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Women and the military

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 702 Collections and/or Records:

1949 Women in the Air Force (WAF) Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0638
Abstract

This photograph album documents the early days of the Women in the Air Force Program including some of the earliest African American WAF. The photographs mostly document the trainees in San Antonio, Texas and Lackland Air Force Base and shows the women working and training around the base. There are also photographs of the women during their free time enjoying activities on and off base including trips to the Alamo, Riverwalk, and the Continental Divide.

Dates: 1948-1949; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2017

Clara Adams-Ender Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0332
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 September 2005; various photographs of her Army Nurse Corps service, 1964-1995.

Dates: 1964-1995, 2005

Gail Adams Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0434
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 30 October 2008.

Dates: 2008 October 30

Helen Allegrone Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0062
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 12 April 1999; various photographs of Allegrone's Navy WAVES service, 1943-1945.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Pauline Rogstad Allison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0357
Content Description

This collection includes 1 August 2006 oral history transcript; portrait photograph of Pauline Allison in Navy Nurse Corps blue outdoor uniform and service cap, circa 1943; headshot of Pauline with her uniform; and photograph of Pauline while in the Navy Nurse Corps white outdoor service uniform and matching service cap, circa 1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1944, 2006

Ann Holder Andavall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0444
Abstract

Ann Holder Andavall (b. 1921), of Ashland, Oregon, served in the United States Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Voluntary Emergency Service) as an aerial gunnery instructor during World War II.

The collection includes a 2008 December oral history transcript, 2 photographs, and a United States Pensacola Naval Station Specialist School Diploma.

Dates: circa 1944 to 1945; 2008 December

Elaine Agnes Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0191
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 December 2000; photographs of Elaine during her services as a WAC in Germany, 1949-1952; military payment certificates in five and ten cent denominations.

Dates: 1958-1968

Laura G. Anderton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0026
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 27 January 1999; various photographs of Anderton's WAVES service, 1943-1946; correspondence with her mother, 14 August and 13 September 1945.

Dates: circa 1942 - 1999

Doris Wofford Armenaki Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0079
Scope and Contents Doris Wofford Armenaki of Cornelia, Ga., served in the Cadet Nurse Corps and the Army Nurse Corps during World War II.Included are artifacts, an oral history interview, and a photograph documenting Armenaki's service and nursing experiences. Artifacts include dog tags, identification materials, an Army Nurse Corps cloisonne pin, and army patches. Oral history interview documents Armenaki's early education, her military service, her personal life after the war, and her nurses...
Dates: 1944-1999

Dora Ann DeHart Atha Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0504
Dates: 1961-1962; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2010

Dorothy B. Austell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0184
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 18 September 2000; a photograph of Austell in uniform, 1943.

Dates: 1943-2000

Dorothy Avery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0204
Content Description The collection includes photographs of Avery during service as a Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) at Avenger Field, Texas, circa 1943 to 1944; graduation announcement card for Avery from the Army Air Force Flying Training Detachment at Avenger Field; souvenir from Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico; copy of newspaper article on the Women's Trainee Program at Avenger Field; miscellaneous personal correspondence, circa 1943 to 1945; and Navy-Lockheed Service Center publication, "The Harpoon",...
Dates: circa 1943-1945

Elizabeth "Betty" Bachman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0315
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of approximately 30 pieces of correspondence during 1943 between Bachman and Miss Cecil De Long of Wapakoneta, Ohio. The letters indicate that Bachman and De Long had a romantic relationship.

Dates: 1943

Elizabeth Rutledge Bacon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0088
Content Description

The collection includes a WAC plaque, 1954; photographs of Bacon’s service with the Women's Army Corps; various military papers, 1948-1962; various newspaper clippings, 1942-1952, 1978.

Dates: circa 1942-1978

Frances Barringer Bailey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0069
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 25 April 1999; various photographs of Bailey's time with the Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES), 1943-1946; a booklet from the Naval Reserve Midshipman's School, 1943; various military papers; an officer hat insignia; Navy discharge pin.

Dates: 1943-1999

Jaenn Coz Bailey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0141
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 13 January 2000; Navy military papers, 1944-1946; various correspondence, 1945-1946; various photographs of Bailey's Navy WAVES service, 1943-1946; various newspaper clippings, 1943-1946; personal memoirs of Bailey's WAVES service, undated.

Dates: circa 1944-2000

Mildred Caroon Bailey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0084
Content Description

The collection includes photographs of Bailey in her Women’s Army Corps uniform, 1959-1971; various newspaper clippings, 1958-2000; various personal papers, including a copy of Bailey’s biography, October 1971; publication titled “Conversations between Brigadier General Mildred C. Bailey and Lieutenant Colonel Rhoda M. Messer,” September 1978; an oral history transcript, 26 May 1999.

Dates: 1958-2000

Susie Winston Bain Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0185
Abstract Susie Winston Bain of Markham, Texas, was a WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II.Correspondence, artifacts, textiles, printed material, clippings, and an oral history interview document Susie Winston Bain's 1943-1944 service as a WASP. Letters from Bain to her family describe daily life on base in Laredo, Texas, in 1944. Military and personal papers document Bain's activities as a pilot during WWII and in post-war Greensboro, North Carolina. Newspapers and...
Dates: 1943 - 2000; 1944

Betty U. Baker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0042
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 19 February 1999; photographs of Baker's Army Air Force service and after, 1944-1999.

Dates: circa 1944-1999

Dorothy Baker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0385
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 21 February 2007; Women in the Military Memorial booklet,1997; photocopy of article "Merchant Vessels Beome Mercy Ships" not dated; various photographs of Jean during service and later in life printed from the UNCG website.

