Women in war
Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's Red Cross service.
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.
This collection includes a Major Geraldine Smith Richardson's journal spanning from 1942-1946, two military identification cards, an Ancient Order of the Deep membership card, three military medals, and an assortment of military insignia.
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.
Collection consists of seven letters written to her parents in Johnson City, Tennessee. In the letters, Scott discusses military life at the various bases at which she was assigned as well as her job responsibilities. The last letter indicates that she had left the WAC and was living in Gadsden, Alabama with her husband Bill who was serving in the Army Air Force.
This collection contains an album of photographs taken during Clara's time in the Army Nurse Corps, a copy of handwritten reminiscences, a copy of her certificate of identity from the War Department, and a medical kit.
Paulette Pat Sweeney served in the American Red Cross from 1964-1966. During this time she spent thirteen months working in Supplemental Recreation Activities Overseas Programs throughout South Korea before spending a year working at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
The Dorothy Wain Thompson collection includes photographs, military and personal papers, humorous writings, military guides, newspaper clippings, ephemera from her posting to England, songbooks, and a 1945 book about the history of the Air Force Unit. Also included are artifacts such as ribbons, medals, devices, pins, and insignia and patches.
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.
The collection contains hymn books for the Women's Auxiliary Forces, a journal, a commemorative photograph of Queen Elizabeth II, a hat device, and a medal.
This photograph album contains pictures predominately of one United States enlisted woman during World War I as she travels through France. There are photographs of other enlisted members as well as a captioned photograph of a ship which they likely traveled on to Scotland.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 July 2003; 3 scrapbooks that contain a number of photographs, postcards, travel brochures, and correspondence. Locations visited by Walker in her scrapbooks include: Bremen, Germany, Denmark, and Switzerland.
Irma Jackson Cayton Wertz (1911-2007) of Detroit, Michigan, served as an officer in African American units of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and later the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.
The collection is made up of nine photographs and one letter from Wertz to her mother.
Mary Ellen West (b. 1922) of Dover, North Carolina, served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) from 1943 to 1946.
The Mary Ellen West Papers primarily date from 1943 to 1948 and contain papers, printed material, photographs, textiles, artifacts, and an oral history interview which document West's military service.
Aileen D. White served in the Army Nurse Corps in Italy during World War II.
Thirteen V-Mail letters from Lt. Aileen D. White of the Army Nurse Corps to her sister in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Dated from January 1944 to March 1944, the letters briefly describe living conditions and entertainment in an unknown location in Italy where White was stationed with the 17th General Hospital.
Sherley Mae White (1923-2014) served in the Women's Reserve of the Coast Guard (SPARS) from 1943-1945. She served as a drum major for the SPARS marching band at the Biltmore Training Station in Palm Beach, Florida. She later transferred to the Coast Guard Base in Ketchikan, Alaska.
Virgilia "Jill" Williams (1914-2003) of Grandview, Iowa, served in the U.S. Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) as a pharmacist's mate third class at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, and an instructor of pharmacist's mates at the U.S. Naval Training School in the Bronx, New York, during World War II.
The collection contains correspondence, military papers, photographs, postcards, publications, and a scrapbook kept by Williams.