Arline E. Furstman Papers
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- Furstman, Arline E. (Person)
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Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.
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- Furstman, Arline E.
- United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve
- United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Military life
- Women in war
- Women sailors -- United States -- Correspondence
- Women veterans -- United States
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States
- Arline E. Furstman Collection
- Beth Carmichael
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