Women veterans -- United States
Found in 129 Collections and/or Records:
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 7 January 2012; various scanned photographs.
The collection contains military papers, pins and patches, programs, newsletters and newspapers from the areas where Harris served, and WAC songbooks.
Sarah Clapp Haworth (1920-2011), of Swannanoa, North Carolina, served in the United States Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) from 1942 to 1943.
This collection includes 18 March 2011 oral history transcript.
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.
This collection contains eight letters written by Hill and one by her huysband Sgt. Willis Hill to their daughters Ella and Josephine. The letters contain information about the life of a Civil War nurse, the feelings of loneliness and sorry at being seperated from her family, and the soliders and staff she knew at the hospital.
Mabel R. Holmes served in the United States Army Nurse Corps during World War I. Holmes was given the assignment as Chief Army Nurse on September 19, 1918. On July 7, 1919, she worked at the Base Hospital at Camp Lee in Virginia.
This collection contains an interview, textiles, and photographs.
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 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 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.
The Cindy Kempkes Papers date from 1979-2013 with the bulk from 1979. The majority of the items are photographs and U.S. military manuals. There is also an Amendment to the H.R. 1960 involving the exposure of the residents of Fort McClellan to toxic chemicals.
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.
Barbara A. Wolfe Kucharczyk of Florida served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976 to 1998.
The Kucharczyk Papers primarily date 1977 to 1998 and cincludes March 2003 and April 2019 oral history transcripts, photographs and photograph albums, military papers and records, clippings, programs, writings, yearbooks, awards, artifacts, uniform and uniform accessories, insignia, ribbons, badges, and medals, which document her career in the U.S. Air Force.
Adeline Sears LaPlante (1919-2006) of Easton, Pennsylvania, served as a recruiter and as a public relations officer in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) and the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1942-1945.
This collection includes letters, postcards and Christmas cards from LaPlante to her parents about her career in the WAAC and the WAC from 1943-1944. The collection also contains a photograph album, and news clippings from LaPlante's time in the service.
This collection consists of twenty-two personal letters written by Lentz to her family that describe her life as a nurse, which included receiving vaccinations and watching as German prisoners of war arrived at her base. The letters also discuss news regarding her friends and her patients.
Two 1917 letters describe Lincoln's desire to return home in the fall of 1917 to join the U.S. Army and her fears that she will not return in time to secure a favorable post.
Included in this collection are military handbooks, artifacts, and uniforms.
7 folders of personal correspondence 1943-1945; oil ration coupons, 1943; Houston Lighting and Power Comp. Employee documents for Henry Marshall; Newspaper article photocopy dated Friday, October 20,1944: an editorial from the Stars and Stripes titled" Don't Get Chummy with Jerry".
Mary Haynsworth Mathews was born in Greenville, South Carolina, in 1916. She served with the American Red Cross in England, France, and Germany from 1942 to 1946. Included in this collection are an oral history and photographs.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 December 1999; various photographs of Mattern's Marine Corps Women's Reserve service, 1943-1945.
The collection includes printed materials; including newsletters; booklets; yearbooks; and clippings especially from her time in Korea. Also, it includes 3 scrapbooks that document McPherson's Red Cross service, 1947-1959; additional scrapbook of club service at Double Five, Osan, Korea, 1959-1960.
The collection contains letters written by Mead to her parents throughout her military career, as well as during the mid-1950s. Photographs in the collection include images of Meade, her friends in the WAVES and U.S. Navy, and Naval Air Station Seattle.
The collection includes an Air Navigation student workbook, December 1945; a training syllabus for Air Navigation course, December 1945; various photographs during and after Mendenhall's WAVES service, 1943-1991; a Flying Trainer handbook, May 1943; various procedure papers, undated; an oral history transcript, including audio cassette tape, 28 May 1999.
The collection includes an oral history transcript, 9 May 2011 oral history transcript; 1 box, 2 scrapbooks.
Margaret Catherine Moore (1913-1975) was a Woman's College alumna, nurse and nurse educator after whom the UNCG School of Nursing building is named. The Margaret Catherine Moore Papers date from 1913 to 1982 and contain biographical material, diplomas and degrees, a high school annual, photographs, Moore's thesis from New York University, and World War II materials.
The Mary Cugini Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, military papers, Necko's poems, newspaper clippings, souvenirs, copies of the newsletters The U.S. Marine Corps Beachhead and The Marine Corps Women's Reserve The Word, a 1999 oral history recording and transcript, and textiles.
A scrapbook from her time in the Marine Corps Women's Reserve has been digitized.
The collection contains correspondence, maps, patches, photographs, newspaper clippings, programs, and official documents pertaining to Partridge's Red Cross service.
This collection consists of fifteen letters written by Peck to her family beginning a few days after her arrival in London, England, on 31 October 1941. The letters are addressed to "Poppy", which may be her father, and "Ros", which may be a nickname for her younger sister Rosamond, as well as her family. All fifteen letters describe the people and everyday life in London before she was commissioned by the Army, and discuss any news from the war and her family.
The contents of this collection contains three letters from 1945 from Pritchard's friend Private First Class Susan Peters, who was stationed in Florence, Italy as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC). These letters describe the places around the world that Peters travelled to, and her fellow WACs. There is also one photograph of an unnamed woman - presumably Jane Pritchard - in a naval uniform.
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.