Women in war
Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
Charlesanna L. Fox Collection
The collection includes correspondence, photographs, and biographical materials documenting her experience as a camp librarian at Camp Lejeune, NC, and at Pear Harbor, HI; along with various printed materials, including newspaper clippings and souvenirs, and an oral history transcript, 5 March 1999.
Sara Furman Collection
Arline E. Furstman Papers
Letters and postcards from Arline Furstman to an acquaintance in Jamaica, Long Island, chiefly document Furstman's service with the WAVES in 1944 and 1945. Letters detail her duties in the military; off-duty activities; reactions to VJ Day in August 1945; entertainment; and the 1945 plane crash into the Empire State Building.
Caroline Morrison Garrett Collection
Esther Gilbert Collection
Esther Gilbert of Norwich, Connecticut, served as a staff assistant with the American Red Cross in the Pacific Theater of World War II from July 1944 to March 1946.
This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served, including Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Barbara Vincent Gunschel Collection
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.
Annie R. Gwynn Collection
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.
Norma L. Harris Collection
The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.
Lou A. Hedding Collection
Laura Henry Scrapbook
The Laura Henry Scrapbook has one scrapbook and three separate pages of Mount Holyoke Songs. The scrapbook has a wooden cover with images of a United States navy ship on it. It has approximately 58 pages and contains newspaper clippings, cards, menus from military base holiday lunches, and Laura Henry's official military identification cards.