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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 728 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Kaplowitz Goldberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0142
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 16 November 2000; a “Song and Service Book for Ship and Field: Army and Navy,” 1942; a copy of Honorable Discharge paperwork, 21 February 1946; various photographs of Kaplowitz while serving in the Women's Army Corps (WAC), circa 1945; Artifact Box includes a bag of WAC Veteran's Association souvenir buttons; bottle openers.

Dates: circa 1944-2000

Catherine G. Katopes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0122
Content Description

The collection includes personal correspondence, circa 1941 to 1945; newspaper clippings from Katopes friend, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1942; newspaper clipping on Katopes service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) and given to recruiting officer; 3 photographs of Katopes friends; small envelope with 16 artist renderings of locations in Coolangatta, Queensland, and Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Anita May Gahn Keller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0140
Abstract

Anita May Gahn Keller (1923-2011), of St. Louis, Missouri, and Washington, D.C., served as a civilian in the Air Transport Command and Signal Corps from 1942 to 1946.

The collection includes a 11 January 2000 oral history transcript; photographs of Anita in uniform with friend and mother in Miami, 1943.

Dates: circa 1943; 2000 January 11

Cindy Kempkes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0623
Scope and Contents

The Cindy Kempkes Papers date from 1979-2013 with the bulk from 1979. The majority of the items are photographs and U.S. military manuals. There is also an Amendment to the H.R. 1960 involving the exposure of the residents of Fort McClellan to toxic chemicals.

Dates: 1979-2016

Julia Tamer Kerr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0233
Content Description The collection includes an Olive Drab Hot Weather Field Uniform with matching Cap with Visor, circa 1969; VFW Auxiliary Dress and Matching Hat (medium blue, handmade), 1960-1967; VFW Auxiliary Dress, Jacket and Pillbox Hat (royal blue, handmade), early 1960s; "A.U.X." and "V.F.W." pins; Gavel (President's) Tie Tack; Ladies Auxiliary VFW President's Pin; Ladies Auxiliary VFW Twenty-fifth Anniversary Pin; United States Army Discharge Pin; VFW Auxiliary Pin. Additional military uniforms owned...
Dates: circa 1945-1968

Marie Kevensky Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0113
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 3 November 1999.

Dates: 1999 November 3

Jo Anne Kilday Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0520
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 7 May 2011; 5 scanned photographs that include her time as a Marine and even as a member of the Camp Lejeune Women Marines basketball team, circa 1960.

Dates: 1960-2011

Marian "Mac" McBurney Kilgore Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0387
Content Description

This photograph album entitled "Navy Days at Anacostia" contains photographs documenting Kilgore's service in the WAVES.

Dates: circa 1943-1946

Katie S. King Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0334
Content Description

The collection contains a 2005 oral history transcript; photographs; military materials (facsimiles), 1944-1948; educational materials (facsimiles), 1947-1948, 1997; and religious materials (facsimiles), 1968-2005.

Dates: 1944-2005

Shelley Whitzke Kirk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0604
Abstract

Shelley Witzke Kirk (b. 1963), of Bethesda, Maryland, served in the United States Navy from 1981-2005.

The collection includes a 2016 February oral history transcript.

Dates: 2016 February 7

Erma Hughes Kirkpatrick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0213
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 12 May 2001; Artifact Box contains: 1 ID Bracelet, lapel pin, collar devices, devices, brass buttons,sleeve stripe braid, V-Mail, 1944; portrait photograph of Erma in Navy WAVES uniform, 1944; various photographs of Erma during service, 1943-1946; Midshipman school yearbook, 1943-44; Naval Reserve ID Card; Official Service Certificates, 1943-1946; Navy Benefits information; Havelock WAVES Newsletter, 1943; New Testament pocket bible; WAVES...
Dates: 1943-2001

Muriel Coykendall Kiser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0078
Content Description

The collection includes a 18 May 1999 oral history transcript; 4 copies of photographs; American Red Cross blue-gray battledress wool jacket, trousers, and visor hat.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Jenice M. Klee Diary

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0279

Audrey Brewington Knight Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0448
Content Description

The collection includes a 5 February 2009 oral history transcript and copies of photographs.

Dates: circa 1944,2009

Christine M. Knott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0498
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 August 2010; two Chief Warrant Officer dress service hats: 1 dress blue with insignia; 1 olive drab without insignia.

