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World War, 1914-1918 -- Women

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox Collection

Identifier: WV 0748
Content Description

Scrapbook, photographs, chauffeur licenses, drawings, letters, and official papers related to Juliet Inness Ellsworth Cox (1881-1966) during her 1918-1920 service in the American Red Cross Motor Corps- New York County Chapter during WWI. Captain Ellsworth resigned on September 15, 1919.

Dates: 1918-1920

Sara Furman Collection

Identifier: WV 0316
Scope and Contents One letter from Sara Furman and two letters from unknown male writers describe experiences during World War I. The 1918 letter written by Sara Furman documents her voyage to England. She describes her fellow passengers, primarily YMCA women, the small boat, and her accommodations and facilities. Other topics include a party and Thanksgiving dinner and social news. The other two letters are written to a Charles S. Hammond, who appears to have been a supply officer, from two members of the...
Dates: 1918 November 29-1919 May 3

Glory Hancock Collection

Identifier: WV 0181
Content Description

The collection includes handwritten correspondence written by Hancock regarding conditions and the work with aiding sick and wounded soldiers, circa 1918.

Dates: circa 1918

Erma G. Riedel Photograph Album

Identifier: WV 0709
Content Description

Photograph album includes over 250 photographs taken by Riedel during her Army Nurse Corps service. Included are images of soldiers and nurses at Fort Des Moines, Iowa and images of nurses, patients, buildings and wards at Camp Kerhuon, France. There are also photographs taken during her travels around France and Italy and of Riedel's return voyage back to the United States. There are also approxiamately 80 commercial photographs of France during the war.

Dates: 1918-1920

United States Enlisted Woman's World War I Service Collection

Identifier: WV 0344

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.

Dates: 1917-1918; Other: Date acquired: 2010