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Ruth Mary Petry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0319
Abstract Ruth Mary Petry (1916-2004) of Ithaca, New York, served in the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) from 1943 to 1944. Petry was stationed at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas and at Courtland Air Base, Alabama, during her time in the service.Collection contains information about Petry's experiences as a WASP during World War Two and as a member of the Order of Fifinella. The collection spans from 1940 to 1991. Material formats include: correspondence from 1943 to 1949 and 1961 to...
Dates: 1940-1991 and undated

Marie Louise Pihlblad Collection

 Collection
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

Lillian M. Pimlott Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0219
Abstract Lillian Mary Pimlott, a Trenton, New Jersey native, joined the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in March 1943 as an ensign and retired years later as a lieutenant commander in the navy.Correspondence, military papers, photographs, and printed material primarily document Lillian Pimlott's 1943-1946 service in the WAVES and her continued military service in the naval reserves. Letters to family and friends describe Pimlott's 1937 travels to England, her...
Dates: 1937 - 1968

Jane Pritchard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0424
Abstract Jane Pritchard was an Ensign in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Emergency Services) stationed in Cambridge, Massachusetts during World War II.

The collection contains three letters to Pritchard from Private First Class Susan Peters and one unidentified photograph.
Dates: 1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/14/2008

Carrie Radnik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0269
Abstract Carrie Radnik of Montrose, Alabama, served in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.

Collection includes oral history interview and photographs from Radnik's service with the Army Nurse Corps in Louisiana and in Australia and New Guinea in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1942-1945, 2003; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Lola H. Ryan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0362
Abstract Lola H. Ryan of McGraw, New York, worked as an operating room nurse in the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.\n The collection contains approximately 120 letters and v-mail written by Lola Ryan to her parents and brother. Ryan discusses her experiences of being a nurse in basic training, the conditions in wartime France, German prisoners of war, her experiences as a wartime nurse, and her longing to return home and be discharged from the army.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Shirley Ruth Smith Collection

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Identifier: WV 0318
Abstract Shirley R. Smith was a social worker in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945.Correspondence between Shirley R. Smith and her family and friends documents her service in the American Red Cross from 1943 to 1945. Letters in 1943 from Smith to her family in Wyoming, Ohio, describe her daily activities in great detail. Subjects in the spring of 1943 include her work with patients, a WAAC beauty shop, and a ceremony for Gray Ladies at her hospital in Indiana. Letters from Washington,...
Dates: 1941 - 1945

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

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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

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States -- Photographs 5
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Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, Female 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Women -- United States 3
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Forest Park High School (Baltimore, Md.) -- Students -- Yearbooks 1
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Librarians -- United States 1
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United States. Cadet Nurse Corps -- Interviews 1
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps -- Uniforms 1
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United States. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve -- Interviews 1
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United States. Marine Corps Women's Reserve 4
Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.) 3
Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives 2
United States. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division 2
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps 2
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
Roberta Wooddell House 1
Ryan, Lola H. 1
Salvation Army 1
Smith, Shirley Ruth 1
Thavenet, Molly 1
Thornton, Nancy Wooddell 1
Tillson, Shirley, M. 1
Toll family 1
Toll, Henry C. 1
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Triangle Seagals 1
United Service Organizations (U.S.) 1
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United States. Navy Department. Library 1
Walker, Winona Franklin 1
West, Mary Ellen 1
Widener, Phyllis 1
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