Dates: circa 1944, 1997, 2007

June Neely Baker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0138
Abstract June Neely Baker served in the Army Air Forces as a member of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) during World War II.The collection includes various nonmilitary ephemera including employer identification card from Avon Products, 1950's; a letter from the principal of June's school, 1932; blank postcards; WWII blank postcards from Cochran Field in Georgia; photographs of June posing with friends and coworkers at Army Air Force Base, 1943; various photographs of June with her military...
Dates: circa 1900 to 1943

Rita A. Barbraitis Collection

 File
Identifier: WV 0564
Content Description

This collection includes May 2014 oral history transcript; photographs; recruiting brochures; 1992-1993 issues of Round Robinette newsletters; identification cards; newspaper clipping; and other miscelleaneous materials from her time with the SRAO American Red Cross.

Dates: circa 1960s- 2014

Elizabeth O'Neill and Elizabeth A. Barker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0717
Content Description

4 photo albums, NAS Da Nang 1966-67 Yearbook, plaque, certificates, photographs, poster, 2 caps, and insignia

Dates: 1965-1977

Jenny Barker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0417
Content Description

This collection includes Dress Blue Jacket; White Dress Shirt; Collar Tie; Dress Blue Skirts; Sweater "Wooly Pully" white dress uniform peaked cap; summer garrison cap; winter olive green garrison cap; shirt tabs; wool scarf; blue dress uniform jacket; pair of black dress shoes. photograph of "Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island SC Platoon 6A and 6B.

Dates: 1977-1988

Beverly Barksdale Sheppe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0103
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 July 1999; 2 photographs of Sheppe during her American Red Cross service, circa 1945.

Dates: circa 1945-1999

Kay C. Barrett Letters

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0289

Bertha Barwikowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0188
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 November 2000; a portrait photograph of Barwikowski in uniform, circa 1944.

Dates: 1944-2000

Barbara Bagby Battenfeld Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0499
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 22 September 2010.

Dates: 2010 September 22

Bonnie James Baxter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0329
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 31 August 2005; correspondence to Bonnie with UNCG Women's Veterans Archivists 2005-2006; various photographs of Baxter and friends during her United States Coast Guard SPARs service, circa 1944-1946.

Dates: 1944-1946, 2005

Kathleen Bayne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0110
Content Description

The collection includes Bayne's Women's Army Corps hat, 2 Women's Army Corps issued purses, olive drab enlisted winter uniform, a brown blouse, skirt and jacket with 4 gold buttons embossed with United States Great Seal, and 1 Women's Army Corps olive drab enlisted garrison cap with gold and green piping.

Dates: circa 1943-1999

Ora T. Beatty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0136
Abstract

Ora T. Beatty served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) during World War II.

The collection includes 2 letters of recommendation from Beatty's family physician and school principal to consider for WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), personal correspondence, and Navy Training Course certificate. Oversize Box 2 The Stethoscope United States Naval Hospital newsletter and a photograph of Beatty.

Dates: circa 1943-1945

Lynn Bechard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0011
Content Description

The collection includes 4 copies of photographs.

Dates: circa 1944

Virginia Gardner Becker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0053
Content Description

The collection includes an oral history transcript, 17 March 1999; various military papers from Becker's Navy WAVES service, 1943-1944; Navy WAVES publications, 1943-1944; “Sounding Off” newsletter, 29 June-27 July 1943; photographs of Becker in uniform, 1943-1945; WAVES black leather shoulder bag; WAVES wool havelock.

Dates: 1943-1999

Catherine Ann Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0697
Content Description

This collection contains various military items related to Catherine Ann Bennett including a 1974 cap, a flight suit "zimmer", navy blue jacket with pins, photographs, and papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1974-1999

Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps. The letters contain excellent descriptions about WAC life in New Guinea as well as the responsibilities of command. Several letters describe in detail the native culture, its dress and way of life. A few letters contain sketches of native dress, instruments, and customs. Also included in this...
Dates: 1944-1945

Sally Ann Weeks Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0579
Scope and Contents

Included in this collection are a 2015 oral history interview, military papers, correspondence, photographs, artifacts, and uniforms. Much of the material in the collection focuses on her time in Meridian, Mississippi and Sasebo, Japan.

Dates: 1961-2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1993-2002

Cheryl Bernhardt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0529
Content Description

This collection includes an oral history transcript, 10 March 2012; various scanned photographs, circa 1971-1973.

Dates: 1972-2012

Betty Berry Godin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0096
Content Description 19 June 1999 oral history transcript; Newspaper article photocopies: San Diego Union Tribune article from December, 1995 titled about her service as a WWII Army Air Force Evacuation Nurse; November 1995 titled "Flight nurses saved 40,000 in remote World War II theater" and The Bomber Newspaper from Bowman Field, KY, May 1943 article on Betty's Air Nurse Evacuation School Graduation with a copy of photograph of the graduating class ; copy of Book cover "No Time for Fear: Voices of American...
Dates: circa 1943-1999

Laura Bicknell Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0668
Content Description The first part of the album has a number of photos showing women at Hunter College. Enlisted WAVES had been training at several different universities at the outset of the program and Hunter was later chosen as it provided the best facilities to manage such a large number of trainees. Hunter was commissioned February 8, 1943 as “The U.S. Naval Training Center, the Bronx” and became known as the “USS Hunter.” The photos here include portraits and group shots, as well as images of living...
Dates: circa 1943-1945

Elizabeth "Betsy" Blee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0538
Abstract

Elizabeth "Betsy" Summer Blee (b. 1951) served in Ground Supply and as a Mess Officer in the Marine Corps from 1975-1981, and in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1981-1997. Included are her papers, artifacts and pictures from her time in the military, largely focusing on the 1970s.

Dates: 1960-1993; Majority of material found within 1975-1993; Other: Date acquired: 2012 September 21