Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 31 - 40 of 61

Marjorie L. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0342
Abstract

Marjorie L. Jackson (1919-1998) of Louisiana served as a corporal in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Army Air Forces during World War II.

The collection consists of 123 letters written by Jackson to her fiance, Henry Heusinkveld, from February through August 1945, while Jackson was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and later, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dates: 1945

Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection

 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

 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

Dr. Mary Emily Lapham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0418
Abstract

Mary Emily Lapham (1860-1936) was a doctor known for her research with tuberculosis patients. During WWI, she traveled to Europe on a Red Cross Medical Mission.

The collection consists primarily of letters written by Mary Lapham during her time with the Red Cross. Also included are photographs, newspapers clippings, and miscellaneous materials relating to Dr. Lapham's time in Europe.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0395
Abstract

Adeline Sears LaPlante (1919-2006) of Easton, Pennsylvania, served as a recruiter and as a public relations officer in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.

This collection includes letters, postcards and Christmas cards from LaPlante to her parents about her career in the WAAC and the WAC from 1943-1944. The collection also contains a photograph album, and news clippings from LaPlante's time in the service.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

M. A. Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0304
Abstract

M.A. Lincoln served with the British Army on a hospital ship running from German East Africa to Cape Town during World War I.

Two 1917 letters describe Lincoln's desire to return home in the fall of 1917 to join the U.S. Army and her fears that she will not return in time to secure a favorable post.

Dates: 1917

Betty Magnusson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0341
Abstract Betty Magnusson of Duluth, Minnesota, served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II.Letters from Magnusson to a friend at home in Duluth, Minnesota, chiefly document Magnusson's service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in Iowa, Virginia, and France. Frequent topics include WAC uniforms; WAC facilities and buildings; social activities and entertainment, including dances, movies, holiday parties, and snowball fights; and dating and weddings in the military. Letters from...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Mary Haynsworth Mathews Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0119
Abstract

Mary Haynsworth Mathews was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1916. She served with the American Red Cross in England, France, and Germany from 1942 to 1946.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Maggie V. McPherson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0123
Abstract

Maggie V. McPherson served in the American Red Cross, U.S. Army Service Clubs, and U.S. Air Force Service Clubs from 1942-1976.

The McPherson Papers date from 1942 to 1976 and contain correspondence, printed materials, photographs, a scrapbook, and artifacts which document McPherson's tenure in military service clubs from World War II through 1976.

Dates: 1932 - 1976

Janet Muriel Mead Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0389
Abstract

Janet Muriel Mead (1923-2009) of Sand Creek, Michigan, served as a radioman 3rd class in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

The collection contains letters written by Mead to her parents throughout her military career, as well as during the mid-1950s.

