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03. Women Veterans

 Record Group
Identifier: 03

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Lola H. Ryan Collection

Identifier: WV 0362

Lola H. Ryan of McGraw, New York, worked as an operating room nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.\n The collection contains approximately 120 letters and v-mail written by Lola Ryan to her parents and brother. Ryan discusses her experiences of being a nurse in basic training, the conditions in wartime France, German prisoners of war, her experiences as a wartime nurse, and her longing to return home and be discharged from the army.

Dates: 1943 - 1945

Shirley Ruth Smith Collection

Identifier: WV 0318
Abstract Shirley R. Smith was a social worker in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945.Correspondence between Shirley R. Smith and her family and friends documents her service in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945. Letters in 1943 from Smith to her family in Wyoming, Ohio, describe her daily activities in great detail. Subjects in the spring of 1943 include her work with patients, a WAAC beauty shop, and a ceremony for Gray Ladies at her hospital in Indiana. Letters from...
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Ruth M. Strawn Collection

Identifier: WV 0423

Ruth Marlatt Strawn (1920-?) was a sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1943-1945.

This collection consists of personal letters to Mrs. and/or Ms. Webster from Strawn and one letter from Strawn's friend Lauretta to her parents.

Dates: 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 04/14/2008

Clara Fredere Sullivan Collection

Identifier: WV 0450

Clara Releder Fredere Sullivan, a North Carolina native, served as a nurse with the U.S. Army during World War I.

This collection contains an album of photographs taken during Clara's time in the Army Nurse Corps, a copy of handwritten reminiscences, a copy of her certificate of identity from the War Department, and a medical kit.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Paulette Pat Sweeney Collection

Identifier: WV 0553

Paulette Pat Sweeney served in the American Red Cross from 1964-1966. During this time she spent thirteen months working in Supplemental Recreation Activities Overseas Programs throughout South Korea before spending a year working at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Dates: 1962 - 1966; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

Molly Thavenet Collection

Identifier: WV 0429

Molly Thavenet (1905-1991) of Rhode Island was stationed in Italy while serving in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The scrapbook contains correspondence, ephemera, photographs, newsletters, official military communications and records, and clippings primarily related to Thavenet's service in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Air Forces from 1943-1945.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

Dorothy Wain Thompson Collection

Identifier: WV 0431

Dorothy Wain Thompson served in the United States Women's Army Auxilary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and was assigned as the secretary to General James H. Doolittle.

Dates: 1943 - 1972; Other: Date acquired: 10/22/2008

Shirley M. Tillson Collection

Identifier: WV 0302
Abstract Shirley M. Tillson of Manchester, New Hampshire, served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in April 1944.Letters, chiefly from Port Blakely, Washington, document Tillson's daily life with the WAVES. Subjects include her dates and social activities, particularly the USO (United Service Organization), a Women's Service Club, dances, and athletics; her family; the status of the war, including the death of Franklin Roosevelt and the German surrender; WAVES...
Dates: 1945

Katharine W. Toll Collection

Identifier: WV 0293

Katharine Wolcott Toll of Amherst, Massachusetts, was a journalist. She served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

The Katharine W. Toll Papers span from 1929 to the 1980s and primarily documents Katharine Toll's service in the WAVES during World War II.

Dates: circa 1929-1989 and undated

Frances Stanley Trembath Collection

Identifier: WV 0492

Frances Jane Stanley Trembath (1915-?) was a First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps from 1942-1945.

This collection consists primarily of military and miscellaneous documents from 1942-1946; there are also photos of Trembath, her nursing colleagues, hospital buildings, and waterfalls. There is one handwritten, unsigned letter from the Western Marine Railway company, asking for a travel refund.

Dates: 1942 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2010