91st evac hosp from 1942-45, 2001; newspaper article on...
Dates: 1948-1964

Lou A. Hedding Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0298
Abstract Lou A. Hedding served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.An eight-page handwritten memoir dated May 1944 describes Hedding's train ride from Camp Maxey to Fort Oglethorpe; her overseas training in Georgia; and her journey to Lae, New Guinea. Subjects include Hedding's social activities and athletics; her work in the supply office at Fort Oglethorpe and in the mess car en route to California; the barracks and training at Camp Stoneman; a day trip to San Francisco; and...
Dates: 1944

Helen Myers and Anne Freeman Collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: WV 0464

Betty Pegg Hemphill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0235
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 4 January 2002; various photographs of Hemphill during her Women's Air Force service, circa 1950-1951.

Dates: 1949-1951

Anna Louis Henderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0218
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of The WAC Medical Detachment graduating class Company 8 of the 21st WAC Regiment, also posing by herself and with 2 patients from the Hospital where she served 1945; Handwritten photocopied essay from 2001 on working at the Finney General Hospital in Thomasville, GA, 1945; article on the "99th WAC Hospital Company", 1945.

Dates: circa 1945, 2001

Mary Anson Hennessy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0575
Content Description

The collection includes am oral history transcript, 12 December 2014; 5 photographs of Hennessy, circa 1966-1968; a poem written by Hennessy titled "1967: Brooke Army Medical Center."

Dates: circa 1966-1968

Mary Ann Henning Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0102
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 11 July 1999; various Navy military papers, 1944-1946; a portrait photograph of Moore in Navy WAVES uniform, circa 1945; a transcription from "Virginia Society Dames in the Military," 1991.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Margaret Winston Henry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0435
Content Description Margaret Winston Henry of Springdale, West Virginia, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as a storekeeper during World War II. This collection includes 58 letters and one greeting card; dated May to December,1944.They are love letters sent by Henry to Pharmacy Mate Dallas S. Chambers at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Brooklyn,New York. The letters focus primarily on Henry's and Chambers' relationship but...
Dates: 1944

Laura Henry Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0458
Scope and Contents

The Laura Henry Scrapbook has one scrapbook and three separate pages of Mount Holyoke Songs. The scrapbook has a wooden cover with images of a United States navy ship on it. It has approximately 58 pages and contains newspaper clippings, cards, menus from military base holiday lunches, and Laura Henry's official military identification cards.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2009

Evelyn Henson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0214
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 May 2001; portrait photograph of Evelyn; Army Nurse Corps service uniform and garrison cap, circa 1945.

Dates: 1945, 2001

Lillie M. Henson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0068
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 24 April 1999.

Dates: 1999 April 24

Bessie L. Herbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0303
Scope and Contents 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. Topics include Herbert posing in front of a WAAC recruitment poster; scenery around Camp Grant in the winter of 1943-44 and...
Dates: 1943-1944

Helen Boileau Hester Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0128
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 6 December 1999; original mess hall pass, 1945; copies of various military papers, 1943-1945; United States Marine Corps song booklet, circa 1940s; photograph of Hester and husband in uniform; Textile Box 1: forest green service hat, forest green jacket, herringbone garrison cap, spruce green garrison cap, green cloth bag cover, and buffalo hide purse.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0320
Scope and Contents The collection includes various correspondence, military material, photographs, military insignia, and other artifacts document Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer's service in the WAAC and WAC between 1942 and 1945. Lengthy letters to family members describe her training in the United States and her subsequent service in the Pacific Theater as a photography repair technician. Overseas letters document her observation of New Guinea and the Philippines. Printed military material reflects Heyer's...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Edith O'Neill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0321
Content Description

The letter is dated 14 October, 1918. O'Neill, writing from Bresse, France, describes the difficulties in finding lodging; the character of the town and people of Bresse; exchanging currency; and serving "cocoa; and coffee and soda water; ice cream and cakes" to and talking with with United States soldiers.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Elizabeth C. Hickcox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0067
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 23 April 1999; various photographs of Hickcox’s Navy WAVES service, circa 1944; various postcards with pictures of U.S. Naval Training School buildings, undated.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0044
Abstract African American nurse Mattie Donnell Hicks of Greensboro, N.C., served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1966.Artifacts, an oral history interview, and textiles document her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Artifacts include service ribbons, cuff buttons, and shoulder insignia. The oral history interview documents Hicks's early life, her military service, and her post-war life in Greensboro, N.C. Specific subjects include basic training...
Dates: 1942-1999

Mildred A. Higgins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0724
Abstract Mildred A. Higgins served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II. She was stationed at the 228th Station Hospital in Sherburne, England. She returned to the United States in September 1945 and later worked at the Veterans Hospital in Rutland Heights, Massachusetts.The collection includes correspondence among Higgins and her family after returning to the United States from England, 1946-1950; a slip of sailing report on the Queen Elizabeth arriving in New York after...
Dates: 1945-1950

Jean Wrenn Higgins Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0025
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 26 January 1999.

Dates: 1999 January 26

Valeria F. Hilgart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0158
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 1 March 2000; a photograph of Hilgart's Marine Corps service, 1980.

Dates: circa 1980-2000