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Molly Thavenet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0429
Abstract

Molly Thavenet (1905-1991) of Rhode Island was stationed in Italy while serving in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The scrapbook contains correspondence, ephemera, photographs, newsletters, official military communications and records, and clippings primarily related to Thavenet's service in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) Air Forces from 1943-1945.

Dates: 1940 - 1950

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

Katharine W. Toll Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0293
Abstract

Katharine Wolcott Toll of Amherst, Massachusetts, was a journalist. She served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

The Katharine W. Toll Papers span from 1929 to the 1980s and primarily documents Katharine Toll's service in the WAVES during World War II.

Dates: circa 1929-1989 and undated

Winona Franklin Walker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0284
Abstract

Winona Franklin Walker of South Boston, Virginia, served as a librarian with the Army Special Services in Bremen, Germany, in 1945 and 1946. The materials in this collection are primarily from Walker's time in the Army Special Services.

Dates: 1945-1964, 2003; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1965

Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0523
Abstract

Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz (1911-2007) of Detroit, Michigan, served as an officer in African American units of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and later the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.

The collection is made up of nine photographs and one letter from Wertz to her mother.

Dates: 1942 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/2007

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

Aileen D. White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0301
Abstract

Aileen D. White served in the Army Nurse Corps in Italy during World War II.

Thirteen V-Mail letters from Lt. Aileen D. White of the Army Nurse Corps to her sister in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Dated from January 1944 to March 1944, the letters briefly describe living conditions and entertainment in an unknown location in Italy where White was stationed with the 17th General Hospital.

Dates: 1944

Lauretta Webster Wilkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0307
Abstract Lauretta Webster Wilkin served in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.Letters to her family in West Covington, Kentucky, and several photographs document Wilkin's military service. Subjects include basic training; uniforms and equipment; her work in the army's drafting department; the transition from the WAAC to the WAC in 1943; war news; family affairs; and social life and recreation. Photographs are of individual and...
Dates: 1943 - 1946

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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Armenaki, Doris Wofford (1923-2013) 1
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Bennett, Judith C. 1
Blee, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee) 1
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Brune, Rachel Ann 1
Carter family. 1
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Cox, Catherine 1
Crick, Genevieve 1
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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
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Kropp, Ruth C. 1
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Lapham, Dr. Mary Emily 1
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