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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

Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0426
Abstract

Caroline Morrison Garrett (b. 1921) of Bethel, Connecticut, served as a dietitian in the Army Medical Corps from 1944 to 1947.

The collection contains correspondence, educational materials, military records, newspaper clippings, photographs, pins and patches, publications, scrapbooks and an oral history transcript from a 2008 oral history interview.

Dates: 1941-1948

Esther Gilbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0297
Abstract

Esther Gilbert of Norwich, Connecticut, served as a staff assistant with the American Red Cross in the Pacific Theater of World War II from July 1944 to March 1946.

This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served, including Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.

Dates: 1944-1946

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...
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...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0044
Abstract African American nurse Mattie Donnell Hicks of Greensboro, N.C., served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1966.Artifacts, an oral history interview, and textiles document her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Artifacts include service ribbons, cuff buttons, and shoulder insignia. The oral history interview documents Hicks's early life, her military service, and her post-war life in Greensboro, N.C. Specific subjects include basic training...
Dates: 1942 - 1999

Evelyn E. Horton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0381
Abstract

Evelyn E. Horton of Eastondale, Massachusetts, was a technician third grade in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II. She was stationed in Cairo, Egypt, with the Middle East Service Command from May 1944 through 1945.

The collection consists of correspondence, military papers, photographs, and writings by Evelyn Horton.

Dates: 1925 - 1948

Anne Huheey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0314
Abstract Anne Huheey was an army nurse in France with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) during World War I.Letters to family and friends chiefly document Anne Huheey's service with the AEF in the spring of 1919. Repeated themes include news of family and friends, both those at home and other nurses serving overseas; the weather; various illnesses; and diversions such as horseback riding and tennis. Hospital wards and patients are occasionally mentioned. Also included are several...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

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