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1949 Women in the Air Force (WAF) Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0638
Abstract

This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African Amercian WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.

Dates: 1948 - 1949; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2017

Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0079
Abstract

Doris Wofford Armenaki of Cornelia, Ga., served in the Cadet Nurse Corps and the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Included are artifacts, an oral history interview, and a photograph documenting Armenaki's service and nursing experiences.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Dora Ann DeHart Atha Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0504
Abstract

Dora Atha (b. 1942) of Leaksville, North Carolina, served as a medical specialist in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1961-1964.

The collection includes a 2010 oral history interview, uniforms, military records, correspondence, and training materials.

Dates: 1961-1962; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2010

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Abstract

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The collection contains approximately 30 letters written to Miss Cecil De Long describing her life at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Dates: 1943

Susie Winston Bain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0185
Abstract Susie Winston Bain of Markham, Texas, was a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II.Correspondence, artifacts, textiles, printed material, clippings, and an oral history interview document Susie Winston Bain's 1943-1944 service as a WASP. Letters from Bain to her family describe daily life on base in Laredo, Texas, in 1944. Military and personal papers document Bain's activities as a pilot during WWII and in post-war Greensboro, North Carolina. Photographs...
Dates: 1943 - 2000; 1944

Catherine Ann Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0697
Abstract

Catherine Ann Bennett (1951-2006), of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, served in the United States Coast Guard from 1974-1999.

This collection contains 1990s service jacket with ribbon pins and hat , 1970s orange jumpsuit, photographs, correspondence, and military papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1974-1999

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

Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0579
Abstract

Sally Ann Weeks Benson (b. 1947), from Aiken, South Carolina, served as an officer in the United States Navy from July of 1981 to August of 2002.

Included in this collection are a 2015 oral history interview, military papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, uniforms, and other textiles. Much of the material in the collection focuses on her postings in Meridian, Mississippi and Sasebo, Japan.

Dates: 1961 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1993 - 2002

Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0538
Abstract

Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee (b. 1951) served in Ground Supply and as a Mess Officer in the Marine Corps from 1975-1981, and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1981-1997. Included are her papers, artifacts and pictures from her time in the military, largely focusing on the 1970s.

Dates: 1960 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1993; Other: Date acquired: 2012 September 21

Westray Battle Boyce Collection

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Identifier: WV 0472
Abstract Westray Battle Boyce (1901 - 1972), of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, served as part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) and Women's Army Corp (WAC) from 1942 to 1947. She served under General Eisenhower in North Africa and is the first woman to have received the Legion of Merit medal. In 1945, she succeeded Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby as director of the WAC and served as its second director until her retirement from military service in 1947.Collection contains copies of letters...
Dates: 1943 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 2009

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Armenaki, Doris Wofford (1923-2013) 1
Bachman, Elizabeth 1
Bain, Susan Winston 1
Bennett, Judith C. 1
Benson, Sally Ann Weeks 1
Blee, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee) 1
Boyce, Westray Battle 1
Bright, Jean Marie 1
Brister, Jane Gail 1
Brossard, Nicolle (Brossard, Nicolle M.) 1
Brown, Grace I. 1
Brune, Rachel Ann 1
Carter family. 1
Carter, Ellen V. 1
Carter, Nancy E. 1
Carter, Peggy 1
Champion, Denise DiBetta Mathis 1
Cowgill, Helen Louise 1
Cox, Catherine 1
Crick, Genevieve 1
Curtis, Ruth E. 1
Davis, Coralee "Coco" Burson 1
Davis, Gretchen C. 1
Dickson, Mary C 1
Dora Ann DeHart Atha 1
Doucet, Nadine Dotts 1
Filewood, Lois Betlach 1
Fischer, Marcelle K. 1
Flores, Paula G. 1
Foote, Evelyn Patricia 1
Fox, Charlesanna L. 1
Frances Stanley Trembath 1
Furman, Sara 1
Furstman, Arline E. 1
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Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz 1
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Josephine L. DePietro 1
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Kucharczyk, Barbara A. Wolfe 1
LaPlante, Adeline Sears 1
Lapham, Dr. Mary Emily 1
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Lentz, Alice Doretta 1
Lewis, Eloise Rallings 1
Lewis, Eloise Rallings, 1920-1999 1
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MacSeoin, Bridgid Kathleen 1
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Mertz, Irene A. Gepfert 1
Necko, Mary Cugini 1
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North Carolina College for Women. Class of 1919 1
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Ryan, Lola H. 1
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