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Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Collection

Identifier: WV 0574

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion (b. 1953) served in the United States Navy WAVES, or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, from 1976 to 1980 .

Dates: 1976-1980

Nadine Dotts Doucet Collection

Identifier: WV 0288
Scope and Contents

WAVES uniform items worn by Nadine Doucet during World War II. Items include blue and white dress uniforms, shirts, and several hats and ties.

Dates: circa 1940-1949

Arline E. Furstman Papers

Identifier: WV 0287
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-1945

Ruth C. Kropp Collection

Identifier: WV 0292

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

Helene Lawrence 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

Janet Muriel Mead Collection

Identifier: WV 0389
Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters written by Mead to her parents throughout her military career, as well as during the mid-1950s. Photographs in the collection include images of Meade, her friends in the WAVES and U.S. Navy, and Naval Air Station Seattle.

Dates: 1940-1955

Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection

Identifier: WV 0056
Scope and Contents Judith Bullock Nisbet was born in Red Springs, North Carolina, and served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services-Navy) from 1942 to 1943. An oral history interview, memoir, photographs and textiles primarily document Nisbet's service during World War II. The oral history interview provides information about Nisbet's childhood in Red Springs, N.C., during the Depression, her education at the Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, and her service as a WAVE. Prominent...
Dates: 1942-1999

Lillian M. Pimlott Collection

Identifier: WV 0219
Abstract Lillian Mary Pimlott, a Trenton, New Jersey native, joined the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in March 1943 as an ensign and retired years later as a lieutenant commander in the navy.Correspondence, military papers, photographs, and printed material primarily document Lillian Pimlott's 1943-1946 service in the WAVES and her continued military service in the naval reserves. Letters to family and friends describe Pimlott's 1937 travels to England,...
Dates: 1937-1968

Jane Pritchard Collection

Identifier: WV 0424
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection contains three letters from 1945 from Pritchard's friend Private First Class Susan Peters, who was stationed in Florence, Italy as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC). These letters describe the places around the world that Peters travelled to, and her fellow WACs. There is also one photograph of an unnamed woman - presumably Jane Pritchard - in a naval uniform.

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

Katherine Taylor Papers

Identifier: MSS 0482
Content Description

An American flag, photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, biographical information, and miscellaneous publications related to Katherine Taylor and her time at UNCG.

Dates: 1847-1994, and undated

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