Women in war
Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:
Bessie L. Herbert Collection
Anne Elisabeth Heyer Collection
Mattie Donnell Hicks Collection
Evelyn E. Horton Collection
Anne Huheey Collection
Marjorie L. Jackson Collection
The collection consists of 123 letters written by Jackson to her fiance, Henry Heusinkveld, from February through August 1945, while Jackson was stationed in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and later, Louisville, Kentucky. While the letters contain some information on Jackson's day-to-day life as a WAC, they focus primarily on the couple's personal relationship.
Wilma Leona Jackson Uniform Collection
Wilma Leona Jackson served in the Navy Nurse Corps from 1936-1958. She served as the third director of the Navy Nurse Corps from 1954-1958. The collection consists of navy uniforms and uniform accessories.
Leona "Evelyn" Jensen Collection
Leona "Evelyn" Jensen joined the United States Navy WAVES in the summer of 1944. She worked in a United States naval hospital located in Seattle, Washington during World War II. Her scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, U.S. naval hospital newspapers called The Stethoscope, letters, postcards, patient tags, and drawings.
Ruth C. Kropp Collection
Ruth Cambric Kropp enlisted in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service - Navy) in October 1942 and worked in communications and decoding at various installations until her discharge in November 1944.
This collection consists of five WAVES artifacts used by Ruth Kropp during her World War II service.