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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

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

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

Women Veterans General Textiles and Artifacts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0001
Abstract Textiles and artifacts purchased by University Archives and Manuscripts on a continuing basis supplement and complement the individual veterans collections in the Women Veterans Historical Project. This collection includes full uniforms, individual uniform items, hats, shoes, and other artifacts from the Women's Army Corps, Women's Air force, WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service-Navy), Coast Guard SPARS, Women Marines, Army Nurse Corps, Navy Nurse Corps, American Red Cross,...
Dates: circa 1940-1999

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