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03. Women Veterans

Identifier: 03

Found in 882 Collections and/or Records:

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

BJ Kramer Collection

Identifier: WV 0582

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

Alice C. Boehret Collection

Identifier: WV 0166
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 15 May 2000; an Army Nurse Corps memoir, 1942-1946; various military papers; a photo album; personal papers, including copy of dissertation, 1972; various newspaper clippings; 3rd Service Command patch; herring bone twill (HBT) work uniform; wool liner for jacket and pants; scarf; boots.

Dates: 1942-2000

Martha Magruder Boger Collection

Identifier: WV 0032
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 5 February 1999; a photograph of Boger with brief description, 11 May 1955.

Dates: 1955-1999

Margaret L. Bohler Letter

Identifier: WV 0377
Scope and Contents

The V-mail letter is dated 18 April; 1943. Bohler was working to establish a hospital in India and in the letter she describes her living conditions there.

Dates: 1943 April 18

Mary Kate Bonds Collection

Identifier: WV 0415
Content Description

Mary Kate Bonds (1920-2012) of Chickamauga, Georgia, served in the United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service [WAVES], United States Naval Reserve, and the United States Navy. Bonds served as a military officer from 1942 till 1971. Her career spanned World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

This collection includes 11 June 2008 oral history transcript, copies of photographs, letter.

Dates: 2008 June 11