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Arline E. Furstman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0287
Abstract

Arline E. Furstman served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

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

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  • Names: United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve X
  • Names: Furstman, Arline E. X