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Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0579
Abstract

Sally Ann Weeks Benson (b. 1947), from Aiken, South Carolina, served as an officer in the United States Navy from July of 1981 to August of 2002.

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

Dates: 1961 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1993 - 2002

Deborah Elizabeth Branson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0617
Abstract Deborah Branson (b. 1951) of Norman, Oklahoma served as a helicopter pilot in the United States Navy from 1976-1999 and worked as a congressional liaison at the Pentagon during the investigation into Tailhook sexual assault scandal in 1991.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,...
Dates: 1970 - 2016; Other: Majority of material found within 1990-1993; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/2016

Denise DiBetta Mathis Champion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0574
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0613
Scope and Contents

Uniforms, artifacts, books, publications, scrapbooks.

Dates: Other: Date acquired: 2016 June 13

Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0639
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0458
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0419
Abstract

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

Irene A. Gepfert Mertz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0517
Abstract

Lieutenant Junior Grade Irene A. Gepfert Mertz (1919-2012) of Fort Wayne, Indiana, served in the Navy Nurse Corps (NNC) from 1943-1946. She worked at both the San Diego Naval Hospital in California and the Aiea Heights Naval Hospital in Hawaii during her commission.

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

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

Triangle Seagals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0601
Abstract Unit 144 of the WAVES National Organization, the Triangle Seagals, is an organization of Women Veterans of the United States Navy, Navy Nurse Corps, Coast Guard and Marines. The majority of their members served with the Navy WAVES during World War II.As of February, 2016, this collection consists of scrapbooks and photo albums related to the activities of the Triangle Seagals. The scrapbooks contain correspondence, ephemera, photographs, and newsletters related to WAVES, Women...
Dates: 1989 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1990-1999