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Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

Identifier: WV 0579
Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are a 2015 oral history interview, military papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and uniforms. Much of the material in the collection focuses on her time in Meridian, Mississippi and Sasebo, Japan.

Dates: 1961-2005; Other: Majority of material found within 1993-2002

Deborah Elizabeth Branson Collection

Identifier: WV 0617
Scope and Contents

The Deborah Elizabeth Branson Papers date from 1970-2016, with the bulk from 1990-1993. The majority of items in the collection are related to issues about concerning the 1991 Tailhook sexual assault scandal, sexual harassment in the military, and women's positions in the military. The collection includes, transcripts, official military reports, training guides, military magazines, military advertisements, military comics, newspaper articles, envelope hat, and VHS videotapes.

Dates: 1970-2016

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Collection

Identifier: WV 0574

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion (b. 1953) served in the United States Navy WAVES, or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service, from 1976 to 1980 .

Dates: 1976 - 1980

Lois Betlach Filewood Collection

Identifier: WV 0613
Scope and Contents

Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 2016 June 13

Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection

Identifier: WV 0639

Barbara Gunschel served in the US Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 until 1944. During this time she was stationed in Washington DC.

Dates: 1942 - 1944

Laura Henry Collection

Identifier: WV 0458

Laura Henry (1912-2009) of Palo Alto California, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II. She completed special training in aerography and became one of the first twenty-two aerologists in the WAVES preparing forecasts for the military planes.

Dates: 1944 - 1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2009

Alice Doretta Lentz Collection

Identifier: WV 0419

Alice Doretta Lentz (1921-2009) was a nurse holding the rank of ensign in the United States Navy Nurse Corps during World War II, who was stationed at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This collection consists of personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, her patients at the hospital, and her friends.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Amber Murray Mathwig Collection

Identifier: WV 0568
Dates: 2002-2003, 2010-2011, 2014

Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Collection

Identifier: WV 0517
Scope and Contents

Oral History, 1 box, 2 scrapbooks.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/15/2012

Christine Marie Milam Collection

Identifier: WV 0637

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