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Deborah Elizabeth Branson Collection

Identifier: WV 0617
Abstract Deborah Branson (b. 1951) of Norman, Oklahoma served as a helicopter pilot in the United States Navy from 1976-1999 and worked as a congressional liaison at the Pentagon during the investigation into Tailhook sexual assault scandal in 1991.The Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers date from 1970-2016, with the bulk from 1990-1993. The majority of items in the collection are related to issues about concerning the 1991 Tailhook sexual assault scandal, sexual harassment in the military, and...
Dates: 1970 - 2016; Other: Majority of material found within 1990-1993; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/2016

Nadine Dotts Doucet Collection

Identifier: WV 0288
Abstract Nadine Katheryn Dotts Doucet was born in New Philadelphia, Ohio. She served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services-Navy) during World War II as Storekeeper 3rd Class in Washington, D.C.

Collection consists of 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

Charlesanna L. Fox Collection

Identifier: WV 0049
Abstract Charlesanna L. Fox of Asheboro, North Carolina, served in the Navy Library Service from 1942 to 1947.

The Charlesanna L. Fox Papers date 1942-1947 and 1999 and 2008, and contain correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, and oral history interview which document Fox's service as a librarian with the U.S. Navy.
Dates: 1942-1947, 1999, 2008

Arline E. Furstman Papers

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

Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection

Identifier: WV 0358
Abstract Wilma Leona Jackson served in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1936-1958. She served as the third director of the Navy Nurse Corps from 1954-1958. The collection consists of navy uniforms and uniform accessories.
Dates: 1954 - 1958

Ruth C. Kropp Collection

Identifier: WV 0292
Abstract 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

Judith Bullock Nisbet Collection

Identifier: WV 0056
Abstract Judith Bullock Nisbet was born in Red Springs, North Carolina, and served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services) 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...
Dates: 1942-1943

Shirley M. Tillson 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

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

Virgilia Williams Collection

Identifier: WV 0345
Abstract Virgilia "Jill" Williams (1914-2003) of Grandview, Iowa, served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as a pharmacist's mate third class at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, and an instructor of pharmacist's mates at the U.S. Naval Training School in the Bronx, New York, during World War II.

The collection contains correspondence, military papers, photographs, postcards, publications, and a scrapbook kept by Williams.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

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