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Shirley M. Tillson Collection

 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

Mary Ellen West Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0059
Abstract

Mary Ellen West (b. 1922) of Dover, North Carolina, served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946.

The Mary Ellen West Papers primarily date from 1943 to 1948 and contain papers, printed material, photographs, textiles, artifacts, and an oral history interview which document West's military service.

Dates: 1943-1948, 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1948

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  • Names: United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve X
  • Subject: United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Uniforms X
  • Subject: Women sailors -- United States -- Correspondence X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X

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Women's College of the University of North Carolina Alumni and alumnae 1
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