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Nadine Dotts Doucet Collection

 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

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

Ruth C. Kropp Collection

 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

 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

 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

 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

 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

Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0002
Abstract Recruiting brochures, publications, manuals and guides, postcards, ephemeral materials, posters, and video recordings purchased by University Archives and Manuscripts on a continuing basis supplement and complement the individual veterans collections in the Women Veterans Historical Collection. This collection includes various types of printed materials dating from 1864, and then World War I to 2018. The majority is from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air Force, WAVES (Women Accepted for...
Dates: 1864, 1918-2018; Other: Majority of material found in 1940-1949

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