Dates: 1983-2010

Jane Fraley Kodack Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0471
Abstract

Jane Fraley Kodack (1947-2013), of Thomasville, North Carolina, served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1981 to 1993. Kodack received the Army Commendation medal for rendering extraordinary medical assistance during a 1989 artillery training accident at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

The collection includes a 2009 October 1 oral history transcript and several scanned photographs.

Dates: 2009 October 1

BJ Kramer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV0582
Content Description

The collection includes a 22 April 2015 oral history transcript; a photograph of Kramer in uniform; 2 typed poems; military papers discussing a hospital remodel at Fort Riley and a copy of Vietnam's United States barracks; various newspaper clippings and full length issues, 1979.

Dates: circa 1961-1983

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

Marian Estelle Gold Krugman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0354
Content Description The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 July 2006; portrait photograph of Marian wearing a Marines Winter Service Uniform and Hat, circa 1945; Group photograph of a Women Marines basic training class at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina in early 1944. All of the women wear the Women Marines winter service uniform and winter service hat. "Free a Marine to Fight: Women Marines in World War II" , published in 1994 by the United States Marine Corps; Women Veterans Health Project...
Dates: 1944-1945, 1994-1996, 2006

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

Winifred Taylor Kuehn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0127
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 2 December 1999; "As You Were" magazine, 1994; Navy WAVES book by Elizabeth Allen Butler, 1988; Naval Reserve Midshipman's school song sheet copy; WAVES Sing-A-Long booklet from 50th Anniversary Celebration, circa 1992; photographs of Kuehn in WAVES uniform and gathering with local WAVES group, circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Mary Kulik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0699
Abstract

Mary Rita Kulik (1918-2008), of Philadelphia, Pennsyvania, served as a flights instructor for the United States Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1943-1946.

Included in this collection are a few service medals from Kulik, along with a pair of Sterling earrings, field photo album, documents, selective service papers, certificates, unused WAC V Post Cards, "Life in the Service" booklet that is partially filled out by Kulik, and a WAC newsletter.

Dates: 1942-1950

Jennie Kwiatanowski Journal

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0313
Content Description

Personal Journal written in from March 23 1933- June 23 1933.

Dates: 1943-1946

Linda Cates Lacy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0515
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 12 April 2011; histories of Women Marines in World War I and United States Marine Corps Women's Reserve Band compiled by Lacy; a scrapbook page; photographs; DVD-R audio slide show of a history of women serving in the United States Marines Corps; a CD-R of the song March of the Women Marines; 2008 Women Marines Association calendar; 2010 Women's Memorial service women calendar.

Dates: 1970s-2010s

Therese M. Lambert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0469
Abstract

Therese Lambert served in the United Women Army Corps from 1950 until 1953 in Germany and the United States. She later enlisted in the United States Navy Reserve.

The collection includes a 2009 July 22 oral history transcript and several scanned photographs.

Dates: 2009 July 22

Sue Lamm-Gurley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0722
Content Description

The collection includes an August 2022 oral history transcript; photographs; newspaper clipping; uniform and nurse's cap; family genealogy book.

Dates: 1970-1972

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. The letters document Lapham's day-to-day activities from March 1918, when her ship sailed from New York City, until she returned to the United States in January 1920. The letters are posted from Paris, La Rochelle, and towns across Brittany in France; also, Prague, Petrovatz, Marienbad, and the Children's Camp at Nizni Smokovec in Czechoslovakia.In addition to the letters from...
Dates: 1917-1920

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0395
Scope and Contents

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

Maryelln Powers Laskowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0247
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 1 February 2002; various photographs of Maryelln during her service, 1942-1954; a copy of passport application, undated.