Dates: 1940 - 1955

Filtered By

  • Subject: Women veterans -- United States X
  • Subject: Women in war X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Women and the military 58
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 50
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States 48
World War, 1939-1945 37
United States. Army--Women 30
∨ more
Women veterans -- United States -- Interviews 11
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps -- Military life 9
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women -- Interviews 7
Women sailors -- United States 6
Women's College of the University of North Carolina Alumni and alumnae 6
World War, 1914-1918 6
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Uniforms 5
Women sailors -- United States -- Correspondence 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States 5
Military nursing -- United States 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps -- Uniforms 4
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Military life 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, Female 4
France -- Description and travel 3
Iraq War, 2003-2011 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, Female 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Women -- United States 3
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Participation, Female 3
Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Women -- United States 3
United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Interviews 3
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxilliary Corps -- Military life 3
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 3
Women soldiers -- United States 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States -- Photographs 3
England -- Description and travel 2
Military nursing -- United States -- 20th century 2
New Guinea -- Description and travel 2
Philippines -- Description and travel 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women 2
United States--History--1945- 2
United States. Army -- Nurses -- Interviews 2
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxilliary Corps -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 2
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxilliary Corps -- Uniforms 2
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps -- Interviews 2
United States. Marine Corps Women's Reserve -- Uniforms 2
United States. Navy Nurse Corps -- Uniforms 2
University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2
University of North Carolina at Greensboro Alumni and alumnae 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Participation, Female 2
Woman's College of the University of North Carolina -- Alumni and alumnae -- Interviews 2
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Interviews 2
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) -- Military life 2
Women air pilots -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Women soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 2
Afghan War, 2001- 1
African American soldiers 1
African American soldiers -- Interviews 1
African American women 1
African American women -- History -- 20th century 1
African American women -- Interviews 1
American Red Cross 1
American Red Cross -- Interviews 1
American Red Cross -- Uniforms 1
Armenaki, Doris Wofford -- Interviews 1
Australia -- Description and travel 1
Blee, Elizabeth -- Interviews 1
Bright, Jean Marie -- Interviews 1
Brister, Jane Gail -- Interviews 1
Burma -- Description and travel 1
Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel 1
California -- Description and travel 1
Czechoslovakia -- Description and travel 1
Dietitians 1
Garrett, Caroline Morrison -- Interviews 1
Hawaii -- Description and travel 1
Hicks, Mattie Donnell -- Interviews 1
India -- Description and travel 1
Indiana -- Description and travel 1
Iowa -- Description and travel 1
Japan -- Description and travel 1
Librarians -- United States 1
Librarians -- United States -- Interviews 1
Military libraries -- Germany 1
Nisbet, Judith Bullock -- Interviews 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University -- Alumni and alumnae -- Interviews 1
Oregon -- Description and travel 1
Paris (France) -- Description and travel 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii) 1
Philippines -- Social conditions 1
Radnik, Carrie, 1942-2003 -- Interviews 1
Sectionalism (United States) 1
Social workers 1
Southern States 1
Tailhook Scandal, 1991-1993 1
Texas -- Description and travel 1
United States. Army -- Medical care 1
United States. Army -- Medical personnel 1
United States. Army -- Military life 1
United States. Army -- Women 1
United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Military life 1
United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Uniforms 1
United States. Army Nurse Corps -- Women 1
United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division -- Interviews 1
∧ less
 
Names
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps 18
United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve 11
United States. Army. Women's Army Auxilliary Corps 8
American Red Cross 6
United States. Army Nurse Corps 6
∨ more
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 3
Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives 2
United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division 2
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps 2
United States. Marine Corps Women's Reserve 2
Armenaki, Doris Wofford (1923-2013) 1
Bachman, Elizabeth 1
Bain, Susan Winston 1
Bennett, Judith C. 1
Blee, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee) 1
Branson, Deborah Elizabeth 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, Nancy E. 1
Carter, Peggy 1
Cox, Catherine 1
Crick, Genevieve 1
Curtis, Ruth E. 1
Davis, Gretchen C. 1
Doucet, Nadine Dotts 1
Fischer, Marcelle K. 1
Fox, Charlesanna L. 1
Furman, Sara 1
Furstman, Arline E. 1
Garrett, Caroline Morrison 1
Gilbert, Esther 1
Harris, Norma L. 1
Hedding, Lou A. 1
Herbert, Bessie L. 1
Heyer, Anne Elisabeth 1
Hicks, Mattie Donnell 1
Horton, Evelyn E. 1
Huheey, Anne 1
Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz 1
Jackson, Marjorie L. 1
Jackson, Wilma Leona 1
Kropp, Ruth C. 1
LaPlante, Adeline Sears 1
Lapham, Dr. Mary Emily 1
Lincoln, M.A. 1
Magnusson, Betty 1
Mathews, Mary Haynsworth 1
McPherson, Maggie V. 1
Mead, Janet Muriel 1
Necko, Mary Cugini 1
Nisbet, Judith Bullock 1
Partridge, Mary Elizabeth 1
Petry, Ruth M. 1
Pihlblad, Marie Louise 1
Pimlott, Lillian M. 1
Radnik, Carrie 1
Ryan, Lola H. 1
Salvation Army 1
Smith, Shirley Ruth 1
Sullivan, Clara Fredere 1
Thavenet, Molly 1
Tillson, Shirley, M. 1
Toll family 1
Toll, Henry C. 1
Toll, Katharine W. 1
United States. Air Force Services 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Army Air Forces 1
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces. 1
United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve 1
United States. Marine Corps 1
United States. Marine Reserve Force 1
United States. Navy Department. Library 1
United States. Navy Nurse Corps 1
Walker, Winona Franklin 1
West, Mary Ellen 1
White, Aileen D. 1
Wilkin, Lauretta Webster 1
Williams, Virgilia 1
YMCA of the USA 1
∧ less