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Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290
Abstract Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Genevieve Crick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0306
Abstract Genevieve Crick served in the Women's Army Corps in 1944 and 1945 as a public relations officer.

Letters, some sent from Oregon and some from California, describe a few of Crick's day-to-day activities in the Women's Army Corps as well as many nonservice-related personal issues.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Gretchen C. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0098
Abstract Gretchen Charlene Davis (b. 1943) of Pollocksville, North Carolina, served in logistics in the Women's Army Corps from 1973 to 1978 and in the U.S. Army from 1978 to 1993.

The Gretchen C. Davis Collection (bulk 1970s-1990s) contains printed material, photographs, uniforms, and an oral history interview which document Davis' service in the army.
Dates: 1973-1993, 1999

Marcelle Fischer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0253
Abstract Marcelle K. Fischer served in the WAC from 1942-1945.

The Marcelle Fischer Papers (bulk 1942-1946) contains artifacts, correspondence, instructional materials, military papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs which primarily document Fischer's military service.
Dates: 1935-1961, 1990; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1961

Norma L. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0309
Abstract Norma L. Harris (1918-1988) of San Francisco, California, served as a staff sergeant in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1948.

The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Lou A. Hedding Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0298
Abstract Lou A. Hedding served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.An eight-page handwritten memoir dated May 1944 describes Hedding's train ride from Camp Maxey to Fort Oglethorpe; her overseas training in Georgia; and her journey to Lae, New Guinea. Subjects include Hedding's social activities and athletics; her work in the supply office at Fort Oglethorpe and in the mess car en route to California; the barracks and training at Camp Stoneman; a day trip to San Francisco; and her...
Dates: 1944

Bessie L. Herbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0303
Abstract Bessie L. Herbert served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues.
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0320
Abstract Sergeant Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer served as a photography repair technician in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from November 1942 until she was discharged in November 1945. Between December 1944 and October 1945 Heyer was stationed in the Philippines and New Guinea.Correspondence written by Anne Elisabeth "Betty" Heyer, primarily addressed to her sister, contains information regarding Heyer's experiences in the WAAC and WAC between 1942...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Lauretta Webster Wilkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0307
Abstract Lauretta Webster Wilkin served in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.Letters to her family in West Covington, Kentucky, and several photographs document Wilkin's military service. Subjects include basic training; uniforms and equipment; her work in the army's drafting department; the transition from the WAAC to the WAC in 1943; war news; family affairs; and social life and recreation. Photographs are of individual and groups...
Dates: 1943 - 1946

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