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Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Abstract

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman of Wapakoneta, Ohio, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

The collection contains approximately 30 letters written to Miss Cecil De Long describing her life at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.

Dates: 1943

Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290
Abstract

Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Westray Battle Boyce Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0472
Abstract Westray Battle Boyce (1901 - 1972), of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, served as part of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corp (WAAC) and Women's Army Corp (WAC) from 1942 to 1947. She served under General Eisenhower in North Africa and is the first woman to have received the Legion of Merit medal. In 1945, she succeeded Colonel Oveta Culp Hobby as director of the WAC and served as its second director until her retirement from military service in 1947.Collection contains copies of letters...
Dates: 1943 - 1975; Other: Date acquired: 2009

Jane Gail Brister Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0115
Abstract

Jane G. Brister (1921-2011), of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from May 1943 to December 1946 and from December 1948 to June 1965.

The Brister Papers (bulk 1945-1965) contain printed material, photographs, artifacts, scrapbooks, and an oral history interview which document her twenty-year career in the army.

Dates: 1943-1988, 1999; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1988

Nancy E. Carter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0322
Abstract

Nancy E. Carter of Charlottesville, Virginia, served as a sergeant in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II and remained in the army at least until the 1960s.

Correspondence written chiefly by Nancy E. Carter and various members of the Carter family document Carter's military service and the lives of her family members in California and Ohio from the 1940s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1942 - 1992

Helen Louise Cowgill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0475
Abstract

Helen Louise Cowgill (1919-2008) of Syracuse, New York, was a segeant in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1945 until 1948.

This collection contains correspondence 1945-1948 by Helen Cowgill, one newspaper clipping, and a letter from Cowgill's brother William.

Dates: 1945-1948; Other: Date acquired: 12/20/2009

Catherine "Kay" Cox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0366
Abstract

Catherine "Kay" Cox (b. 1922) of Salem, Massachusetts, was a recruiter in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) during World War II.

The collection contains approximately fifty letters written by Cox to Robert W. Curwen (1921-2008), a friend in the U.S. Army Air Forces, during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945

Genevieve Crick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0306
Abstract

Genevieve Crick served in the Women's Army Corps in 1944 and 1945 as a public relations officer.

Letters, some sent from Oregon and some from California, describe a few of Crick's day-to-day activities in the Women's Army Corps as well as many nonservice-related personal issues.

Dates: 1944 - 1945

Josephine L. DePietro Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0461
Abstract Josephine L. DePietro (1919-2006) was a nurse and 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Throughout the war she served at the Thomas H. England General Hospital in Atlantic City, New Jersey, the Halloran General Hospital in Staten Island, New York, and at Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn, New York.This collection primarily consists of letters to and from DePietro friends and family, as well as a small collection of school annuals, postcards, and...
Dates: 1938 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 2009 April 13

Marcelle Fischer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0253
Abstract

Marcelle K. Fischer served in the WAC from 1942-1945.

The Marcelle Fischer Papers (bulk 1942-1946) contains artifacts, correspondence, instructional materials, military papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs which primarily document Fischer's military service.

Dates: 1935-1961, 1990; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1961

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