Dates: 1952-1954

Helene Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0457
Scope and Contents This collection contains personal correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper clippings, event programs and a graduation invitation. This collection primarily focuses on Lawrence's achievements practicing law in the Coast Guard and Navy, and as a civilian practicing Immigration Law. The photographs not only contain pictures of Lawrence, but also with her husband, with other SPARS or military personnel, and another person who is unnamed. Most of the collection consists of photographs,...
Dates: 1939-1965; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009

Edith Kimsey League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0061
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 8 April 1999; a photograph of League in U.S. Army uniform, circa 1945.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Harriet L. Leete Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0425
Scope and Contents Harriet L. Leete's journal spans from January 1917 through December 1917. She writes about her work with the children's hospitals in France as well as the lectures which she created. While a large portion of the journal is dedicated to recording her sightseeing trips and her social obligations, she does include entries on her firsthand experiences with the war itself including events such as seeing bombs in the air and meeting with the families who struggled to survive while their husbands...
Dates: 1917; Other: Date acquired: 2008

Alice Doretta Lentz Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0419
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of twenty-two personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, which included receiving vaccinations and watching as German prisoners of war arrived at her base. The letters also discuss news regarding her friends and her patients.

Dates: 1945-1946

Lucile Griffin Leonard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0028
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 29 January 1999; various correspondence, including Victory Mail, September 1943-May 1945; various photographs of Leonard’s United States Army service as dietician, circa 1944-1945 and undated; various military papers, 1943-1946; a scrapbook documenting Leonard's Army service, 1943-1945; Griffin's Army Dietician olive drab uniform, 1942-1943.

Dates: circa 1942 - 1999

Florence Leonard Uniforms

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0010
Content Description

This collection includes Cadet Nurse Corps blue dress; white apron; and white cap.

Dates: circa 1940s.

Pearl Harbor Letter

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0343
Content Description

Three page letter typewritten dated December 13, 1941 from Honolulu signed by Ella that describes the day of the attack on Pearl Harbor. She worked at the hospital as a nurse on the base and watched the enemy planes fly "directly over the Hospital, then turn and some bombs fell about a half block from here." She then describes the scene left behind and says there is lots to do and though things do not look good on the island it is not going to get her down.

Dates: 1941 December

Eloise Rallings Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV0047
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 1 March 1999; various photographs of Lewis' Army Nurse Corps service, 1945-1952; various military papers, 1945-1950; a Nurses' Guide handbook, 1945. There is an additional manuscript collection from Eloise Patricia Rallings Lewis at https://gateway.uncg.edu/islandora/object/mss:MSS0128.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Gayle Offenbacher Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0443
Abstract

Gail Offenbacher Lewis (b. 1947), of Jacksonville, Oregon, served as an officer in the the United States Navy Nurse Corps and Navy Reserve from 1966 to 1994. Her service spanned the periods of The Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm.

The collection includes a 2008 December 22 oral history transcript and a CD with digitized photographs of Lewis during service with the Navy from 1968 to 1991.

Dates: circa 1968 to 1991

Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0405
Content Description

Shirley Ann Thacker Lewis (b. 1938) of Greensboro, North Carolina, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1961 to 1965.

This collection includes 29 February 2008 oral history transcript; Official Navy paperwork.

Dates: 1963-2008

Lucy Slade Libby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0328
Content Description

Memoir written by Lucy on December 2004 "Memories of A World War II Army Nurse on Saipan"; photographs of Lucy at graduation from Duke nursing school; during her service in the war as a nurse at Camp Davis, Wilmington, North Carolina, and later photographs during service overseas along with a photocopied scrapbookwith details of each photograph, circa 1942-1945.

Dates: circa 1942-1945, 2004

M. A. Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0304
Scope and Contents

Two 1917 letters describe Lincoln's desire to return home in the fall of 1917 to join the U.S. Army and her fears that she will not return in time to secure a favorable post.

Dates: 1917 July-August

Rebecca Ann Lloyd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0346
Content Description

April 2006 oral history transcript; Buttons; Cap devices (2); Dog tags; Japanese pin and spoon; Nametags; National Defense medal and ribbon; Pin-on ranks: first lieutenant; major; lieutenant colonel; Plaques (oversize Box 3);Wooden box with United States Navy seal and dates of service engraved; and 1650 slides of Japan, Taipei, Thailand, and the Philippines; taken 1963-1964.

Dates: 1963-1964, 2006

Lunary Love Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0162
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 5 April 2000.

Dates: 2000 April 5

Candace Lucas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0573
Content Description

This collection includes December 2014 oral history transcript and photographs.

Dates: 2006-2014

Henrietta Clodfelter Lucke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0085
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 27 May 1999; a New York Times article titled, "New Army Nurses Depart for Camp"; various photographs of Lucke during and after serving with the Army Nurse Corps in the Philippines and Tokyo, 1945-1946.

Dates: 1944-1999