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Norma L. Harris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0309
Abstract Norma L. Harris (1918-1988) of San Francisco, California, served as a staff sergeant in the WAC (Women's Army Corps) from 1943 to 1948.

The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Bessie L. Herbert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0303
Abstract Bessie L. Herbert served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.

Photograph album contains pictures of Bessie L. Herbert and friends in various poses during her service in the WAC in World War II. Photos were taken at Camp Grant, Illinois; Fort Sheridan, Illinois; on leave in Brookfield, Massachusetts; Springfield, Massachusetts; and downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Includes some photos of Herbert's family and many of her WAC colleagues.
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection

 Collection
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

Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0044
Abstract African American nurse Mattie Donnell Hicks of Greensboro, N.C., served in the Army Nurse Corps from 1945 to 1966.Artifacts, an oral history interview, and textiles document her service in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Artifacts include service ribbons, cuff buttons, and shoulder insignia. The oral history interview documents Hicks's early life, her military service, and her post-war life in Greensboro, N.C. Specific subjects include basic training at...
Dates: 1942 - 1999

Evelyn E. Horton Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

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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

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

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Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives 2
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United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve 2
United States. Navy Nurse Corps 2
Armenaki, Doris Wofford (1923-2013) 1
Bachman, Elizabeth 1
Bain, Susan Winston 1
Bennett, Judith C. 1
Boyce, Westray Battle 1
Bright, Jean Marie 1
Brister, Jane Gail 1
Camp Shows, Inc. 1
Carter family. 1
Carter, Nancy E. 1
Carter, Peggy 1
Cowgill, Helen Louise 1
Cox, Catherine 1
Crick, Genevieve 1
Curtis, Ruth E. 1
Dickson, Mary C 1
Doucet, Nadine Dotts 1
Fischer, Marcelle K. 1
Fox, Charlesanna L. 1
Frances Stanley Trembath 1
Furstman, Arline E. 1
Garrett, Caroline Morrison 1
Gilbert, Esther 1
Harris, Norma L. 1
Herbert, Bessie L. 1
Heyer, Anne Elisabeth 1
Hicks, Mattie Donnell 1
Horton, Evelyn E. 1
Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz 1
Jackson, Marjorie L. 1
Jackson, Wilma Leona 1
Josephine L. DePietro 1
Kropp, Ruth C. 1
LaPlante, Adeline Sears 1
Mack, Ruth Mary 1
Magnusson, Betty 1
Mathews, Mary Haynsworth 1
McPherson, Maggie V. 1
Mead, Janet Muriel 1
Miller, Margarette S. 1
Moore, Margaret Catherine 1
Necko, Mary Cugini 1
Nisbet, Judith Bullock 1
North Carolina College for Women. Class of 1919 1
Partridge, Mary Elizabeth 1
Peck, Eleanor K. 1
Petry, Ruth M. 1
Pihlblad, Marie Louise 1
Pimlott, Lillian M. 1
Pritchard, Jane 1
Radnik, Carrie 1
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Ryan, Lola H. 1
Salvation Army 1
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West, Mary Ellen 1
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