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1949 Women in the Air Force (WAF) Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0638
Abstract

This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African Amercian WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.

Dates: 1948 - 1949; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2017

Dora Ann DeHart Atha Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0504
Abstract

Dora Atha (b. 1942) of Leaksville, North Carolina, served as a medical specialist in the U.S. Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1961-1964.

The collection includes a 2010 oral history interview, uniforms, military records, correspondence, and training materials.

Dates: 1961-1962; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2010

Lois Betlach Filewood Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0613
Scope and Contents

Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 2016 June 13

Annie R. Gwynn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0430
Abstract

Annie R. Gwynn (1901-1993)) served in the U.S. Women's Army Corps during World War II and the Korean War. Included in the collection are army manuals, textiles, and immunization records.

Dates: 1945 - 1956; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2003

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...
Dates: 1942 - 1999

Shirley Sprague Tucker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0596
Abstract

Shirley Sprague Tucker served in the United States Women in the Air Force (WAF) from 21 November 1950 to 20 November 1954 before spending ten years working with the International Red Cross.

Dates: 1950 - 1954; Other: Date acquired: 10/08/2015

Women Veterans General Printed Materials and Video Recordings Collection

 Collection
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

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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