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Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

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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 1942...
Dates: 1942-1946 and undated

Evelyn E. Horton Collection

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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

Roberta Wooddell House and Nancy Wooddell Thornton Collection

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Identifier: WV 0363
Abstract Roberta Woodell House (1915-?) and Nancy Wooddell Thornton (1916-2002) were sisters who served in the United States Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC)/Women's Army Corps (WAC) and in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Roberta enlisted with the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on 24 July 1942, and ended her career as a WAC captain with the Army Corps of Engineers. Nancy was a nurse with the rank of 1st Lieutenant who joined in 1941; her approximate discharge year is 1944....
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2006

Marjorie L. Jackson Collection

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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

Adeline Sears LaPlante Collection

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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

Eleanor K. Peck Collection

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Identifier: WV 0420
Abstract Eleanor Kellogg Peck (1908-1996) was a volunteer pediatrician at the Hospital for Sick Children on Great Ormond Street in London from 31 October 1941-1943, and later served as a contract surgeon for the U.S. Army's Eighth Air Force beginning in 1944.

This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London on 31 October 1941.
Dates: 1941 - 1943

Marie Louise Pihlblad Collection

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Identifier: WV 0326
Abstract Marie Louise Pihlblad was a member of the Women's Army Corp (WAC) during World War II.

Letters document Marie Louise Pihlblad's experiences in the WAC while stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia (now Fort Lee), from 1943 to 1945. Detailed accounts are given of her daily life at Camp Lee, USO shows, uniforms, traveling along the United States eastern seaboard, and the financial situation for a WAC.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Molly Thavenet Collection

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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

Lauretta Webster Wilkin Collection

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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 groups...
Dates: 1943 - 1946

Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

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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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